If you are hearing a lot about Shift Left and Shift Right lately, you’re not not alone. Al Wagner has been talking about these practices for a few years. If you are new to these practices, then you’ll want to read Al’s recent post in his blog entitled Something has to change… Shift Left Shift Right or do BOTH!.
Al Wagner is an IBM Technical Evangelist with over 20 years of practical field experience having performed a variety of development roles with specific attention to driving thought leadership, strategic initiatives and tangible solutions around DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Focusing mainly on deployment automation and continuous testing, Al has practical knowledge of the IBM DevOps solution having assisted, mentored and enabled both internal IBM and external customer teams to help solve their IT application infrastructure, development, implementation, and operations challenges. He has spoken extensively on software quality products, principles and techniques at multiple conferences and has authored/co-authored numerous papers and books including the IBM titles â€“ Continuous Release and Deployment For Dummies and Service Virtualization For Dummies.