What’s new in ServiceNow for 2017?

ServiceNow has released its latest version, Istanbul, which introduces a game changing innovation for the platform—Automated Test Framework to provide regression testing. The Automated Test Framework will drastically simplify future upgrades as customers will be able to have a high level of confidence in testing releases prior to upgrades quickly and efficiently. This will allow […]

Learning Analytics

CAUDIT Analysis Part 3 View Part 1 Here View Part 2 Here Since 2006, the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT) has undertaken an annual survey of higher education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to determine the Top Ten issues affecting their usage of Information Technology (IT). To help our customers […]

Educational Technology

CAUDIT Analysis Part 2 View Part 1 Here View Part 3 Here Since 2006, the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT) has undertaken an annual survey of higher education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to determine the Top Ten issues affecting their usage of Information Technology (IT). To help our customers […]

Static Variables & Pointers in ServiceNow

When scripting in ServiceNow, be careful how you create your variables. If you refer to an object such as a gliderecord field/column, you are creating a pointer to the ever-present current value rather than a static value at a point in time. Perhaps an example will help explain…   In our fictitious example, Ranner is […]

Student Success Technologies

CAUDIT Analysis Part 1 View Part 2 Here View Part 3 Here Since 2006, the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT) has undertaken an annual survey of higher education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to determine the Top Ten issues affecting their usage of Information Technology (IT). To help our customers […]

Citrix and web client engagement on an Enterprise system

JDS were engaged by a leading superannuation firm to conduct performance testing of their enterprise applications migrating to a new platform. This was part of a merger with a larger superannuation firm. The larger superannuation firm was unaware of their application performance needs and until recent times, performance was not always a high priority during […]

Understanding Outbound Web Services in ServiceNow

Understanding Outbound Web Services in ServiceNow ServiceNow has the ability to manage both inbound and outbound web services, but as they’re handled slightly differently, they can be confusing. The term “inbound” and “outbound” does not describe the type of HTTP method being used but rather the point of origin for the web service. For example, both […]

How to solve SSL 3 recording issues in HPE VuGen

With web application security becoming more important you may find servers refusing to accept SSL 3.0 protocol due to security vulnerabilities such as POODLE (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POODLE ). Older versions of VuGen will refuse to record the application and display an error page similar to below giving vague information to what the problem is.     VuGen […]

Vugen and GitHub Integration

With the release of LoadRunner 12.53, VuGen now has built in GitHub integration. That means you not only have access to GitHub for saving versions of your script, but also other tools like bug tracking, access control and wikis. Here’s an overview to VuGen’s GitHub integration to get you up and running.   Getting Started […]

What’s new in LoadRunner 12.53

HPE recently announced the next update to LoadRunner – bringing it to version 12.53. While not a major release, there were quite a few updates, enhancements and additions. Here’s a rundown and some initial thoughts on the new release. Brand New GitHub Integration You can now use GitHub as your script repository straight from VuGen. […]