With advent of the cloud, newer ways to scale software, and storing the data, we unlocked more unique ways to build and control the user experience. This made our systems complex and our tools endless. Shipping the software has also become difficult, which should ideally be more manageable, reproducible than producing an automobile.
This is where a newer generation of tools, frameworks are evolving to solve this issue. Essentially, the “Shifting-left” strategy for everything done before shipping the end product is a new trend. And this is not new!
When I was an Intel Employee, a senior leader explained how much a simple software bug could cost. It is in $$$$ or more.
Finally, Shifting is not a tool but a culture.