• October 27, 2011 27 Oct'11

    Software Test Professionals Conference (STPCon) coverage

    You know how when you go on a cruise you feel stuffed from all that delicious food that's served around the clock? Well, that's sort of how my brain feels at the end of a conference: happy and ...

  • October 26, 2011 26 Oct'11

    Catherine Powell on testers' personality types

    Catherine Powell of Abakus is another SSQ contributor who I had the pleasure of meeting in person here at STPCon in Dallas. Catherine led an Open Jam session, an interactive learning event in which ...

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    STPCon: The tester's role on an Agile team

    We hear a lot about teams transitioning to Agile, but what does this mean for the tester? Robert Walsh of Excalibur Solutions presented, "Adapting Conventional Testing Strategies for an Agile ...

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    uTest and Mozilla partner to create a test case management tool

    Crowdsource test organization uTest has partnered with Mozilla to create a new test management system, CaseConductor™ . This system will allow testers to collaborate on test case creation, ...

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    Data testing on data warehouse projects

    When Karen Johnson told a barista that she was working on a data warehouse, the barista said, "Oh, where is it located?" While most of us that work with software realize that a data warehouse is ...

  • October 24, 2011 24 Oct'11

    STPCon: Meet Lanette Creamer

    Going to industry conferences is wonderful, not just because of the additional learning and professional development that's available, but because of the connections we make. We go beyond ...

  • October 19, 2011 19 Oct'11

    Agile testing games at STPCon with Lanette Creamer

    In this interview, software consultant Lanette Creamer explains what Agile testing games are and how they can be used to develop the skills of software testers.

  • October 19, 2011 19 Oct'11

    Software development: Benefits of pairing programmers with non-programmers

    In this interview, consultant Lanette Creamer answers questions about how testers or others involved in software development can benefit from learning the language of programmers, even if they are not programmers themselves.

  • October 17, 2011 17 Oct'11

    Keynote DeviceAnywhere provides customized performance monitoring to GPS vendor TomTom

    In keeping with SearchSoftwareQuality’s focus on mobility testing this month, I spoke with the VP of Marketing at Keynote DeviceAnywhere, Leila Modarres, and the VP of Technical Operations for ...

  • October 17, 2011 17 Oct'11

    Real-time performance monitoring for mobile apps

    Mobile ALM provider Keynote DeviceAnywhere and TomTom announced a partnership that enables real-time performance monitoring for TomTom mobile devices. This solution uses a cloud-based platform and provides developers with constant monitoring as well...

  • October 13, 2011 13 Oct'11

    Mobile testing strategies

    Mobile application development is undeniably a hot and growing market and with it comes new challenges for the test community. This month, SSQ is focusing on mobility testing with a series of tips ...

  • October 11, 2011 11 Oct'11

    SwithPoint's new Queuing Alert app signals mobile phone possibilities

    In the latest from a recent series of interviews with companies offering creative new mobile apps, SSQ spoke with Manish Jha, Vice President of Business Development at SwitchPoint, about their new ...

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    SOASTA integrates with Selenium

    On October 4th, the cloud-based performance test organization SOASTA announced its integration with Selenium, the popular open source testing tool. This will allow for functional and performance ...

  • October 06, 2011 06 Oct'11

    MobileCause and software testing: SaaS platform ensures quality for non-profits

    SSQ spoke with Jeff Kuligowski, who recently became Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at MobileCause, a Web service that enables mobile giving, engagement, CRM and donor communication ...

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    Coverity announcement includes integrations with HP and other ALM tools

    On October 3rd, Coverity announced Coverity 5.5, a new release of their development testing platform, along with integration with major ALM vendor HP. Coverity provides static analysis of machine ...