• January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Testing estimates in Scrum, taking it one story at a time

    I really enjoy like doing small projects where I get to put hands on a keyboard and execute tests. Ideally for me when I'm doing this, I'm either doing exploratory testing or performance testing. ...

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Top Agile development tips of 2009

    In 2009, tips about Agile got more traffic than expert advice on any other topic on SearchSoftwareQuality. That didn't surprise our editors, because our surveys showed double-digit increases in our ...

  • December 23, 2009 23 Dec'09

    Waters Corp. meets rigorous compliance demands with requirements management

    Pharmaceutical, food industry service provider Waters Corp, boasts admiration on recent requirements additions to IBM's Rational software, which has allowed them to go paperless.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    Why you don't need to buy a testing tool, except when you do

    I consult with a lot of teams that think they need expensive tools. Some teams do need the features offered by expensive test tools. But most teams I've worked with don't, they just think they do. ...

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Automation Anywhere tackles automated testing

    Automation Anywhere, a provider of automation software solutions has entered the software testing market with its new offering, Test Anywhere. Test Anywhere uses SMART Web and object recorders to optimize and monitor software testing processes and ...

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    IBM Rational Team Concert gets more 'social'

    IBM Rational Concert, developers and testers gain access to collaboration, social networking tools and blogs thanks to IBM Lotus Connections software, beneficial for agile teams needing to be in constant communication to keep track of iterations and...

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Adam Goucher, Mike Kelly look inside "Beautiful Testing"

    A little over a month ago O'Reilly released the book Beautiful Testing: Leading Professionals Reveal How They Improve Software. The book offers 23 essays on software testing, with 27 different ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Fix expensive Web security weaknesses at a lower cost

    Fortify's new Fortify on Demand service offers penetration and static testing of binary code with an introductory price smaller than the 360 full service. On Demand is essentially the first half of ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Excluding certain elements while recording JMeter tests

    In a recent article on JMeter, I related some tips for recording JMeter tests using the proxy recorder. Sometimes when you're recording tests, you want to exclude certain transactions like images, ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Application life cycle management has found a place in the IT lexicon

    Software applications are increasing in complexity making the need for an application lifecycle management tools more obvious. One company used ALM to handle its PM concerns and achieved promising results from their vendor.

  • December 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    APM plus load testing a winning equation for Raymond James

    A change in application performance management tools and practices helped Raymond James Financial improve delivery of services. Using APM products LoadRunner and Precise Transaction Performance Management, the company reduced software and databases ...

  • December 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    Avicode upgrades its end-user experience APM product

    Avicode has added end-user monitoring tools to its .NET application performance management (APM) line. The new features promise end-users the ability to monitor and measure true performance from the end-user perspective, as well viewing failures/...

  • December 01, 2009 01 Dec'09

    Agility and automation mark new application development and QA tools

    Survey new software test automation, business process management (BPM) and agile development tools from Klockwork, OutSystems and others. These tools assist in doing rapid iteration development, modeling, testing and review and other software ...

  • November 20, 2009 20 Nov'09

    How green actions cut businesses' costs

    Let’s end up 2009’s National Green Week with some tips on greening your business. Here are green practices that can cut business costs, compliments of two project management consultants, Cheetah ...

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Building an online community for software testers, an interview with Rosie Sherry

    There are a lot of online places for software testers to collaborate, but one of the more recent and popular entries to the world of online communities is the Software Testing Club. The Software ...