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February 28, 2017
Software testing automation has long been the goal, but the challenges are real. A new generation of scriptless tools promises to make it easy and within everyone's reach.
October 28, 2016
If you want to up your game as a test manager, you'll need to listen and offer to serve others. Expert Jennifer Lent has spot-on career advice for software test managers.
April 01, 2016
Testers have a tough job. QASymphony's soon-to-launch qTest Insights version 2.0 will include an analytics hub that may make life easier.
January 18, 2016
In the midst of all the IoT hype, Claire Rowland is a well-timed reality check. A London-based UX consultant specializing in the IoT space, Rowland is enthusiastic about the opportunities. But ...
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Pairwise testing can improve test coverage without increasing wait times. Consider the QA technique's benefits, challenges and role within a test suite. Continue Reading
The Xray plugin makes test management easier within Jira. Follow along with this video tutorial to take some of the friction out of your test management process. Continue Reading
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TestRail and Zephyr offer test management capabilities and integrate with tools that development teams rely on, like Jira. Check out features and user reviews for each product. Continue Reading
Vendors have inched toward automated application testing for a long time, yet there is still room for growth. Software tester Amy Reichert offers her insights. Continue Reading
Agile teams without a QA manager prioritize developers' perspectives -- even to the software's detriment. Here are three ways in which a QA manager offers value to Agile teams, and how they support testers. Continue Reading
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These methods and technologies change the way developers and testers do their jobs -- or even what their duties are. Explore innovations related to AI, the flow of work and more. Continue Reading
It's time to eliminate the testing bottleneck. Perform tests early and late in the SDLC to keep software moving -- and cut down on defects. Continue Reading
Your boss has jumped on the bandwagon to automate software testing. Don't despair. Software testing expert Matt Heusser walks through what to say -- and do -- to keep everyone happy. Continue Reading
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Monotonous as the task might be, QA must detect and fix the root causes of flaky tests. Invest the time and effort, or risk the dangers of an unreliable test automation suite. Continue Reading
Developers tend to look forward, to the next iteration or the newest software. But, when releasing a feature, don't leave behind end users with older systems and edge case setups. Continue Reading
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