Building an Agile Team: How to Organize Your Team [Video]

One of the key components of building an agile team is making sure your organization is staffed with the right people to execute on your goals. As Jillian Haffner, Director of Cloud Solutions & Integrations at Turbine/Warner Brothers Games, and Jennifer Davis, … [Read more...]

Even If They Hacked It, So What? Why Threat Modeling Matters

Eliminating waste is by far my favorite part of the agile approach to software. In a world where the entirety of a piece of software is designed up front, I might ship and learn only after the fact that nobody ever uses the software's WhizBang feature. That's … [Read more...]

Navigating The Politics of Microservices

Microservices has the potential of significantly impacting the way in which developers create applications. It’s possible to create applications using microservices faster and more efficiently than other technologies that are currently available. The problem is that many … [Read more...]

Deliberate Application Testing in Agile with Dan North

Yesterday morning, I attended Dan North’s keynote session, Deliberate Testing in an Agile World. Dan spoke in depth about the gaps in traditional testing approach and how risks associated with software testing can be managed. I found the session extremely insightful, … [Read more...]

Testing in an Agile Environment

The traditional software development life-cycle model is undergoing a rapid change, primarily because businesses need to deliver quality application in shorter release cycles and at a reduced cost.  The role of a tester is thereby no longer what it used to be in a waterfall … [Read more...]

SmartBear Partners with Centre4 Testing

SmartBear is delighted to announce a partnership with Centre4 Testing. Centre4 Testing has a strong position in the UK testing market and both companies are committed to growing the UK and greater EMEA markets. About Centre4 Testing Centre4 Testing provides Test … [Read more...]

TestComplete 10.4 & QAComplete 9.9 Brings Collaboration Across Teams and Platforms

The SmartBear team is thrilled to announce TestComplete 10.4 and QAComplete 9.9 release.  The focus of both these releases has been helping organizations deliver high quality applications in shorter release schedules by improving collaboration across various software testing … [Read more...]

Why DevOps Makes Your Test Role Even More Important

DevOps is one of the latest software development movements. If you aren’t familiar with it, the high level summary is that it’s essentially the integration of IT Operations with the development process. This requires significantly more than just inviting Ops to your … [Read more...]

The Importance of Writing Testable Code

We recently sat down with the testing team at Infinio in Cambridge, MA to learn how they have implemented their test automation strategy. The cool thing about their strategy is that the whole development team (developers and testers) work together to create testable code … [Read more...]

The Software Tester’s Easter Egg Hunt

I recently came across a video clip of Paul Holland that was published last December by the Association of Software Testing. In the video (above), Holland makes the connection between a software tester's day-to-day work and a good ol' fashioned Easter egg hunt. What … [Read more...]