Test Community Spotlight: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Automation Engineers

This post is apart of our Test Community Spotlight Program, where we highlight personal experiences from testers and QA professionals around the world. To participate, apply here. It’s a pity when companies end up hiring automation engineers who are not a good fit or lack … [Read more...]

SmartBear Unites BDD with Test Automation and Collaboration to Deliver at the Speed of DevOps

As software quality standards rise to new levels, coupled with demands for frequent release cycles, so does the need for faster, scalable testing. In addition, software defects found in the development phase cost 15 times less than when found in QA, and 100 times less than … [Read more...]

Top 4 Automated Testing Questions, Answered

A few weeks ago, we took to YouTube to answer your burning questions about all things testing. One of our most popular topics during the live Ask Me Anything event was test automation. So, we decided to give you all a quick overview to cover the four questions about … [Read more...]

Known for the Company You Keep: SmartBear and TCS Form a Global Alliance

As the old proverb goes, you are known for the company you keep. That applies to individuals as well as companies, and it is in that spirit that we announce a truly significant alliance between Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and SmartBear Software. TCS is a leading … [Read more...]

The Future of Mobile Testing: Part One

Everywhere you look today, people are on their phones. Whether they’re using Waze to navigate their Uber riders through the city traffic-free, searching the Pinterest boards for tonight’s dinner inspiration, managing their finances, or button-mashing their way to the high … [Read more...]

Looking Ahead to GlueCon 2018

This week, the SmartBear team is heading to Denver for Glue Conference (GlueCon) 2018.  GlueCon is a developer conference focused on the tools and platforms that are changing the technology landscape – including: Serverless Architectures, Containers, Microservices, APIs, … [Read more...]

Bria on the Road: The Magical Learnings from STAREAST — Orlando, FL

The first leg of my trip was very exciting—I mean how often can you relate chicken tender subs to behavior driven development!? But, when my coworker Kirsten told me, we were going to STAREAST, it felt like that moment when SuperBowl winners get interviewed right after the … [Read more...]

Test Community Spotlight: A Tester’s Survival Guide for Agile Transition

This post is our Test Community Spotlight Program, where we highlight personal experiences from testers and QA professionals around the world. To participate, apply here. Agile transformation is challenging, especially for testers who are accustomed to working in a silo. … [Read more...]

Bria on the Road: BDD & Chicken Tender Subs—Atlanta, Ga

In my last post, I introduced our new blog series, Bria on The Road. For the next month, I’ll be taking you all along with me as I travel the world in search of the latest and greatest trends going on in the software testing industry. Stop #1 on my tour was 121 Agile … [Read more...]

Best Practices for Reducing Down-Time on the Way to Production

Incident management is often associated with production incidents that require immediate action. But, not all incidents are alike. Incidents can occur when integrating your code into master, releasing your software, changing a configuration item, or receiving a malicious … [Read more...]

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