How Will Java 9 Impact Software Development and Quality Assurance Teams?

After a three-year hiatus in Java updates, the time has finally arrived for Java 9 to hit the market with an expected release date of September 21, 2017. After multiple delays from the original expected release date of fall 2016, developers and quality assurance (QA) teams … [Read more...]

All Hail Software Testers.

I’ll be honest; I had no idea Software Testers existed until I became part of the software industry. When I thought about tech I was under false pretense that the developers were the only ones behind the scenes. I gave all the credit to the master minds behind the idea and … [Read more...]

Simplify Risk Based Testing: Keep it RIL

Risk Based Testing (RBT) can sound intimidating, but the underlying concept is quite simple. RBT helps prioritize testing to obtain a higher level of quality. Sure you can create some complex equation to rank your tests, but that leaves room for error. I don’t know about … [Read more...]

3 Resources to Help You Become a Better Tester in 2016

Software testers have a lot on their plate in 2016. Today, testers need to test applications across multiple platforms. They need to ensure they are meeting the high standards being set by consumers and app stores. And they need to run an increasing number of tests — … [Read more...]

5 Trends Software Testers Should Keep an Eye on in 2016

Software testers had a lot to keep up with in 2015. And as you may expect, 2016 won’t be any different. As we start the New Year, we wanted to share five predictions for new trends and developments in the world of software testing in 2016. 1. Python will continue to grow … [Read more...]

13 Experts Share Their 2016 Software Industry Predictions [SlideShare]

It’s never easy to predict the future. But if you want to plan for the future, you need to keep an eye on what’s coming next. This month, we reached out to people from different areas of the software industry to get their thoughts on what to expect in 2016. From DevOps … [Read more...]

How to Become an Effective Tester By Reusing Tests

The way applications are being built is changing. For developers building cross-platform apps is becoming easier than ever before. Take the example of the recent release of Windows 10 where developers can code once and then deploy the same code across multiple platforms such … [Read more...]

How Testing Fits Into DevOps, Because It’s Here to Stay

When DevOps first appeared on the scene, no one really knew what it meant. Books were defining the term in completely different way; conference speakers were sending out conflicting messages about tools that you absolutely must use (or not) to do "real" DevOps. I distinctly … [Read more...]

How Software Testers Can Teach, Share and Play with Others

Put yourself in my place: The midst of a typical performance review. My manager was talking about what I had accomplished in the past year and where I wanted to take things. My answer was more responsibility and a corresponding raise. It's no huge surprise that young, … [Read more...]

Putting The Test Back Into DevOps

DevOps has become synonymous with empowering developers to move faster and deliver more software, but has unintentionally moved software quality and testing into a corner. The pendulum that swings back and forth between very slow testing and staying far away from overly … [Read more...]