Realising the Cost Savings/Value of Migrating to QAComplete

Some test teams are happy to take risks, some are happy to pay over the odds, and some are even happy just to waste time and effort while others understand the clear benefits of running with the right tools for the job. When it comes to safe guarding years of test … [Read more...]

Top 5 Habits Automation Engineers Need to Break This Year

The emergence of methodologies like Agile and DevOps have spun the world of software testing into chaos. In the 90’s, tech was still emerging and the use of personal computers and mobile devices was a novel concept. Software development since then had been fairly simple - a … [Read more...]

How JIRA Led to the Demise of HP ALM

In mid 2000s, HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM) was the de facto tool for planning, tracking, and rolling out multiple releases across multiple projects. It basically acted as a central repository for everything from tracking releases along with defects, tests, … [Read more...]

Techniques to Advance Your Testing – Environments Edition

Last week we held our SmartBear Academy 301 class for QAComplete, which is a free training session meant to cover advanced topics and introduce new ideas to our QAComplete customers. This particular session, however, had some great concepts applicable to a wide audience that … [Read more...]

SmartBear Study Hall: Getting Started with QAComplete

Welcome to our first SmartBear Study Hall weekly blog post brought to you by SmartBear Academy, our free product training program. This week we will be diving deeper into getting started with QAComplete. The information shared in this blog is an excerpt from the QAComplete … [Read more...]

Robust Testing and Defect Management at 10x Lower Cost

For a company that delivers 1.34 billion litres of drinking water and removes 847 million litres of waste water a day, any slight defects in software could have immense repercussions. Scottish Water realised the importance of software testing and defect management and turned … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Using Excel for Test Management

One of the biggest challenges of implementing most test management tools into an agile environment is that they are rarely customizable. Instead of meeting the needs of the users or ensuring that the tool can change to fit in with existing processes, most tools force … [Read more...]