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...]

Bria on the Road: Preparing for Take-Off

One of my favorite parts of being on the product marketing team is traveling all-over the world. Yes. I’m serious. Literally all over the world. And now, I am about to embark on an adventure around the world to hear from software experts, share my learnings with the … [Read more...]

Hot off the Press: SmartBear Academy Releases May Schedule

The sun is finally out after a long winter here at our Global Headquarters, and summer is practically upon us! For many students, finals are right around the corner and shortly after, schools will be closing for the summer break. Even though the school year will be ending, … [Read more...]

Join us for a Record Year at StarEast 2018!

Two weeks from now, we’re headed down to Orlando, Florida, to join hundreds of other testers and developers at StarEast, the premiere testing conference for quality assurance (QA) professionals. StarEast is one of the industry’s longest-running QA conferences that … [Read more...]

Get All Your Testing Questions Answered During Our Live AMA

It’s no mystery that testing is essential for your organization’s success. Whether it’s a seemingly harmless glitch, or an outage that lasts for hours flaws in your software can cost your company time and money. After all, in today’s world a complicated UI can (and will) … [Read more...]

The State of UI Testing

The vast majority of end users focus on the aesthetics of the software they use and are often blind (to our dismay) to the underlying elements – APIs, code - that make the product functional. Usability is assumed. Whether it’s a mobile device, tablet, desktop application, … [Read more...]

It’s Not You, It’s HPE…or Micro Focus

Last year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s (HPE) decision to spin off and sell its software assets in an $8.8 billion deal to U.K.-based company Micro Focus came to fruition, making Micro Focus one of the world’s largest ‘pure-play’ software vendors in the … [Read more...]

SmartBear Academy Announces April Classes

You know what they say- April showers bring May flowers. But that doesn’t make all the rain any less frustrating. Lucky for you, we’ve got lots of SmartBear Academy classes lined up to help entertain you on rainy days. What is SmartBear Academy? SmartBear Academy is … [Read more...]