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The benefits of exploratory testing in agile environments

The benefits of exploratory testing in agile environments

Agile software development places significant value on faster processes and better quality outcomes, but there are a lot of different techniques that teams can leverage to achieve these goals. For many, automation integration has become a…

The Top Software Testing Conferences in 2018 to Add to Your Calendar

The Top Software Testing Conferences in 2018 to Add to Your Calendar

Patrick Dubois, who coined the term DevOps, recently said he was surprised when more than 60 people from all over the world--developers, QA testers, sys admins and others-- came to an Agile infrastructure conference he organized in 2009 called…

Developing a DevOps Testing Strategy: Benefits, Best Practices & Tools

Developing a DevOps Testing Strategy: Benefits, Best Practices & Tools

Table of ContentsWhat Is DevOps?From the Agile Model to the DevOps ModelFinding the Right DevOps Testing StrategyWho is Involved in DevOps Testing?DevOps ToolsEstablish A DevOps Testing Strategy that WorksAbout SmartBear SoftwareDevOps is all about…

How to Implement an Effective Test Planning Process

How to Implement an Effective Test Planning Process

Introduction“...I have always found that plans are useless but planning is invaluable.”President Dwight D. EisenhowerTaking an improvisational, make it up as you go along approach to testing invites risk - the very thing testing is…

Understanding Test Case Management

Understanding Test Case Management

IntroductionIf you have significant software operations, then you need significant testing efforts. At least, you do if you want to deliver software that pleases your users. And if you have significant testing operations, then you need test case…

The Benefits of Automation Testing & Tips for Getting Started

The Benefits of Automation Testing & Tips for Getting Started

Table of ContentsWhat Is Automation Testing?Benefits and Risks of Automation TestingTest Automation FrameworksTypes of Tests to AutomateAutomation Testing ToolsGetting Started with Automated TestingAbout ZephyrAutomation testing makes software…

What is Manual Testing

What is Manual Testing

IntroductionJames Whitaker, the author of “How To Break Software,” went on to work at Microsoft, then Google, where he became a director of testing, then organized Google’s Test Automation Conference. A few months later, when asked…

The Software Testing Lifecycle - An Introduction

The Software Testing Lifecycle - An Introduction

IntroductionThe discipline of software testing has come a long way since the days of having QA staff sit at a keyboard to enter input according to a test script and then manually record the results. Today we test fast and we test often…