Want to learn about the best conferences in the software testing industry for this upcoming year? Be sure to check out our infographic on the top QA events for 2015!
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Software developers face a number of common challenges that can cause headaches for quality assurance management. Organizations that design programs for healthcare markets, however, routinely come across additional pressures that may complicate the testing process and place additional strain on team members. When the average program fails to function properly, the result is an unsatisfied end user and potentially a drop in revenue. Faulty medical software can have far more harmful effects, inhibiting the performance of equipment and systems that are critical to providing high-quality patient care.
At their core, testing metrics can be separated into three basic tiers based on what they are reporting on and where their impact is most felt: project-, department- and company-level. Understanding which high-quality metrics are available to testers and how they can support QA processes is essential to ensuring that developers and testers are effectively managing a company’s standards of quality.
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Every product company needs to keep an eye on bringing agility to improve the concept to cash time. It can only happen by investing in the right set of tools. The agility does not lie in blindly following a set of practices but instead, customizing them whilst embracing the principles behind them.
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The rise of the Internet, the creation of a global fiber-optic network, and the rapid develop-ment of long distance communication technologies has made it very easy for people all over the world to work together. With the various platforms to plug and play, collaborate and share knowledge, people are more connected than ever before. However, even with the array of communication technologies available, there are still several key collaboration challenges that globally distributed software quality assurance team’s must overcome.
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For many development shops choosing to implement an Agile process, one thing becomes abundantly clear: QA analysts and developers have to learn to work together. It’s not that QA analysts and developers didn’t ever have to work together before, but because the development and testing process is so different—and so intertwined—in an Agile environment, the need for cooperation between developers and QA becomes much more apparent.
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It is really easy to get stuck in your career and to feel like you are either not making any progress or not making as much progress as you would like. In my home, my office is at the far end of the house. Often, when I stay up late to work on a project, I have to try and find my way back to the master bedroom in the dark. Finally, after many such nights, it occurred to me to plug some nightlights in to light my path. Now, I can see where I am going and not only can I get there much faster, but I get less bumps and bruises on the way. It isn’t all that uncommon for us to progress along our careers as software developers in the same way that I was hopelessly trying to find my way back to my room in complete darkness.
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The software development industry is flooded today with ‘new ideas’ that are supposed to help make things better. Agile. Scrum. Test-Driven Development. RAD. Many of these ideas are valuable and can improve your development and testing process. With a market flooded with ideas, how do you decide where to start? Many of these are complicated to implement, call for retooling and culture change, and often the methods to implement are unclear.
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Software testers face a great deal of pressure to get their products released under budget and on time. In recent years, businesses have raised their expectations for development projects, cutting back financial resources while demanding ever shorter production cycles. Everyone is expected to do more with less. That means developers and testers need to take every opportunity to effectively manage the quality of their product or risk releasing flawed software.
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