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Quality Assurance and the eternal “fight for a place”

That’s right. You read the title well. It is an eternal fight for a place in your company, in your team, in the involvement that you have with the software development and delivery to a customer. A lot of people want in their company a QA team, but most of the people don’t know what […]

Scrum, Agile and eXtreme Programming for Software Testers

I have chosen to write about Scrum, Agile and eXtreme Programming. It´s an important topic. Agile and Scrum has a huge impact on the Software Tester. Scrum in itself is a test of the organization. If you´re already familiar with Scrum and Agile. How well does your experiences fit the description? It is obvious that […]

What is Regression Testing?

Regression testing validates that no new defects have been introduced to the system as a result of modifications. Regression testing focuses on the key functionality of the software. In order to resolve some common misunderstandings, I will start with a brief description of the testing terms debugging and regression testing. Testing and debugging Testing is […]

Canada’s No.1 QA Company and QA Service Provider

Choosing an outsourced QA company in Canada can often be a difficult and risky process if you don’t know what to look out for. The key to choosing a QA service provider is to know exactly what you want before even speaking to a QA company. Hold a meeting with the stakeholder and create a […]

What is Functional Testing?

Functional Testing is probably the most widely used form of software testing in the Information Technology world today. The vast majority of software producing companies have tight budgets, tight deadlines and lots of competition. The main aim of this type of software testing is to answer the following question: Does the software do what it […]

The Difference Between Alpha and Beta Testing

Before any software product can be released it must be tested. Typically a formal test strategy is planned and executed on the software before it can be considered for release. Often after the formal phases of testing have been completed, additional testing is performed called Alpha and Beta testing. Alpha testing is done before the […]

Do we really need software testing?

For any company developing software, at some point pressure to reach the deadline in order to release the product on time will come into play. Additional pressure from project stakeholders, such as ‘Marketing’ will not want to delay the release date as significant effort and money may have already been spent on an expected release […]

Three Reasons To Outsource Your Software Testing

There are three factors to consider regarding outsourcing software testing (QA), and these are Cost, Skills and Simplicity. The Cost Factor A Good Outsourced Software Testing Company should have a standard hourly rate for their software testing service. This rate should be comparable to that of a decent contract software tester. The beauty of outsourcing […]

Black Box Testing versus White Box Testing

Black Box Testing Definition and overview Black Box testing or Functional testing is a test technique that is based on input possible data in software. In this technique, tester does not need to have knowledge about internal structure or business design of system. In fact, tester tries to find failures by input all possible data […]

Agile, Agile and one more time Agile!

What should everyone working in Agile environment realize when in the process of developing product? And particularly what role plays QA in the Scrum. Why Agile? It is simply keeping everyone in team on track to deliver quality product in the set time-frame. Flexibility is the primary characteristic of this method. It is so nice […]