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Kanban for Software Teams

Highly competitive contemporary businesses focus on effective, efficient, robust and speedy solutions that can deliver quality products. And the application of the concept of Kanban is helping businesses achieve this objective. Kanban, as a concept, was initially developed and applied by Toyota in the 1940s as a method that helped their project team to visualize…

Emerging Trends in QA & Testing

The QA software testing space has undergone a significant transformation with technology advancing at a rapid pace. Big Data, Virtualization, and Cloud-based applications are evolving speedily along with the hyper-connected devices being our future. Besides, trends like mobile app testing, crowdsourced testing, and context-driven testing have completely reframed the testing and development landscape. On top…

Requirement Analysis and the Role of QA

Requirement analysis is the process of determining user expectations for a new or modified product and is vital for effective QA software testing as it lays down the basic foundation for various stages of the SDLC. Without a thorough need analysis and a clear road-map, even the most efficient system architecture, well-written code, or comprehensive…

Is Test Plan a Dead Document in an Agile Environment?

Does the Agile Manifesto, ‘Implementation over Documentation’, refers to No Documentation? No, not at all! However, in the competitive environment where speed is crucial, a number of teams have abandoned the test plans altogether. The plans have acquired a bad reputation of being time-killers. They are definitely hard to maintain, and nobody seems to read…

QA Outsourcing Benefits Vs Costs

Some Considerations Before You Outsource QA & Testing Services In the current market scenario, outsourcing has become an effective option for strategic management. However, when you decide to outsource your QA &Testing services, you should carefully weigh the related costs and benefits before making a final decision.

Improving the Credibility of Self-Service Analytics with Data Quality

In this age of analytics, intelligence is powered by algorithms and decisions are based on facts analyzed from datasets. And Self-Service BI systems can assist businesses in making these data-driven decisions by analyzing the significant datasets without the real need of including IT professionals to produce reports or explain the facts. Infact, with this data…

About Security Testing- Part ll

This is a two part series: 1. ┬áSignificance of Security Testing in an era of illimitable Cyber-Attacks 2. Open Source Security Testing Tools You Should Know About Open Source Security Testing Tools You Should Know About In connect with our previous blog, we can begin by simply stating that security testing has become an inevitable…

About Security Testing – Part I

This is a two part series: 1. Significance of Security Testing in an era of illimitable Cyber-Attacks 2. Open Source Security Testing Tools You Should Know About Significance of Security Testing in an era of illimitable Cyber-Attacks Considering the number of breaches and security threats that currently exist, security testing has become a critical part…

Product Quality And Speed To Market– How To Nail Both

Product Managers are constantly striving to achieve three key outcomes from their QA software testing teams: 1) increased speed to market, 2) reduced cost of testing, and of course, 3) improved software quality. While most Product Managers will agree that the above three are indeed at the top of the list of their priorities; a…