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Software Test Automation and the Product Life Cycle

A product life cycle (PLC) depicts the series of stages involved in the development of the product. These stages of software development involve various testing methodologies and procedures, and test automation has come to the fore as a formula to reduce the overall costs and enhance quality. However, effectively analyzing the need and accordingly integrating…

Why Do We Need Testing?

In human terms, testing reflects the direct application of the level of knowledge or skill that one has acquired to address simple or  complex real life scenarios. Testing, in software development terms, is an entirely  different phenomenon. It is the process of validating and verifying the functionality of any program in a controlled environment to…

Mobile Test Automation Is The Way To Go

Mobile Test Automation Is The Way To Go

As the mobile cloud proceeds to engulf the technology world, the biggest challenge that the IT world faces today is: how to produce high-quality, reliable and robust mobile software. This is an era where technical complexity is ever growing and pressure from competitors is tremendous. Add the cost factor to the enormous operation of creating…

The Psychology of Testing

Testing, in general, is a judgmental and investigative process in ordinary human life. Validation reflects correctness, aptness, purity etc. of things in our lives. The need for testing and validating things comes from the general human nature of making mistakes, the tendency to find them, and to want to fix them.  As humans, we are…

Key Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities Facing Mobile App Testing

Key Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities Facing Mobile App Testing

Mobile has transformed the way we consume and share information. Increasing affordability due to falling hardware prices, and the plethora of software applications that are out there in the market across mobile operating systems has made mobile computing more and more widespread for personal and business use. With the entrance of a wide range of…

Software Testing: Top 10 Trends Ahead

As the application ecosystem continues to evolve, software testers are constantly learning new ways to ensure end user experiences do not get impacted in a negative way. In fact, testing services providers that like to stay ahead of the curve are already adopting new ways to make software applications deliver richer and more intuitive experiences…

Testing Apps In the SMAC Age

Testing Apps In the SMAC Age

Social media, mobility, data analytics and cloud computing have existed for decades. So what is so different about SMAC? Well, here’s what is different. SMAC represent the convergence of these four individual technology forces. Social media, mobile computing, information or data and cloud computing are coming together in an interactive fashion. This is creating new…

Why Software Quality is Critical

There are few things as critical to a company’s success as software quality. However, software design flaws, which come in all shapes and sizes, can happen to even the most successful businesses. Take for instance the considerable embarrassment Apple suffered in 2012 when it fumbled an upgrade to the Apple iOS and released a map…

Why Service Excellence Matters

In today’s crowded marketplace, a business’s customer service can make or break them. Big brands like Zappos, Nordstrom, and St. Regis understand the value in a never-ending supply of happy (and loyal) customers. These brands’ attention to detail and commitment to excellent service has been the key to their ascensions while many of their competitors…