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Executing Test Automation In A Project

Executing Test Automation In A Project

In the current scenario, Quality Assurance (QA) through automation is one of the most critical of elements in the entire software development life cycle. Nevertheless, when applying QA automation in a project, it is imperative to ensure that the prerequisites for software automation testing are in place before proceeding further.  Automation QA could prove to…

Testing Center of Excellence- The Face of The Future

Testing Center of Excellence – The Face of The Future

Fierce competition, technology innovations, and complex business demands have necessitated for organizations to make rapid and well informed decisions, complemented by superior product quality, enhanced productivity, and operational effectiveness. To imbibe these elements into software testing, organizations are progressively turning towards centralized software testing practices. Development of a TCoE (Testing Center of Excellence) is an…

Agile Testing Days

QA Automation, Agile And Onshore/Offshore Engagements

Agile methodologies first developed in the mid 1990s in response to the traditional inflexible, indolent, and inconsistent Waterfall model that failed to deliver in the increasingly dynamic environments. Agile, with its receptivity to change coupled with Continuous Delivery (CD) of the business value created a paradigm shift in the software development history. At Astegic, Agile…

Testing in Agile Environment

Testing in an Agile Environment

Agile has swiftly surpassed the dimensions of the traditional software development life cycle approach (SDLC), and the waterfall model appears to be winded. Quick turnaround time, faster development, better teamwork, reduced costs, along with assurance of a quality application, are the cornerstones of agile. The features of an agile environment may be summarized as follows:…

Software Test Automation

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…