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A Tester’s Worst Fear: No Bugs

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You didn’t find bugs.  If that continues, you could be out of a job. Okay, it’s not that bad. But it is sometimes worrying when your job is to find something that someone else did wrong.  While part of you may feel good that an application, module, or patch is bug-free – part of you feels like you haven’t done …

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Benefits of Boundary Testing

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Most web and mobile applications have fields somewhere in the application, and most fields have a limit to the values they will accept.  Let’s say you have a field that is designed to accept a value between 1 and 1000.  Do you need to write one thousand test cases for it?  I’m sure everyone knows that you don’t, but which …

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Calculating Risk

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Testing cycles are often under a considerable time-crunch, making it impossible for us to run all of our test cases or test all parts of the application as much as we’d like.  So how do we prioritize our tests to hit the most critical parts of the application?  The answer is risk-based testing. Using a risk assessment strategy, we can …

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Team Building

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A successful team requires dedication, contribution from all members, good communication, and cooperation.  A team with these qualities will outperform teams that lack any or all of these. What areas do you need to focus on to help make your team a force to be reckoned with? Dedication In order to be dedicated to achieving a goal, teams and team …

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Are your testers too stressed?

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Even though Quality Assurance testing was named by Forbes as one of the jobs people are happiest in, that doesn’t mean that stress isn’t a factor.  Does your process or management style give your testers unneeded stress?  Let’s take a look at some common stress points and what could be done to alleviate them for your team.  The end result …

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Application Architecture Inspection Services

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The foundation of any application is truly the architecture behind it. Without that solid foundation to build on, software applications can become unwieldy, slow, inextensible, or even unsecure. Often times not enough thought or planning goes into the architecture of a project, yielding disastrous results later on. Perhaps you’ve taken over an IT team that is trying to remedy similar …

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