“The number one reason QA Managers lose their jobs is from failed automation initiatives. Is automation important? Absolutely! Don’t make a rookie mistake and waste your budget only to get negative ROI.” I've seen it first hand. I'd say there are 7 big mistakes that can undermine any automation effort...
Mark Bentsen, a friend and fellow software QA enthusiast, recently posted on LinkedIn, “The number one reason QA Managers lose their jobs is from failed automation initiatives. Is automation important? Absolutely! Don’t make a rookie mistake and waste your budget only to get negative ROI.” I've seen it first hand. I'd say there are 7 big mistakes that can undermine any automation effort:
As software testers we may think that GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has nothing to do wi [...]
Big Data is big and will continue to become bigger. Bigger in the sense of size as more data sources come to fruition as sensors and other applications come online. More importantly, Big Data will become “bigger” in terms of importance due to the insights that can be gained. These insights can provide great value to a company trying to understand its users or customers better and to optimize their service and product offerings in a personalized manner. Yet the old caveat “garbage in garbage out” applies more than ever to Big Data. That’s where Big Data Testing comes in. If the data is not validated, it can lead analysts astray leading to information and insights that are not only inaccurate but perhaps in the opposite direction. Don’t make the mistake of assuming your data is valid and accurate. Let XBOSoft support your Big Data initiatives with our Big Data testing services.
Challenges with Big Data - How to Ignore Fake Data
This XBOSoft webinar, “Challenges with Big Data Versus Fake Data” discover how to use data in software QA and testing. Meet our guest speakers, Jennifer Bonine and Rick Faulise in this webinar.They discuss what data is good? How and where to use it? And what data do you need to throw away? What metrics should you be using and what metrics could lead you astray?View this XBOSoft webinar to learn more >
Software is the great enabler of the “technology multiplier”. It’s what makes hardware smart and usable by people. Software is not only “eating the world”, it is becoming an unseen “force” behind much of what we see, do, and experience every day. We should all be thinking how to ‘software-ize’ our thinking....
As software engineers and testers, we are so deep into the “Agile” transformation movement, that we often forget that Agile is also an adjective. Habit #6 is understanding that you must always maintain "focus on the customer" to implement Agile effectively.
As software engineers and testers, we are so deep into this “Agile” transformation movement, but often forget that Agile is also an adjective. Habit #4 is understanding that you must change parts of your "being" to implement Agile effectively.
Ecommerce testing is the best way to keep your retail software run as smooth as possible and attract more customers, helping you to grow your business. Find out what it takes to do ecommerce testing and what is the best approach.
Nowadays, API testing forms an important part of testing a web application. This blog post explains what is API testing, how it supplements other software testing approaches, the challenges it brings and how to overcome them.