November 20, 2019
XBO Quarterly Webinar – The Pitfalls of QA Metrics and How to Overcome Them

As a tester you have been there, the dreaded go/no-go meeting. You know the product isn’t ready. You thought you were vocal enough. But they want to see the data. But what metrics answer the questions of are we ready to ship? Why is QA the bottleneck? And when will we be ready? Join us for this exciting webinar where the rubber meets the road -- > Metrics!

By |November 10th, 2019|News, Webinars|

October 25, 2019
XBOSoft Announces 2019 STEM Scholarship Winners

We’re pleased to announce that our scholarship committee has selected the winners for our 2019 college scholarship contest! There were many impressive applicants, but the committee has recognized these three as standouts due to their excellence in academics, community support and ability to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their goals. As the overall winner, Elise Winkley will receive $1000, while Travis Grille and Melissa Ramirez will each receive $250 as runner-up to put toward their education.

By |October 25th, 2019|Events, News|

May 12, 2019
XBOSoft Featured on Clutch

Quality assurance is something that is ever present in every industry, ensuring that products are up to snuff and working perfectly. Shouldn’t it be the same for digital products as well? Just as the market for custom software has grown rapidly, so has the need to verify the function and quality of those solutions. We are proud to be providers of a crucial service, one that is only growing in importance in today’s digital economy.As we have been working to ensure the quality of our clients’ products, we have had our own quality verified as well. We are pleased to share that we are now featured as one of the top software application testing firms on Clutch. Clutch is a leading industry resource that uses verified ratings and reviews to help firms find the best vendors for their projects. We were included in their research on the application testing industry, alongside nearly 1,000 other top firms, and are proud to announce that we were listed as sixth overall.

By |May 12th, 2019|Events, News|

Shift Left – SofTec 2017 Highlights

It’s a long plane ride to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. That’s where SofTec Asia 2017 was held the first few days of August. SofTec Asia 2017But, with all that I learned — both through formal presentations and informal discussions with fellow presenters — it was well worth the trip.

By |August 15th, 2017|Events, News|

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Agile Testing

7 Habits of Highly Effective Agile Testing audienceI read Stephen Covey’s famous book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People when it first came out in 1989, almost 30 years ago. I was just starting my career then and was able to apply many of the principles to not just my work life, but life in general.When I was invited to give the closing keynote at TestIstanbul, in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 25, I knew giving a tailored version of my 7 Habits of Highly Effective Agile Testers talk would work well for this audience.

By |May 2nd, 2017|Events, News|

Talking Agile & Quality at TestIstanbul

As Phil Lew told his TestIstanbul audience, “These seven habits have evolved over the years through working with clients that had software quality issues after implementing agile development. Some people think agile development will solve all their problems."He stresses, "Well, it can solve some, but if poorly implemented, it can cause many others. I’ve been able to boil it down to these 7 habits as a way to continually ‘sharpen the saw’ and root out problems one by one.”

By |April 26th, 2017|Events, News|