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What turns a tester into the Grinch?

“You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You’re as cuddly as a cactus; You’re as charming as an eel. Mr. Grinch! You’re a bad banana with a greasy black peel!” The Grinch can be identified in

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How the Grinch stole scripting

“Every Tester in Testville liked testing a lot. But the Grinch, who sat north of Development – did not. The Grinch was a Tester and he hated the whole damn lot! Now, please don’t ask why; no one quite knows

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A trip to Eindhoven – tunnels and potholes.

The annual Infor M3 User Association meeting in The Netherlands is always interesting.  A chance to catch up with M3 friends, to learn about what they are doing and where Infor are taking their ever increasingly impressive technology.  And it

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Revolutionizing Regression Testing at ASUG DFW

Did you find out how to Revolutionize your Regression Testing approach at ASUG DFW? Whether you did or didn’t get to see Jonathan Pearson explain this ground-breaking approach in Irving last week,  you might want to access the original slides.

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Toothache, Headaches and Manual Testing

Painful medical conditions and manual testing may not initially appear to have much in common, but while neither will kill you, they both impact your productivity and the world would be a more pleasant place without either of them. Science

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Marston’s test automation reduces business risk

Marston’s Plc, the world’s largest brewer of cask ale, that operates around 1500 pubs, 6 breweries and exports to 65 countries worldwide is well aware of the need for business continuity. Watch this short video highlighting  how they manage their

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Revolutionizing Regression Testing at ASUG Chicago

Did you find out how to Revolutionize your Regression Testing approach at ASUG Chicago? Whether you did or didn’t get to see Jonathan Pearson explain this ground-breaking approach,  you might want to access the original slides. Click here to view.

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ASUG Chicago-Revolutionize your Regression Testing

Learn how to Revolutionize your Regression Testing approach at ASUG Chicago. With six SAP implementations across five countries the IT Director of CertainTeed, a division of St. Gobain, understands the critical importance of regression testing best practice. Join us for this session

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Application Quality – Where’s the Big Win?

Every year we are contacted by companies looking to improve their application quality, typically for one of two reasons. Firstly, they may have been hurt by critical bugs reaching the live environment or they may simply want to lower the

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ege’s M3 upgrade gets the red carpet treatment

ege is one of Europes leading companies when it comes to the  design, development and production of carpets. Upgrading from a very old version of Infor M3 to 13.4 could have floored many but not Thomas Bjerregaard, ege’s Test Manager:

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Regression testing in weeks, not years?

  I was talking to a testing manager yesterday about their mix of manual and automated testing.  They have managed to achieve 60-70% automation of the areas they targeted.  A fact we all agree is pretty good. This of course

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Now Gears

Test Automation- the need for speed

By freeing automation from the burden of a script based on code, we can begin to imagine a solution that could be used by subject matter experts and not limited to frustrated developers, a solution that could adapt to changes in the application under test. www.altimetergroup.net/ The way we

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Why is test automation so cumbersome?

“The biggest barrier to test automation remains the level of maintenance required to sustain it.” Software test automation has been available for over a quarter of a century but the practice has a mixed track record and often falls into disuse due to

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Regression Testing. Love it? Loathe it? Need it?

Your business lives in a risky, complex world and you know you’ve got to regression test…………..but it’s a pain! So, what are your options? Test manually: It’s not easy and is time consuming, tedious, doesn’t scale, is not repeatable and

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Edrington bottling for Test Automation

Test automation success at Edrington

Hear Alistair Norrie, Business Technology Programme Manager share in three minutes how Edrington successfully automated their testing processes, enabling a modernisation that effected more change in twelve months than had taken place in the previous ten to twenty years. You

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Tortoise indicating lack of speed

Test automation. Having trouble keeping up?

The pace of innovation and disruption is accelerating. So says Barry Ritholtz in an article entitled “The world is about to change even faster”  He’s right. Technology changes too quickly for any one company to stay on top of it.

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