Agile Testing

Top software testing trends for 2017

When it comes to software testing, there’s plenty to think about for IT and QA management.

Choosing the best method of software testing depends on a number of factors – for example, what are the objectives? Who is conducting the testing, and how much experience do they h

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The Shift Left Conundrum in Agile and SOA Testing

What does Shift Left mean?

Simply put, Shift Left is a mode of software testing that involves shifting testing to the left of its usual position in the delivery pipeline, so that it occurs as close as possible to the build process. This is a commonly accepted approach in the software testing industry, even if the concept itself is not entirely new but repackaged for the agile age.

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Testing Center of Excellence – What is it for?

Center of excellence. What a phrase. The NASA Space Center has truly been a center of excellence, making its reputation not only from its successes but for the manner in which it reacted to failure.

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Optimising Quality Assurance in an Agile World

Although more and more organisations are moving towards agile software delivery, agile methodologies bring their own set of challenges.

The truth of the matter is that traditional test tools struggle to work in an agile environment. This is mainly due to the fact that they were designed to work in a ‘test last’ environment whereas the agile model is more a ‘test first, test continuously’ model.

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Test Automation Day

On June 21st, CKC Seminars organised the second edition of Test Automation Day.

A very successful conference day with more than 180 enthusiastic Test Automation professionals!

The keynote presentation by Scott Barber answered the question “The Future is Cool, but Does it Add Value?”, whilst Walter Belger presented the ins and out of Security Testing.

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Software Testing Resolutions for 2012

It’s always amazing how every year the month of January sparks the desire in many people to reflect on past promises, challenges and successes. Once the moment has gone, a sense of clarity and a surge of determination takes root, and a new list of promises kick-starts a change and a passion to do well for the new year ahead.

Although this helps set about many good changes, trying to stick to these promises can sometimes prove quite a challenge!  How many of you can relate to the the goal of, “I shall join the gym and get fit and healthy”?

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Agile is Difficult and for Life, Not Just for Christmas!

Join Original Software for a quick webinar, just before the holiday season begins in earnest, where you will learn how to get the most from your software testing in an agile environment. George Wilson will give pragmatic advice to ensure that application quality isn’t compromised in agile. He will also offer ways to make sure that your manual agile testing is effective and actually assists in your ultimate move to agile test automation utopia!

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Podcast: Innovations in Software Testing

Our very own Colin Armitage, CEO at Original Software, took to the stage along with HP, IBM and Microsoft to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the world of software testing. Topics under discussion included manual testing, agile testing and how test automation can be improved. Listen to the podcast here.

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Manual Testing – The Smarter Approach

There appears to be a lot of hype in the market place right now about HP Sprinter revolutionising manual testing. A revolution? Really?

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Will you join us at TMF next week?

Gerrard Consulting have been hard at it again as they get ready for their main Software Testing two day event. Workshops will be running on Tuesday, whilst the Summit will be on Wednesday and we hope to see you there!

If you are looking to step out of the office and have a little refresher, discovering what is new in the software testing world, how your peers are coping or even how your competitors are getting on, this event is the perfect opportunity, and the best part of all is that there are still places left!

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