Category: Blog

Ten Factors to Consider for a Successful Regression Test.

The skill of regression testing is in identifying all un-expected changes before the system is released. What is regression testing? Anybody who has spent a little time in software will have heard a developer say something along the lines of

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Is your software testing solution a lumbering player or a match winner?

Sport has moved on – has the way you deliver software changed? Anticipating the Rugby World Cup and thinking how much it has changed over the last thirty or so years, I see the similarities between that and the evolution of

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Take a different perspective and try something new

I noticed something this week that got me thinking about how valuable a different perspective can be. We had a new employee join our web development team, and along with that came a noticeable increase in lively discussions, whiteboard sessions

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Does your software testing solution bowl you over?

Test Cricket* fans like myself are eagerly awaiting the inaugural edition of the ICC World Championship about to start in a matter of days. It had me thinking good Test Match cricket is much like quality software testing. The players

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Revolutionary regression testing accelerates delivery and eliminates defects in production.

“It’s not what you are checking that’s an issue. It’s the bits you are not checking that causes the problem.“ I am delighted to be sharing this story at the Quality Engineered Software and Testing Conference – Quest 2019 in

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Robotic Process Automation saves insurance company 11 years of effort

I recently caught up with a client whose implementation I was involved with in 2017. Their key requirement was for an RPA solution to relieve an unsupportable volume of data inputting. The Challenge As an insurance provider, the company had

Regression Testing – are you missing out? More importantly, what are you missing out?

what are you missing out

“It’s not what you are checking that’s an issue. It’s the bits you are not checking that causes the problem. “ We all know that traditional testing is flawed. By nature we focus on the areas we have changed. Why

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IBM i Data Security. Are you playing your cards right?

hands shuffling cards in the air illustrating the scrambling of data for testing

Test Data solved in four steps 1. Extract, 2. Scramble, 3. Verify, 4. Roll-back Perhaps following on from my previous blog, you’ve got an extract of your live data, an intelligent subset that drives the key test conditions.  OK, but

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Successful regression testing with business users

Business people with technology aura

Regular regression testing is core to finding critical defects and unwanted changes before going live. A business without regression tests is a business teetering on the edge of an abyss! A successful regression test pack must easily evolve as the

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IBM i data security. Are you sitting comfortably?

Test Data solved in four steps 1. Extract, 2. Scramble, 3. Verify, 4. Roll-back The IBM i has arguably the best security record of any business application platform in common use. A great place to be if you have one. But

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