Category: Industry Blogs

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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Automated Regression Test for 2019

Automated Regression Test

An automated regression test brings so many benefits: reduced risk; faster time to market, not to mention keeping the audit and compliance departments happy. New technology enables automation to be created quickly either from scratch or from prior manual tests,

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Upgrade and Patch Best Practice Wall Poster

Upgrade and patch best practice wallposter

Feel the love with this upgrade and patch best practice wallposter – It’s always important to feel loved but even more so this time of year. To show you how much  we care, we’d love to send you one of our

Lessons in seeking the test automation silver bullet

row of silver bullets

So perhaps there is a silver bullet, but you are going to have to find the right one for you and look after it. In order to make test automation successful there will be different tools deployed in different places

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Do you still love your IBM i

Red Heart on its side- do you love your IBM i

We still do and believe it is at the heart of many organisations world wide. We have put together a short global survey to establish its relevance today, the highlights and any challenges It will only take 2 minutes and

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Script Maintenance Kills Test Automation

If there is one thing that kills test automation it is script maintenance. It is essential to minimise this for longer term success.  It is massively important in Agile methodologies as there is simply not time to have a long-winded

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Test Automation – the “Where are we?” question

woman looing at signpost wondering where we are

Just like in the old joke about asking for directions which earns the response – “If I was going there, I wouldn’t start from here.”  If you don’t know where you are, how you do things now, understand what, why

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Test Automation, Whose job is it?

Easy. It must be the QA team, the responsibility of the QA manager surely? Mind you, the QA team are not usually responsible for bug creation, so the developers must play a role. And the Shift Left argument proposes that

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US financial services company on the money with test automation

  Recently, I had the great opportunity to provide our test automation training/consulting services to one of the largest financial services holding companies in the US. This company was built on a tradition of excellence in community banking. With a

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