I heard someone say that to me recently as they entered another weekly test cycle and I pondered whether testing could be measured in Tonnes (or mass).  And since mass and energy are irrevocably connected, I wondered whether it could be …

“I have a Tonne of testing to do.”​ True? Maybe, but does that add up? Read more »

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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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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 …

Application Quality – Where’s the Big Win? Read more »

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Consider. When a developer is assigned to rectify a bug, they cannot reproduce it. Is the reason environmental? Are both using the same data? Either way, the developer comes back and asks for more information. You can reproduce it, so …

It doesn’t matter who does it, manual testing is amazingly inefficient. Read more »

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  HP and Mercury Interactive before them were very successful at selling a complete package of testing tools, including performance testing and test management, but the jewel in the crown, the juicy bait covering the pointed and costly hook, was …

“All I ever wanted from HP was a viable test automation tool” Read more »

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