Original Software hosts software testing conference

OSG’s second annual international symposium was the best place to glean technical knowledge of automated software testing tools.

September, 29, 2005 – Software test automation experts at The Original Software Group, Ltd. held their fifth annual International Software Testing Conference last week.

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Original Software unveils TestDrive-Gold

When thorough software testing is performed, the benefits can be in the millions

June, 26, 2005 – Colin Armitage, chief executive of testing tool specialist Original Software, parses few words when it comes to describing the state of automated testing tools. “Test automation, as it’s been for the last 15 years, has largely failed. It just doesn’t work,” he says.

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Data sensitivity issues and corporate compliance, where do companies stand?

Extractor Compliance Edition addresses compliance legislation requirements

March, 26, 2005 – Personal and private data usage by companies is strictly controlled by a host of regulatory constraints across the world. Examples are: the Data Protection Act in the UK, HIPAA and Gramm Leach Bliley in the US, PIPEDa in Canada etc. Any company that handles personal or potentially sensitive data is required to exercise extreme caution in the ways that such data is stored and handled.

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TestSmart module makes test data creation simple

Optimised Variable Data module from Original Software delivers productive testing

October, 18, 2004 – Original Software has advanced the state of Variable Data Technology and included this functionality in a new TestBENCH snap in module called TestSmart. Announced at its annual user conference in Chicago last week, TestSmart enables a single test script to replicate multiple business scenarios, which cuts down on testing time.

The challenge for testers is to develop scripts that can reflect the complexities of real world usage of the application under test – without creating an unmanageable workload.

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World’s first dedicated test automation for Lotus Notes, Domino apps unveiled

TestDrive-Gold scores a first for out-of-the-box automated testing

September, 26, 2004 – Over the past twenty years Lotus Notes has grown one of the world’s largest user bases, supporting mission-critical applications for companies across the globe. But there has never been a dedicated resource for automated testing of these applications – until now. Original Software, Inc creators of some of the world’s most widely-used and innovative software testing solutions, has unveiled an enhanced version of TestDrive-Gold, a powerful automated testing solution that analyses Lotus Notes and Domino GUI screens at the object level and flags defects so developers can fix them before they confound end users.

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New TestPLAN release helps companies use corporate compliance to save money

Software product designed for compliance-led applications using fewer resources

April, 26, 2004 – Corporate compliance legislation – with incoming regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Basel-II, and existing regulations such as FDA, FSA etc – is an increasingly hot topic. A recent survey conducted by leading UK software testing vendor Original Software showed that almost half of UK respondents were actively involved in dealing with corporate compliance issues, with Sarbanes-Oxley by far the most common. Correspondingly, Original Software has released a new version of its popular test process management solution, TestPLAN, that includes features designed specifically to help companies meet the corporate compliance challenge.

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TestWEB offers powerful new browser testing capabilities

***Please note that, as of February 01 2006, all TestWEB technology has been integrated into a new product called TestDrive***

Original Software releases version 2.0 of its Web testing solution for IBM DB2, SQL Server and Oracle users

March, 24, 2004 – Original Software, established as the world’s leading provider of software testing solutions for the IBM iSeries, has released version 2.0 of its cross-platform Web testing solution TestWEB. The new version introduces better object property recognition, enhanced screen error recognition and faster record and playback technology – designed to make the process of browser screen capture and analysis faster and more detailed than ever before.

Corporate web site development continues to be driven by the pressure to deliver business advantage at the earliest opportunity.

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Self-healing scripts for GUI applications

TestGUI from Original Software offers browser scripts that can update themselves and analyses objects and components in Lotus Notes, Microsoft Access, Adobe PDFs and more

January, 26, 2004 – Original Software, creators of some of the world’s most widely-used and innovative software testing solutions, have announced their latest major technological breakthrough in the software testing arena – Self-Healing script technology for GUI applications. This new technology means that, for the first time, existing scripts for business-critical GUI applications can be run over updated versions of an application, correcting themselves as they go – and avoiding the need for tedious and time-consuming script maintenance.

‘Code-free’ testing
Development of core GUI applications is continually driven by the pressure to deliver business advantage and improve productivity at the earliest opportunity, and with fewer resources.

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