Software Testing and Quality Management Blogs

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A trip to Eindhoven – tunnels and potholes.

The annual Infor M3 User Association meeting in The Netherlands is always interesting.  A chance to catch up with M3 friends, to learn about what they are doing and where Infor are taking their ever increasingly impressive technology.  And it

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Revolutionizing Regression Testing at ASUG DFW

Did you find out how to Revolutionize your Regression Testing approach at ASUG DFW? Whether you did or didn’t get to see Jonathan Pearson explain this ground-breaking approach in Irving last week,  you might want to access the original slides.

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Marston’s test automation reduces business risk

Marston’s Plc, the world’s largest brewer of cask ale, that operates around 1500 pubs, 6 breweries, and exports to 65 countries worldwide is well aware of the need for business continuity. Watch this short video highlighting how they manage their

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Revolutionizing Regression Testing at ASUG Chicago

Did you find out how to Revolutionize your Regression Testing approach at ASUG Chicago? Whether you did or didn’t get to see Jonathan Pearson explain this ground-breaking approach,  you might want to access the original slides. Click here to view.

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ege’s M3 upgrade gets the red carpet treatment

ege is one of Europes leading companies when it comes to the  design, development and production of carpets. Upgrading from a very old version of Infor M3 to 13.4 could have floored many but not Thomas Bjerregaard, ege’s Test Manager:

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Regression testing in weeks, not years?

  I was talking to a testing manager yesterday about their mix of manual and automated testing.  They have managed to achieve 60-70% automation of the areas they targeted.  A fact we all agree is pretty good. This of course

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Test Automation- the need for speed

By freeing automation from the burden of a script based on code, we can begin to imagine a solution that could be used by subject matter experts and not limited to frustrated developers, a solution that could adapt to changes in the application under test. www.altimetergroup.net/ The way we

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Why is test automation so cumbersome?

“The biggest barrier to test automation remains the level of maintenance required to sustain it.” Software test automation has been available for over a quarter of a century but the practice has a mixed track record and often falls into disuse due to

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Regression Testing. Love it? Loathe it? Need it?

Your business lives in a risky, complex world and you know you’ve got to regression test…………..but it’s a pain! So, what are your options? Test manually: It’s not easy and is time consuming, tedious, doesn’t scale, is not repeatable and

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Test automation success at Edrington

Hear Alistair Norrie, Business Technology Programme Manager share in three minutes how Edrington successfully automated their testing processes, enabling a modernisation that effected more change in twelve months than had taken place in the previous ten to twenty years. You

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Great day attending ASUG Philadelphia

Great day attending an ASUG event at SAP headquarters. Great presentation by Marc Croquette from CertainTeed Corporation. Marc’s expertise spans 6 SAP implementations in 5 countries.  In this presentation he highlighted his team’s usage of Original Software for SAP Application

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Orthodontic laboratory gets teeth stuck in to Qualify

Frustrated with the restrictions of an expensive industry specific software this leading orthodontic laboratory turned to Qualify from Original Software for a significantly more configurable solution and have cut their costs to boot. Not only do they have an easy

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Manual testing is intrinsically flawed

Manual testing is intrinsically flawed, primarily because one test cycle is almost never enough. Manual testing is performed by humans and humans have a finite capacity for repetition. When an application is first delivered, the test team will commence their

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Why is manual testing so…. manual?

Application software has always contained bugs and will continue to contain bugs for as long as developers exist. So, from the moment that the first application program was run by Tom Kilburn on 21st June 1948 (to calculate the highest

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