Software Testing and Quality Management Blogs

Software testing and Quality Management blogs, thought pieces, bright ideas, customer stories, applications and technical insights from Original Software.

Cut your manual testing time by 50%

..and make space for other pursuits! Manual testing still accounts for  at least 80% of software testing carried out today. There are ways of making it.. er, less manual and critically without compromising on quality. If we told you our

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Pearl Earrings ref Ratner comment

Is this TSB’s Ratner moment?

The dramatic fall in value of the high street jewellers in the early 1990s is widely attributed to the comments of its chief executive Gerald Ratner, who in a speech referred to its products as “total crap”. He then went on

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Man holding mobile phone with Fake News headline

Fake News! “Automation can Replace UAT”

Manual testing is tedious but can you really get rid of UAT by adopting automation? It’s a great concept but can you really leave the Subject Matter Experts alone so they can get on with their day jobs? Reality Check:

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Tasty Biscuits for User Acceptance Testing

Biscuits. The answer is biscuits

On hearing that word I was reminded of the endearing broadcasts and interviews with Jess Thom, a lovely lady who spoke about Tourettes syndrome. Her inspiring frankness and humour helped me gain a sympathetic understanding of some of the challenges

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