Tag: manual testing

Toothache, Headaches and Manual Testing

Man holding head and chin indicating headache and tootache

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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Application Quality – Where’s the Big Win?

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

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

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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

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Manual testing is intrinsically flawed

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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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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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ERP Applications – putting off those changes is like driving on a flat tyre

car with flat tyre

This is probably not the perfect analogy, because at some point you will have to stop and change the tyre. But it may be if you don’t do it quickly, there will be a much nastier outcome and expense. The

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