software test automation

The Battle for Software Quality

Most IT executives agree that any company that is able to rapidly deliver software applications of a consistently high quality within minimum budgets will enjoy significant competitive advantage. However, despite this, it is generally accepted that the challenges surrounding software quality remain untouched. Testing is still perceived as a huge bottleneck.

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Software Testing Resolutions for 2012

It’s always amazing how every year the month of January sparks the desire in many people to reflect on past promises, challenges and successes. Once the moment has gone, a sense of clarity and a surge of determination takes root, and a new list of promises kick-starts a change and a passion to do well for the new year ahead.

Although this helps set about many good changes, trying to stick to these promises can sometimes prove quite a challenge!  How many of you can relate to the the goal of, “I shall join the gym and get fit and healthy”?

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Software Test Automation at Coca-Cola Computer Services

At Original Software we believe that good customer service isn’t just providing fabulous products with a smile, but forging strong partnerships with our customers and working with them to ensure our solutions are a success within their businesses, generating an ROI that’s bound to make them internal heroes.

More than 400 organisations operating in over 30 countries use Original Software solutions. Current users range from major multi-nationals to small software development shops, encompassing a wide range of industries, sectors and sizes.

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Throwaway Test Automation?

There comes a time in every Software Tester’s career when test automation seems desirable. A QA utopia of shorter testing cycles and applications delivered on time! But unfortunately for most, that dream of application quality, as a result of more efficient testing through automation, has become more of a burden than a helping hand.

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Manual Testing – The Smarter Approach

There appears to be a lot of hype in the market place right now about HP Sprinter revolutionising manual testing. A revolution? Really?

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The Best of Both Worlds

Experts agree that test automation isn’t easy and there has been a lot of debate over which approach leads to better and easier test automation – record and playback or programmatic. Original Software took this debate one stage further and introduced an alternative paradigm to the discussion, during a live webinar.

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The Test Automation Debate: Record & Playback versus Programmatic

Experts agree that test automation isn’t easy and there has been a lot of debate over which approach leads to better and easier test automation – record and playback or programmatic. Original Software would like to take this debate one stage further and introduce a new paradigm to the discussion. Join in the discussion by registering today.

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HMRC Software Glitch Makes Returns Taxing

Yesterday, January 31st, was the last chance for self-assessors to submit their tax return online at the website for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Even though the HMRC said only on Friday that their computer system was working well and they did not foresee the problems experienced in recent years, our majesty’s government failed to test thoroughly again!!

Apparently, accountants were having problems after it appeared that the company that supplies software which allows accountancy firms and advisors to access the HMRC website had shut its links early.

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ERP Testing Saps Resource at Marstons

When Judy Doust at Marston’s told us about her pain points with testing SAP applications, it was obvious that our unique approach to testing would be beneficial. So we put our developers to the task of coming up with an SAP solution. We’re pleased to say they’ve come up trumps and have helped the independent UK brewer and pub retailer to ease the increasing burden of SAP testing without the need for employing additional technical resources…

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Customers Get Quality-Centric VIP Treatment

Vermont Information Processing (VIP) has utilized Original Software’s end-to-end testing solution to increase its software quality. Even with an intensely accelerated development schedule, VIP has improved its customer upgrade experience and reduced pressure on its support team. This in turn has enabled the business to respond effectively to the complex requirements of its customers during volatile market conditions.

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