Tag: test automation

How to go from Zero to Hero in the QA team

A newbie’s guide to testing your ERP upgrade. It’s not uncommon for a team to be set up to tackle a major ERP upgrade where no-one is really sure where to start. -Who knows what a successful  project looks like?

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Want a successful software implementation and launch? Then don’t skip the pre-requisites

Don’t let the pre-requisites be the death of you. When installing any form of software, typically a set of pre-requisites need to be in place for the installed software to run without issue. This is very important as it establishes

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Is your software testing solution a lumbering player or a match winner?

Sport has moved on – has the way you deliver software changed? Anticipating the Rugby World Cup and thinking how much it has changed over the last thirty or so years, I see the similarities between that and the evolution of

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Take a different perspective and try something new

I noticed something this week that got me thinking about how valuable a different perspective can be. We had a new employee join our web development team, and along with that came a noticeable increase in lively discussions, whiteboard sessions

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Does your software testing solution bowl you over?

Test Cricket* fans like myself are eagerly awaiting the inaugural edition of the ICC World Championship about to start in a matter of days. It had me thinking good Test Match cricket is much like quality software testing. The players

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Test Automation – in the pits or podium finish?

Yesterday’s British Grand Prix saw a collision between Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen, which was instrumental in deciding the outcome of the race. Both managed to continue but Verstappen commented afterwards he was lucky to get his car across the

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Lawn mowers – hand push or self-propelled?

Testing your next SAP upgrade – manually or using code free automation? Thoughts from the ASUG Wisconsin summer chapter meeting Ever raced lawn mowers before? No neither had I but after visiting the museum at Briggs and Stratton HQ in

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IT Director shares success story in tackling a significant upgrade

Delivering Confidence Facing a major upgrade – in this particular case jumping four versions of Infor M3 to 13.4, would be a daunting project for most companies. Doing that with a team a quarter of the size available at implementation

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Regression Testing – are you missing out? More importantly, what are you missing out?

what are you missing out

“It’s not what you are checking that’s an issue. It’s the bits you are not checking that causes the problem. “ We all know that traditional testing is flawed. By nature we focus on the areas we have changed. Why

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IBM i Data Security. Are you playing your cards right?

hands shuffling cards in the air illustrating the scrambling of data for testing

Test Data solved in four steps 1. Extract, 2. Scramble, 3. Verify, 4. Roll-back Perhaps following on from my previous blog, you’ve got an extract of your live data, an intelligent subset that drives the key test conditions.  OK, but

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