Tag: test automation

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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Successful regression testing with business users

Business people with technology aura

Regular regression testing is core to finding critical defects and unwanted changes before going live. A business without regression tests is a business teetering on the edge of an abyss! A successful regression test pack must easily evolve as the

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IBM i data security. Are you sitting comfortably?

Test Data solved in four steps 1. Extract, 2. Scramble, 3. Verify, 4. Roll-back The IBM i has arguably the best security record of any business application platform in common use. A great place to be if you have one. But

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Automated Regression Test for 2019

Automated Regression Test

An automated regression test brings so many benefits: reduced risk; faster time to market, not to mention keeping the audit and compliance departments happy. New technology enables automation to be created quickly either from scratch or from prior manual tests,

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“I have a Tonne of testing to do.”​ True? Maybe, but does that add up?

I heard someone say that to me recently as they entered another weekly test cycle and I pondered whether testing could be measured in Tonnes (or mass).  And since mass and energy are irrevocably connected, I wondered whether it could be

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