Tag: QA Optimization

Case Study

Qualitest Automates Test Solutions for over 150 MultiPlan Applications

Healthcare QA Optimization Test Automation

Qualitest meets MultiPlan’s goals by establishing a QA partner who was reliable, trustworthy and experts in the software testing industry, achieving an optimal level of automation for their 150+ internally developed applications and creating a testing solution that would decrease prices while increasing test coverage with the best tools and resources for the job.

Case Study

Functional and Technical Testing Outsource

Managed Testing Services QA Optimization

We at Qualitest are proud to have helped our client build their internal agile capability in an outsource engagement that was a great success for both our client and ourselves. It proved to be the most effective way for Piriform to raise their delivery capability without disrupting their on-going agile delivery cycle, and we continue to support Piriform.

Scaled Agile
Case Study

Qualitest’s End-to-End Testing Solution Modernizes a New Financial Branch

API QA Optimization Telecom

giffgaff’s launch into the financial market, coupled with Qualitest’s improvement of their agile best practices, brought a white-label loan process in-house with a goal of leveraging a 500% growth in loans. Here’s how we did it.

White Paper

10 Most Popular Misconceptions about Exploratory Testing

QA Optimization

The most well known definition of exploratory testing (ET) was coined by James Bach and Cem Kaner: Exploratory testing is simultaneous learning, test design, and test execution. This definition of exploratory testing was the prevailing definition for many years. The new descriptive definition says: “Exploratory testing is an approach to testing that emphasizes the freedom and responsibility of each tester to continually optimize the value of his work. This is done by treating learning, test design, and test execution as mutually supportive activities that run in parallel throughout the project.”

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Audit test
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Audit Testing: A Consideration of Utility and Meaning

QA Optimization Utilities

As the IT industry evolves, it introduces new disciplines to meet new needs. As these disciplines mature, the methods which they implement expand. Audit testing is one of the methods the testing discipline can use to examine a testing process and produce usable feedback with less resource expenditure than a more exhaustive testing effort may require.

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Design for Testability

QA Optimization

Some applications are easy to test and automate, others are significantly less so. Now, it is a well-known fact in the software development industry that the earlier a bug is found, the cheaper it is to fix. The question, then, is how to find bugs as quickly and efficiently as possible. A good answer is to design and write code in a way that is very friendly to testing. The measure of such friendliness is usually called “testability”, and it can be summed up as four principles.

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Android 4.4 “Kit Kat” and Quality Control

QA Optimization

Android recently launched the newest incarnation of their operating system, Android 4.4, nicknamed Kit Kat. This lightweight operating system was released on a very limited...

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The Evolution of Software Testing

QA Optimization

The amount of software in a device doubles roughly every 18 months. As a result there are more and more pieces of software functioning within...

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Testing Time and QA Budgets

QA Optimization

Many software companies often see QA testing as an unnecessary expense – or perhaps not unnecessary, just a good amount less necessary than other areas...

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Interview with James Bach on the Future of Software Testing

QA Optimization

Recently, we sat down for an interesting discussion with James Bach of Satisfice, Inc. to pick his brain on upcoming testing trends. Bach started in...

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Tips for Selecting Software Testing Tools

QA Optimization

When preparing for the testing process, one of the most important parts is determining the best tools for your specific project. The process of actually...

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The Future of Test Process Improvement

QA Optimization

Testing can sometimes become a troublesome and uncontrollable process. It can take more time and money than originally planned, and sometimes still offers insufficient insight into the quality of the test process - possibly putting the quality of the software being tested and business process itself at risk. So what can we do?

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