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Helping Customers Write Tests

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Agile approaches aims to improve the collaboration between the development team and the end-users or the Product Owner in Scrum. As far as software testing is concerned, it is however deceptive to believe that this could happen without a strong contribution from software testing experts. Be nice: share this knowledgeshare share tweet share email 



Committing to Software Quality

December 2, 2019 0

After having worked as a software tester, an agile coach and a programmer, I have seen and experienced software development from different perspectives. One of the things that has stuck with me the most is how limited our view of software quality is. While we struggle with our unit tests or test cases, we are missing out on some fundamental factors which affect software quality.


Getting Performance Testing Back on Track - Part 2

Getting Performance Testing Back on Track – Part 2

November 5, 2019 0

The first part of this article presented some of the current challenges of performance testing. It discussed also the data and times pillar of performance testing. This second part covers the resource and cost aspects. The author shares some final thoughts on the future of performance testing.


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