Getting in Bed with QA & Making Testing Agile

January 28, 2019 0

If you are in bed with your partner but you are not collaborating, then nothing good is going to happen. This is thee same for quality assurance (QA) and software testing in Agile development projects.

Coveros & Inflectra Partners in the US and Canadian Markets

January 28, 2019 0

Inflectra has recently signed a partnership agreement with Coveros, a Virginia-based agile and DevOps software consultancy, to better serve the needs of current and future Inflectra customers. This partnership allows Coveros to offer Inflectra’s quality assurance, agile project management, and test automation tools in the US and Canadian markets. In return, Coveros will provide to Inflectra and its clients consulting and training options.

Software Testing in a Non-Deterministic World

January 23, 2019 1

Most of the time, software testing is based on comparing the actual behavior of a code or a system with its expected behavior. In his article “The Challenges of Testing in a Non-Deterministic World”, Donald Firesmith explains however that not all software and systems are deterministic, for instance an autonomous adaptive vehicle that uses machine learning software, and that software testing needs to adapt to this context.

AI-Driven Testing Company Appvance Raises $5M

January 15, 2019 0

Appvance.ai, a provider of AI-driven test automation software, announced that it has secured $5M in series B funding. The company has raised a total of $12M to develop and deploy the AI-driven test technology across the world, helping engineering teams make application testing autonomous and continuous as part of their agile and DevOps cycles.

Elastic Leadership for Software Testers

January 14, 2019 0

This talk discusses elastic leadership principles in the context of software testing. You will learn how to apply them effectively in your day to day work and how they can help you as a software tester to become more effective, while making others around you more effective as well.

Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls

January 7, 2019 0

In his preface of the book “Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls”, Donald G. Firesmith writes “You can think of this book as a catalog and repository of testing antipatterns: the pitfalls to avoid, how to mitigate their negative consequences if you can’t avoid them, and how to escape from them once you’ve fallen in. Like a naturalist’s field guide to wild animals, let this be your guidebook to the dangerous world of testing mistakes and its denizens – the many creative ways people have discovered to botch testing.”