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Boost Your Customer Retention By Outsourcing Digital Technologies Testing

With social networks, media streaming, mobile shopping and food delivery at our fingertips, it’s easy to see why we are addicted to our smartphones. At the touch of a button on their smartphone, consumers are able to make a purchase from the comfort of their own home, making time for things more important than standing in line at a crowded store.

This clearly illustrates the importance of digital technology in our daily lives, so much so that businesses around the globe have taken advantage over the years. Companies began to market on social media channels, quickly increasing brand recognition. The huge spike in adopting digital technologies has increased the importance of delivering high-quality digital products.

Artificial Intelligence And Robotic Process Automation: What You Need To Know

Automation is a testing technique that follows predefined rules. Artificial Intelligence is designed to simulate human behavior, intelligence and thinking. Now, what would happen if software engineers blend automation with artificial intelligence? Robotic process automation would come into play. What exactly is robotic process automation (RPA)?

Our expert AI and test automation engineers have put together all you need to know about RPA in order to achieve maximum ROI.

8 Reasons Your QA Team Would Use a Virtual Machine for Automated Testing

QA team, Test Automation | By Amanda Sturdevant | August 28, 2019

Automated testing is adapting to the ever-evolving trends in the software industry. The traditional  approach of having separate hardware and software for running automation suites, for example, is being replaced with a comprehensive test infrastructure on virtual machines. This evolution resolves one of the major challenges of setting up test infrastructure, and allows your team to focus on testing practices rather than spending precious time preparing and maintaining a test environment.

12 Reasons Your Engineering Team Adopts Open Source Tools

We are in an open-source revolution, an era where engineers and developers around the globe can collaborate and invest their time and money with the goal of producing a reliable product – a software that would further push the world toward digital innovation. Because of this common end goal, open source tools are gaining popularity in developer communities and more are turning toward adopting open source tools to build their product.

A Guide to QA Testing in Docker Containers

Software testing is a continuously evolving sphere. Often, testers only have hours to test a software and as a result, QA engineers tend to opt for automation and parallelization. Enter Docker containers. Dockers have revamped the way testing is integrated into the CI/CD pipeline: the multi-container testing approach eliminates time and resource-based bottlenecks.

Webinar Questions Answered: "Get The Best Test Automation ROI Through Continuous Testing With SoapUI Pro and TestComplete"

QASource recently presented the webinar, "Get The Best Test Automation ROI Through Continuous Testing With SoapUI Pro And TestComplete" with its partner, SmartBear.

In this webinar, Anand Ramakrishnan, QA Director at QASource, highlights the challenges with test automation prior to using SoapUI Pro & TestComplete, how these tools helped overcome these challenges, best practices and value added features with these test automation tools, and who should consider using SoapUI Pro and TestComplete.

4 Tips for Building the Best Cross-Functional Teams

Teams exist in every organization. They discuss tasks that need to be completed, who will be given ownership of each task, and then they are off and running. Cross-team collaboration brings members with different areas of expertise, knowledge and experience together, which can improve quality, speed and the company's overall productivity. Cross-team collaboration is a much-needed skill that is, unfortunately, difficult to acquire. So, how can companies build effective cross-functional teams? 

How to Solve 3 Common Collaboration Software Integration Challenges (Infographic)

Collaboration software are crucial in today's interconnected and globalized society. In order to make their software even more beneficial to users, companies are allowing third-party applications to integrate with their collaboration software. Though this is very useful, there are common challenges that can arise when integrating third party apps. 

Check out QASource’s latest infographic below to read our expert engineer's tips on how to solve the 3 most common obstacles companies face when integrating third-party applications with their collaboration software:

5 Benefits of Big Data Testing

The internet today is like Pandora's Box. The question here is, "How did the Internet become so powerful?" The answer is with data, and data about data. When you search the internet for something, you are searching data about data. Those searches provide us with useful information only because someone has preserved this information somewhere over the internet, and as this technology advanced, the demand for Big data applications was created.

Achieve Successful Releases With Strong QA Testing

Software development has been in existence for quite a long time now. However, the need for strong QA to complement the advancements of development has risen. With the increasing demand for high-quality products, it has become imperative for software companies to have strong QA in order to achieve development excellence.

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