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Timothy Joseph

Timothy Joseph
Timothy Joseph is an experienced QA manager. He balances cloud technologies with on-premises processes, automated testing with manual, and the demands of a release cycle with end-users' needs. Timothy writes regularly about his perspective on QA and lessons learned on the job.

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Software Quality and Offshore Outsourcing: What You Need to Know

Software Testing | By Timothy Joseph | March 14, 2019

Video conferencing came into the picture for Agile development teams. It is the optimal, most efficient form of communication currently available. With a free platform such as Skype, Google Hangouts, or Google Duo, you can speak face-to-face with anyone throughout the internet-connected world from the comfort of your own (home?) office.

That fact overcomes the distance involved in outsourcing your QA process offshore and leaves you in complete control of your software quality. Your Agile team can now spread halfway around the world, yet still share the fast iteration and close collaboration between developers and QA testers needed to ensure a quality build.

Outsourcing Healthcare Mobile App QA Testing: Risks and Rewards

Mobile App QA Testing | By Timothy Joseph | March 12, 2019

By answering one question you can unlock the rewards of outsourcing your healthcare mobile app testing: Do you trust your QA partner?

Healthcare mobile app QA testing is very rigorous, and it requires expert knowledge. The strict HIPAA compliance regimen and complex FDA approval process are not issues to be tackled by freshly-minted engineers.

Cybersecurity Software Testing: Risks and Rewards in Outsourcing

Cybersecurity | By Timothy Joseph | March 7, 2019

Good QA does a far better job than good PR in keeping your cybersecurity company out of the headlines. Behind every news story about a data breach or high-profile hack is a vulnerable product that should have been strengthened during the QA process. A good PR machine can try to spin your public disaster into a promise for improvement and the strictest future standards. It is far better, however, to not stretch your customer’s faith in the first place.

What You Need to Know About Automation Testing Tools

automation testing | By Timothy Joseph | March 5, 2019

Automated quality assurance (QA) testing is a rigorous, thorough process that can help spot defects better than manual testing alone. Automated tools offer higher-quality testing, can expand your QA coverage, and can help you release software faster. If you have released software only to have customers report many bugs, consider automated QA testing. It can make your future releases better by ensuring software runs correctly, efficiently, and effectively before release.

The Advantages of Outsourcing Quality Assurance in Healthcare Application Software

Healthcare Software Testing | By Timothy Joseph | February 28, 2019

If you develop software for the healthcare industry, you know nothing means more to your clients than healing patients. Your clients’ work is meaningful, and building software that helps them deliver better healthcare outcomes is important work.

What if you could deliver software that lets users serve more patients, faster?

What are the Limitations of Automation Testing in Cybersecurity Services?

Cybersecurity | By Timothy Joseph | February 26, 2019

Every vulnerability in your product offers a cyberattacker an opportunity.

Each aspect of your cybersecurity services—from perimeter security to the flow of network traffic to your incident response mechanism—must all undergo rigorous QA testing before ever going live.

When to Use Manual and Automation Testing: A Quick Guide

automation testing | By Timothy Joseph | February 21, 2019

The existence of both manual and automation testing gives the illusion of choice.

Technically, you can view them as interchangeable, that one is the faster version of the other. Once you understand how each QA testing approach operates, its strengths and weaknesses, you find there is no choice. Instead, the idea is to know when to apply them, not if you should choose one over the other.

3 Ways Automated Software Testing Will Help Your Product

Software development is a challenge that can be thrilling and frustrating at the same time. Sometimes it feels like a series of barriers stand between you and your product’s release. While finding errors in your software can feel demoralizing, it is really a good thing. If you can find bugs and errors before your product is released to the public, you can fix them. If your software is full of errors when it is released, the public may think you have released it prematurely. And all the patches in the world cannot help a company fix a bad reputation.

Pros and Cons of Offshore Agile Testing for Financial Services Software

Agile Testing, Software Testing | By Timothy Joseph | February 12, 2019

Software development. Few projects can be so tricky and yet so rewarding. While writing code is known for presenting baffling challenges, your job can be even more complex if the software you are making is for the financial services industry. Your finished software must meet the financial industry’s specific demands, such as accommodating greater regulatory scrutiny, transparency, and reporting and risk management.

Test Cases in Software Testing: 3 Examples to Show Your Engineers

Software Testing | By Timothy Joseph | February 7, 2019

Within an effective QA software testing process, your test cases should speak to you. They provide answers and should be unambiguous.

Test cases help shape your product’s features and give meaningful direction to the product’s functionality. They help integrate application features to ensure they work as designed. With so much riding on the results, it is critical to the ROI of your product that your test cases are written well.

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