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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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Common Software Security Flaws

Security Testing | By Timothy Joseph | January 19, 2021

Attackers are always looking for an open door into your software application. If there are software security flaws present, it can be as simple as URL manipulation or broken user access control, to create a vulnerability. And once attackers gain access to your network, it’s only a matter of time before they launch cyberattacks that lead to sensitive data exposure, financial loss and tarnished credibility. 

Causes for Common Software Failures

Software Bug, Software Failure | By Timothy Joseph | January 6, 2021

To the untrained ear, a software bug sounds like a real-life creature crawling into your software product to wreak havoc before your exterminator arrives. This sadly isn’t too far from the truth, for software bugs can cause great damage as if they walked on six legs to poison or chew through your software system.

QASource’s Best QA Blogs of 2020

Best of 2020 | By Timothy Joseph | January 5, 2021

Uncertainty was certainly the theme of 2020. As quickly as the world changed around us, so too were industry demands in upgrading product quality, even when expectations were constantly in flux. With QA projects not slowing down this year, information was key in reaching deadlines, launching to market and driving results.

How to Select a Dev and QA Collaboration Tool

Collaboration Services | By Timothy Joseph | December 22, 2020

Your software application can only be as strong as the team that brings it to market. The strength of that team - or lack of - is shown based on the quality delivered to your consumers.

Often, a decrease in software quality is the result of a disconnect between teams, be it through recurring miscommunication or team silos. When software development and QA teams don’t collaborate, it impacts more than the quality of your product - consumer complaints surge as revenue declines.

How to Select a Test Automation Tool

Cloud Testing, Automation Testing | By Timothy Joseph | November 18, 2020

Expectations from your development cycle never slow down. Your team must deliver deployments faster and produce stronger product quality in order to remain competitive in the market and maintain relevance with consumers. But how can your team succeed when your resources are consistently constrained?

The good news is that your QA team can do more with less. When your team invests in software testing automation tools, you can expect to boost effectiveness, efficiency and test coverage within your testing process.

A Complete Guide to Localization Testing

Cloud Testing, Automation Testing | By Timothy Joseph | November 10, 2020

Language translation within a product impacts more than the words on the screen. When not tested thoroughly, localization can alter the compatibility with regional operating systems, interrupt a product’s functionality and scramble the layout of the entire user interface.

Performance Metrics of Your QA Team

QA performance metrics are essential for eliminating inefficient strategies and improving internal processes. They also enable managers to track the progress of their QA team over time and make data driven decisions about future projects.

Benefits of IoT Automation Testing

Automation Testing, IoT Testing | By Timothy Joseph | October 29, 2020

With 31 billion IoT devices on the market today, it’s safe to say that the Internet of Things isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. From manufacturing and transportation to daily consumer life, IoT devices have integrated so seamlessly within our business and personal lives that it’s hard to imagine life without this technology.

A Complete Guide To Point of Sale QA Testing

Retail, Point Of Sale | By Timothy Joseph | October 27, 2020

If anything is certain these days, it’s the ever-changing digital landscape of retail. From in-person stores to eCommerce, businesses must offer an omni-channel experience in order to survive in today’s economy. And every consumer touchpoint relies on technology for delivery, be it a seamless frontend user experience online or a secure backend of transaction data to process and approve.

Cyber Security Testing Checklist: 9 Steps To Complete Before Testing a Product in the Security Domain

These days, a news story on a cyberattack is as common as the weather report. To defend against these potential attacks, companies have created products and software applications designed to secure their data. But can these security products and applications provide full protection against these threats?

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