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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? 

What Is Manual Regression Testing? How Can You Optimize Your Test Cases?

Evolution can be brutal. A piece of code you once considered an innovative breakthrough can put your entire application in danger once integrated within original application code. That is why we call it software development-today’s Agile approach in software development is a constant survival-of-the-fittest test.

Regression testing is the final arbiter of this evolution.

The Best Offshore Software Solutions for Agile Testing and Development

Since the advent of the Agile method more than a decade ago, many have come to assume that the advantages of iterative development are available only through face-to-face conversation within the same room.

During that time, offshore QA testing has matured to offer the expertise, resource savings and flexibility that make it a foundation of modern software development best practices.

How to QA Test Software That Uses AI and Machine Learning

Smartphones, smart speakers, smart cars, smart coffee makers... the list goes on. It seems like everything around us is coming to life and getting intelligent. And though the sci-fi genre thrives on our ever-present fear of a hostile robot takeover, smart devices are anything but dystopian—they’re actually here to make our lives easier, so we can spend more time on the important stuff, instead of tedious busywork.

5 Tips for Android Automation Testing to Avoid Slowdowns in Development

To butcher a racing analogy: there is as much time to be saved in avoiding the brakes as there is in flattening the accelerator. Android automation testing itself will save developer-hours on the release cycle, but to really get to market faster, we need to implement the kind of Agile testing environment that prevents delays and slowdowns.

Just like in auto racing, our Android automation testing is about achieving balance between speed and overall performance—or in our industry, between speed and quality.

Insider’s Guide to Automated Regression Testing Tools for Web Applications

Regression testing keeps you on track as your web application evolves. This process of checks and balances offers reassurance that the software improvements you have made are going to translate into a better user experience. You cannot innovate without risk, but regression testing balances out that risk.

That is why choosing the right automated regression testing tools for web applications is so critical.

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:

Medical Device Software Testing Services: Outsource Your QA

Digital technology faces its sternest test when it is applied to our health. The benefits of speed, accuracy and automation are balanced against the responsibilities of consistency, reliability and mobility.

Those who work in the medical software domain are charged with walking the line between innovation and regulation. Every potential advance in medical device sophistication faces a gauntlet of regulations before it ever gets tested within the realities of the commercial market.

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.

What Can You Expect from Software Testing Consulting Services?

Software testing consulting services are often the missing bridge between development and delivery. When you engage with QA professionals, you can expect them to round out your internal team and to raise your confidence in what you have built-that it will, ultimately, provide a valued user experience.

A quality QA services provider will work in partnership with you to provide comprehensive test coverage while introducing efficiencies to help you deliver faster, for less.

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