Tips for Effectively Managing an Offshore QA Team

Tips for Effectively Managing an Offshore QA Team

Publish Date: January 31, 2023

Outsourcing certain business functions allow your business to flourish as you direct your time and effort into more valuable activities. Hiring an offshore quality assurance (QA) team is one way to help your business succeed. Offshore QA teams can be invaluable assets that help reduce costs and expand your company's reach. In this blog post, we'll go over the benefits and challenges of hiring an offshore QA team. We'll also give you tips and tricks to overcome challenging situations and effectively manage your offshore QA team.

Benefits of Outsourcing Software QA During a Slow Economy (Infographic)

Benefits of Outsourcing Software QA During a Slow Economy (Infographic)

Publish Date: December 28, 2022

In the last quarter of 2020, a survey of 200 global companies by BGC revealed that 82% of respondents underwent a decrease in revenue, while 78% faced operational challenges, and 68% dealt with service provider-based issues. The easy solution to overcoming these challenges lies in outsourcing QA services to adjust to current business conditions.

Benefits of Outsourcing Software QA During a Slow Economy

Benefits of Outsourcing Software QA During a Slow Economy

Publish Date: November 8, 2022

Uncertainty in modern economic operations has forced many companies to take drastic measures. In the last quarter of 2020, a survey of 200 global companies by BGC revealed that 82% of respondents underwent a decrease in revenue. Simultaneously, 78% faced operational challenges, and 68% dealt with service provider-based issues. With the looming risk of frequent budget cuts and staff layoffs, you must adjust to current business conditions, especially those related to digital IT strategies and offshore and onshore providers to ensure your company continues to develop amidst the present economic crisis. In this article, we delineate the process of outsourcing QA and explain why outsourced software testing services can lead to company growth.

Key Characteristics of a Successful Offshore QA Team

Key Characteristics of a Successful Offshore QA Team

Publish Date: June 8, 2022

Whether you already have an established QA partner or are in search of a new partner, there are several characteristics that should define your offshore QA team.

The Pros and Cons of Offshore Software QA Testing

The Pros and Cons of Offshore Software QA Testing

Publish Date: April 13, 2022

Every successful software development team experiences growing pains once the technical needs of its projects exceed the expertise and basic workloads of its core staff. When this happens, it is tough to know where to turn for help without adding significant additional costs. One well-established approach to getting more for less is offshore software testing, with its promise of lower labor costs and reputation for quality.

5 Tips For Selecting A Software Testing Services Provider

5 Tips For Selecting A Software Testing Services Provider

Publish Date: January 26, 2022

The future of your product is in the hands of many people, including your engineers, product managers, sales and marketing, and your executive team. But it’s also in the hands of another group of people that may be overlooked: your QA engineers.

Why Is API Testing So Important to Healthcare App Development?

Why Is API Testing So Important to Healthcare App Development?

Publish Date: July 28, 2021

Over the past few years, a growing number of healthcare providers have started using websites and mobile applications to collaborate efficiently with partners and patient support services and communicate more effectively with patients in a timely manner. APIs allow healthcare companies to do all this.

What Are the Limitations of Automation Testing? (Infographic)

What Are the Limitations of Automation Testing? (Infographic)

Publish Date: June 9, 2021

There’s no doubt that automation testing is the quickest and most cost-effective method of QA testing. However, it cannot do everything, since some limitations of automation testing are built into the system and must be balanced against manual testing, while some are the result of inexact pre-programming, such as a failure to develop effective automation test hooks. Let's look at some of the drawbacks of automation testing:

What Are the Limitations of Automation Testing?

What Are the Limitations of Automation Testing?

Publish Date: March 24, 2021

We are all restricted by limitations, from the business models we use to every system that guides us through software development and quality assurance. The key is to understand these limitations so that your team can overcome them - and be stronger for it.

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Our bloggers are the test management experts at QASource. They are executives, QA managers, team leads, and testing practitioners. Their combined experience exceeds 100 years and they know how to optimize QA efforts in a variety of industries, domains, tools, and technologies.

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