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Accessibility Testing for Beginners

Every business wants to expand the reach of their software application to as many users as possible. Yet, so many applications never reach their potential, simply because the design or implementation of the application didn’t keep every type of end-user in mind.

Benefits of Outsourcing QA in a Borderless World

QA Team, Outsourced QA | By Timothy Joseph | April 7, 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we live in a borderless world. Despite all restrictions on domestic and international travel, we have gained more access to people across the globe—all thanks to the power of technology that’s able to keep up with the speed of our fast-paced world.

And to keep up in today’s fast paced marketplace, location can no longer be a limitation. In fact, it’s become very normal for businesses to outsource certain business functions. Outsourcing allows teams to control costs and focus on their core business while their offshore counterparts focus on their tasks.

Pros and Cons of Cloud-Based Software Testing

Imagine using shared resources that are allocated dynamically, create flexible testing environments, and that simulate user scenarios and real-world traffic - that’s just some of the benefits of cloud testing.

7 Tips To Manage and Motivate Your QA Team

A healthy QA culture results in strong, confident teams. And with a powerful team in place, you can produce exceptional products and achieve greater success when going to the market. While the task of building great culture belongs to the QA Team Manager, it’s up to each member of your software QA team to participate and contribute towards a healthy workplace culture.

Don't Go It Alone: Develop an Agile Test Strategy for Outsourced Teams

Agile Testing, Outsourced QA | By Amanda Sturdevant | October 29, 2019

An Agile test strategy will help you sleep better at night. The collaborative approach to QA exposes your software to the best possible minds and lets you relax, knowing your product is the responsibility of experts.

Myth vs. Reality: Outsourcing QA (Infographic)

Over the last decade, QA outsourcing has surged in popularity in the software industry. Even so, there are some misunderstandings about its effectiveness. In our latest infographic, we've identified and dispelled the top 5 myths about outsourcing QA. 

Outsourcing QA to India (Infographic)

For years, India has been the go-to-destination for offshore QA. Many leading U.S.-based software testing companies, including QASource, have made India home to their testing facilities. In our latest infographic, QASource breaks down the top 6 reasons why outsourcing to India makes the best business sense.

Tips for Planning Your QA Outsourcing Budget

Agile QA, Outsourced QA, qa budgeting | By Brandon Getty | October 18, 2017

Building out an effective dev organization requires a strategic, yet flexible approach to budgeting. As your company grows, you may need to quickly ramp up resources, or ramp down certain teams and shift them over to newly prioritized areas of the roadmap.

This volatility can make planning the budget for any team within your organization challenging, but it is especially true for an outsourced team that must rapidly shift and shape to the changing needs of stakeholders, dev and QA managers, and the customer.

What Functions Should Startups be Outsourcing?

One of the main challenges startups face is accomplishing critical functions when there isn't enough money, resources or time to staff properly. While it's inevitable that members of a startup wear some different hats, there comes a point when it's unsustainable to continue doing this at every level if the organization wants to grow. It makes more sense to outsource. But which functions does it make sense to contract out? Let's look at 5 areas.

7 Myths About Outsourcing Your Startup QA

Outsourcing QA has become a popular option for many organizations, particularly for startups, but there is still much confusion around how effective and efficient it can be. Let’s dispel 7 of these common myths about outsourcing QA for startups!

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