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A Guide to QA Testing in Docker Containers

Software testing is a continuously evolving sphere. Often, testers only have hours to test a software and as a result, QA engineers tend to opt for automation and parallelization. Enter Docker containers. Dockers have revamped the way testing is integrated into the CI/CD pipeline: the multi-container testing approach eliminates time and resource-based bottlenecks.

Master QA Testing in an Agile Environment

The Agile testing environment creates strength in numbers. It aligns the talents and vision of your entire team to ensure the promise of your product becomes a market reality.

Every stakeholder in your software development life cycle is involved from beginning to end. You can maintain an end-user focus through the development and analysis of daily builds using a cyclical, continuous integration model.

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.

Achieve Successful Releases With Strong QA Testing

Software development has been in existence for quite a long time now. However, the need for strong QA to complement the advancements of development has risen. With the increasing demand for high-quality products, it has become imperative for software companies to have strong QA in order to achieve development excellence.

Automation Framework Design: Questions To Ask Your QA Tester

Test Automation, qa testing | By Timothy Joseph | January 31, 2019

It’s a simple equation: Better automation leads to a higher-quality product and faster releases. However, achieving better automation requires careful consideration. It requires an understanding of the full scope of your product, and a detailed search for the right outsourced QA tester: Your partner on the road ahead.

3 Reasons Cyber Security Companies Need QA Services

qa partner, qa testing | By Amanda Sturdevant | April 4, 2018

With cyber attacks hitting the news with increasing frequency, more pressure is upon cyber security companies to release high-quality software that users can trust to keep them, their data and their devices safe from unauthorized users. Do cyber security companies need QA? Absolutely. We've put together three reasons cyber security providers should direct more resources toward software QA and testing.

Our Customers’ Favorite QA Testing Blog Posts

qa testing | By Brandon Getty | November 29, 2017

You know the old saying: “The customer is always right.” Turns out that it’s true across industries — from service and retail, to IT and software QA. Product companies work hard to deliver features that delight their customers, and software QA providers do their best to ensure that the quality of these features is high before shipment. At the end of the day, we all work in service of the customer.

When Does it Make Sense For You to Invest in Startup QA?

qa testing, Startup QA | By Amanda Sturdevant | March 15, 2017

It’s imperative that startups move with speed in releasing new products and features to get them into customers’ hands. Most startups allocate a significant amount of funding and resources for development in order to accomplish this; likewise, many startups don’t set aside enough for QA. However, there usually comes a tipping point when it becomes necessary to really invest in QA. Let’s examine 4 scenarios that might motivate you to invest in QA.

Pros and Cons of Cloud-Based Software Testing

Cloud-based testing applications use shared resources that are allocated dynamically to create flexible environments that simulate user scenarios and real-world traffic. Easy access to the cloud environment helps organizations approach software testing as an easily scalable, on-demand service. It frees up resources to be used in other areas of your project while providing high-quality results. However, the cloud is not without its drawbacks. Though cloud-based testing offers advantages, there are also counterpoints to consider before adopting it as a part of your QA approach.

8 Ways to Succeed with Agile QA

To match the pace of an ever-expanding market, many organizations are transitioning to the Agile method for project management. The same is true within the QA industry, and at QASource we've become quick experts of Agile processes. What separates the Agile approach from other methods of working, such as the Waterfall model? Agile is defined by collaboration, iteration, and rapid and repeatable delivery schedules. Adopting these new processes can be challenging at first, so in this blog post, we'll be reviewing a few helpful tips for getting your QA team up to speed.

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