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Software Functional Testing: A Comprehensive Breakdown

If you want a bug-free product, your QA team must carry out both functional and non-functional testing. QA teams tend to be more familiar with executing non-functional tests to ensures the usability and performance of the product, leading to less time and attention on functional testing where many of the defects often hide.

Functional testing doesn’t have to be intimidating. With the understanding of the value that functional testing can bring to your development cycle, your team can then plan how to incorporate functional testing within your QA testing procedures.

QA Checklist for Superior Software Development

There are more than just technical aspects when it comes to launching a streamlined QA process. You must also stabilize the communication and workflows of both your internal and external teams.

Our team of experienced QA engineers have put together a comprehensive QA checklist. These strategical steps will assist you from initial internal planning through to the final stages of test execution and release.

10 Advantages of Automated QA Testing

You want to maximize efficiency within your development cycle so that your team produces quality product releases. You also need to maximize efficiency in order to stay competitive within your industry and to increase ROI month after month, year upon year.

Many businesses have seen instant advantages after implementing automated testing into their development cycle. But what is automation QA testing? And what types of tests can be automated?

7 Best Continuous Integration Tools in 2020

An agile team that operates without continuous integration is like driving a race car in first gear. Your team can still make it to the finish line, but deploying to market will happen at a speed that works against best agile development methods and against your business goals.

Continuous integration was made for agile lifecycles. What team doesn’t want to deploy smaller code changes and catch more defects earlier in the development process? What team wouldn’t benefit from reducing backlog, increasing transparency and launching stronger product quality?

Continuous integration puts you back in the driver’s seat, and the leading CI tools accelerate how quickly error-free products move to the market.

12 Strategies to Maintain a Secure Testing Environment While Working Remotely

The recent pandemic has led to a major lockdown across the globe. The IT industry is no exception - engineers are now working from home more than ever.


Managing Productivity While Working From Home

The COVID-19 pandemic rushed millions of employees into remote work. In a world where most businesses require full-time office attendance, companies were pushed to quickly adjust - and accept - the new virtual workspace. Even as stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders are lifted, hundreds of businesses have decided to make (or are in the process of making) remote work permanent for all employees.

7 Best Tools For Agile Engineering Teams

There’s a reason why so many teams choose to follow agile engineering best practices. This streamlined process for software design and development delivers value in a variety of ways,  including:

6 Strategies to Improve Communication Between QA and Developers

Within the development cycle, every team plays a key role. The software development team focuses on delivering code and the QA team focuses on product quality. With each team prioritizing a specific focus, going to market can only be a success - right?

Not quite. Even with an issue-free product launch, the comradery levels across teams can be indifferent at best. In fact, many organizations would describe the relationship between developers and testers as a rivalry.

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