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.

A Guide to Availability Testing for Software

A Guide to Availability Testing for Software

Publish Date: January 24, 2023

Today's modern applications are dependent on a variety of servers, internal and external network connections, data centers, operational procedures, and a wide range of other infrastructural services which must all function consistently and in unison. Here, a constant flow of information is great for business, and any interruption loses the corporation money; as a result, developing high-availability apps becomes a crucial business strategy.

A Case for ETL Automation: Why Businesses Need To Do It

A Case for ETL Automation: Why Businesses Need To Do It

Publish Date: January 17, 2023

ETL automation is rapidly becoming an essential part of any modern business's toolkit. This process enables businesses to extract, transform, and load data from multiple sources into a single system, allowing for faster and more efficient data analysis. This kind of automation also helps businesses save time and money by eliminating manual processes such as data entry and data cleansing. Additionally, it can help businesses improve their data accuracy and reduce errors, resulting in more reliable insights. On top of that, ETL automation can help businesses reduce the risk of data breaches and comply with data security regulations.

Retail Application Testing Challenges

Retail Application Testing Challenges

Publish Date: January 11, 2023

Over the course of the last few years, the retail sector has undergone a significant digital transformation with the advent of online shopping platforms. In addition, the need to deliver an omnichannel retail experience, and easy-to-navigate online store CX has put additional pressure on front-end and back-end developers.

Comparing a Test Plan vs Test Strategy for Software QA (Infographic)

Comparing a Test Plan vs Test Strategy for Software QA (Infographic)

Publish Date: December 7, 2022

When planning a software project, the common question is, “Where do we start testing?” Before initiating any QA process, it’s necessary to define the scope of the test, and have a good understanding of the overall strategy. The test plan and test strategy play different roles in the SDLC, and it's important to have a clear understanding of the difference between the two.

8 Ways to Optimize Your Automation Test Coverage

8 Ways to Optimize Your Automation Test Coverage

Publish Date: November 1, 2022

There is always a better way to test your software. In every step of your software testing process, there are hidden efficiencies that can help you achieve even better results, at a much faster pace. Some of them are the result of planning, while others stem from test design. Then there are other efficiencies that are discovered through better test execution.

Comparing a Test Plan vs Test Strategy for Software QA

Comparing a Test Plan vs Test Strategy for Software QA

Publish Date: August 30, 2022

Developing a comprehensive test strategy means never having to ask, “Where do we begin?” It's important to understand the difference between test plan and test strategy while defining the role each plays in the software development lifecycle. While a test strategy defines your QA best practices, a test plan outlines how you will practically implement them toward getting a finished product to market.

How Outsourcing QA Can Supercharge Your Business

How Outsourcing QA Can Supercharge Your Business

Publish Date: August 2, 2022

Software QA testing is a critical part of the software development lifecycle and it can prove to be challenging unless it's done by the right resources. Resources that have experience and training with QA tools and techniques.

Nearshore Agile Software Testing: What To Look For

Nearshore Agile Software Testing: What To Look For

Publish Date: July 19, 2022

If you are looking for ways to augment the efforts of your in-house QA team, then outsourcing your software testing requirements to a nearshore vendor can prove to be extremely beneficial. Not only will it help to boost production during a software release cycle, but testers will ensure that  you do not compromise on security and product quality.

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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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