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Pros and Cons of Offshore Agile Testing for Financial Service Software

The financial services sector is constantly evolving. Increasing investor scrutiny, changing market trends and constant technological developments have made it imperative for financial institutions to harness the latest technology to provide quality customer service.

How to Identify the Software Testing Tools You Need

QA Tools, Software Testing | By Timothy Joseph | April 20, 2021

You may not realize it, but you have all the answers to find the right software testing tools right there in front of you. Even if you are unfamiliar with the names of the dozens of automation and manual testing tools currently available, you already have the necessary knowledge to select the best testing tool for your product and team members.

That is because you and your team know your product better than anyone else, which is the first and most important step when selecting a software testing tool. Every project is different, every test environment is unique and every development team has its own strengths and preferences.

Your Quick Guide To Testing Lightning Web Components (Infographic)

A Lightning Web Component or LWC is a lightweight framework by Salesforce. Being a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Salesforce encourages the development of web standards on the Lightning platform. Below is a quick guide, put together by our engineers to help you test Lightning Web Components.

Cyber Security Testing Checklist: 9 Steps To Complete Before Testing a Product in the Security Domain

These days, a news story on a cyberattack is as common as the weather report. To defend against these potential attacks, companies have created products and software applications designed to secure their data. But can these security products and applications provide full protection against these threats?

API Testing Checklist: 10 Steps to Start API Testing

APIs bridge the communication gap between an application and third-party apps. If an API doesn’t work efficiently or effectively, it can negatively impact software quality and business processes.

It’s hard to argue against the need to test APIs. However, how to do API testing can quickly become a confusing process.

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?

A Comprehensive Guide to Black Box Testing

Behavioral testing, opaque-box testing, closed-box testing, specification-based testing, eye-to-eye testing - yes, there are quite a few alternate names for the practice of black box testing.

No matter what you call any of these approaches of black box testing, it maintains its essential status from project to project, from one development cycle to the next.

But what is black box testing? What is the purpose of black box testing? And when is it right to use black box testing?

Let’s take a closer look at the role black box testing can play in your internal testing practices.

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.

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