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Design a Smart Automated Testing Plan: Tips from the Experts

Your automated testing plan is a guide to saving money, releasing on time and producing a high-quality product. It is your best opportunity to get a top-down view of the project that is about to roll out. Before you become submerged in the day-to-day of test cases and iteration flows, you have one last chance to identify how you can deliver against your business goals in the most efficient manner possible.


It is the perfect time to call on some expert advice.

Choose the Best Web Application Testing Tools to Automate Your QA

Test Automation, QA Tools | By Timothy Joseph | October 10, 2019

The vastness of the internet rests on the myriad of individual web applications that make up its practically endless network. The ease of access a user experiences and expects belies the multipoint complexity of the underlying web server, application server and database.

Pitching a new product into this balance between complexity and simplicity requires a profound commitment to software testing.

6 Test Automation Best Practices and Tips for Startups

Test Automation, Startup QA | By Timothy Joseph | October 8, 2019

There is nothing more exciting than your first experience of success. Watching your vision and hard work take shape and become a real product in the hands of real users can be like actualizing a dream. For many startups, those early days are about pulling together as a small, dedicated team with everyone pushing the limits of their skills and experience to produce innovation within the tightest of resource limits.

With success comes the promise of growth, and your dreams and goals become larger.

Webinar Questions Answered: How to Get Faster, More Reliable Automated Testing Results Using Continuous Integration

QASource recently presented the webinar, "How to Get Faster, More Reliable Automated Testing Results Using Continuous Integration" with its partner, froglogic.

In this webinar, Vivek Kumar, Automation Architect and Anand Ramakrishnan, QA Director at QASource, illustrate how to incorporate the Squish GUI tester into your application lifecycle using built-in CI integrations, how to pair Squish with the Jenkins Continuous Integration server to run your test suites automatically and how to enhance your automated testing workflow with a CI-based protocol.

Streamline Automation with Test Data Management Tools

For all our metrics, test plans, Agile approaches and strict industry standards, the end goal of every software development project is the same: happy customers. The user experience is our definition of success.

The designing, planning, testing and re-development that goes into an application is all there to make sure that the end user can solve their problem using our product. The challenge is to keep this goal in mind every step along the SDLC.

Artificial Intelligence And Robotic Process Automation: What You Need To Know

Automation is a testing technique that follows predefined rules. Artificial Intelligence is designed to simulate human behavior, intelligence and thinking. Now, what would happen if software engineers blend automation with artificial intelligence? Robotic process automation would come into play. What exactly is robotic process automation (RPA)?

Our expert AI and test automation engineers have put together all you need to know about RPA in order to achieve maximum ROI.

8 Reasons Your QA Team Would Use a Virtual Machine for Automated Testing

QA team, Test Automation | By Amanda Sturdevant | August 28, 2019

Automated testing is adapting to the ever-evolving trends in the software industry. The traditional  approach of having separate hardware and software for running automation suites, for example, is being replaced with a comprehensive test infrastructure on virtual machines. This evolution resolves one of the major challenges of setting up test infrastructure, and allows your team to focus on testing practices rather than spending precious time preparing and maintaining a test environment.

AI Testing Tools That Drive Automation

Test Automation, AI testing | By Timothy Joseph | August 20, 2019

The greatest asset an expert QA tester possesses is their experience. Years of familiarity with specific domains gives them the ability to predict problems before they arise and implement solutions inexperienced minds would not pursue.

Artificial intelligence can capture that experience and learn from it. AI testing tools of the future will act with the experience of not just one individual but an entire team of expert QA testers.

Reliable Automated Solutions for POS Testing

There was a time when we lined up on a Friday to draw enough cash from over the bank counter to see us through until Monday. Now it is quite possible to go entire weeks without using cash at all.

The digital transformation of business has raised consumer expectations such that they expect to be able to pay for everything—from pizzas to plane tickets—without having to open their wallets. The demand for truly secure, effortless, seamless, faultless digital transactions puts pressure on developers to produce perfect POS software.

8 Ways to Optimize Your Automation Test Coverage

There is a better way to test.

Every step of your software testing process contains hidden efficiencies that can help you achieve even better results, faster. Some are the result of planning, some stem from test design and some you realize through better test execution.

All improvements come with experience. When you have automated more than a million test cases, you learn what works and what does not. More than that, you learn what works best.

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