Topic: qa

Report: Test automation coverage has rebounded after a dip last year

Test automation coverage has rebounded after a dip last year, according to SmartBear’s State of Quality Testing 2022 report.  SmartBear conducted a global online survey over the course of five weeks earlier this year. The findings are based upon aggregated responses from more than 1,500 software developers, testers, IT/operations professionals, and business leaders across many … continue reading

The importance of tool integration for QA teams

Everybody cares about software quality (or they ought to, at least), but it’s easier said than done. Lots of factors can cause software to fail, from tools and systems not integrating well to people not communicating well. According to ConnectALL, improving value stream flow can help with these communication breakdowns, tool integration can improve quality … continue reading

Automated testing still lags

Automated testing initiatives still lag behind in many organizations as increasingly complex testing environments are met with a lack of skilled personnel to set up tests.  Recent research conducted by Forrester and commissioned by Keysight found that while only 11% of respondents had fully automated testing, 84% percent of respondents said that the majority of … continue reading

SAST, SCA & QA are the best tools to combat hackers’ smaller, more sophisticated attacks

As many organizations are bolstering up their security measures, hackers have shifted their focus to smaller and more concentrated attacks, according to Daniel Fonseca, senior solutions engineer at Kiuwan in the webinar “Preventing common vulnerabilities with Kiuwan’s SAST, SCA, and QA tools.” The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) said there were over 20,000 security vulnerabilities CVE … continue reading

Testing in DevOps

Testing in DevOps is as much about the people that are behind the tools as it is about the tools themselves. When they work in synchrony, organizations can see major benefits in the quality of their applications and software development life cycle processes.  A recent report called The Role of Testing in a DevOps Environment … continue reading

A guide to testing tools for use in DevOps environments

The following is a listing of testing tool providers for DevOps environments, along with a brief description of their offerings.  Applitools is built to test all the elements that appear on a screen with a single line of code. Using Applitools’ Visual AI, you can automatically verify that your web or mobile app both functions … continue reading

How these companies help organizations test applications in DevOps environments

We asked these tool providers to share more information on how their solutions help organizations test applications in their DevOps environments. Their responses are below. Gil Sever, co-founder and CEO of Applitools Modern software development teams are rapidly delivering innovation to market through more frequent and shorter release cycles, but they struggle to fully test … continue reading

testRigor helps to convert manual testers to QA automation engineers

Testing is a crucial piece of the software life cycle but QA teams often can’t produce enough test coverage quickly enough because they are bogged down by test maintenance. Test maintenance often takes more than 50% of a QA team’s time. testRigor, a plain English-based testing system, is easing the pain points of QA teams … continue reading

Taming heterogeneous tooling into cohesion

Over the last two decades, the swing of the pendulum from monolithic global tooling to highly specific tooling unique to each group and their needs has led to the birth of the tooling suite; the daisy chain of tools never intended to be linked together. One of the main challenges that has emerged is a … continue reading

Qualitest brings AI to its software testing and QA suite

Qualitest has announced the release of Qualisense, a new AI-powered software testing and QA toolkit. Qualisense is the next iteration of the company’s Qualisense Test Predictor service, and will be a standalone product.  The new solution will leverage machine learning to optimize testing and quality delivery, remove bottlenecks, reduce the need for certain tests, help … continue reading

Traditional QA won’t address today’s performance issues

We test because something broke in the past, because we care about quality code, and we want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen again. Quality Assurance (QA) testing was a response to the realization that we should proactively seek out problems in our software, before any new code is deployed into production, so … continue reading

Security – Just Another Aspect of Quality

Programmers err as much as any of us — between 15 and 50 errors per 1,000 lines of code to be more exact. QA tests for these bugs, attempting to ensure that releases are as bug-free as possible. Customers who trust their operations to software won’t tolerate poorly written code, and teams go out of … continue reading

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