Topic: quality assurance

SD Times news digest: Qt acquires froglogic, the Embedded Software Testing & Compliance Summit, and Catchpoint’s virtual SRE community event

Qt announced that it will acquire froglogic GmbH, a major provider of quality assurance tools, to bring froglogic’s test automation tools into the Qt product portfolio. “As The Qt Company continues its growth, the acquisition of froglogic is an important milestone in  broadening Qt’s best-in-class software development tools and building in automated testing and code … continue reading

Mabl emerges from stealth with AI-powered testing solution

An AI-powered QA testing solution provider has emerged from stealth after one year in development. Mabl is a machine learning test automation service that learns how applications work, identify bugs, and provides context on what causes errors so they can be fixed. The solution is designed to enable users to easily create automated tests using … continue reading

Industry Spotlight: 8 steps towards faster, more accurate QA

Techniques such as pair programming and peer code reviews, among others, can improve the quality of software, but defects will always slip through the cracks.The aim of QA is to help your development team move faster while delivering accurate, actionable test results, and ultimately ship a higher quality product more quickly. This is a guide … continue reading

OpsHub Enables Rich Collaboration

In this digitally enabled, highly competitive world, to become successful is more challenging than ever. To thrive in this world, enterprises need to provide exceptional pre-sales and post-sales experience in addition to delivering best quality solutions in short release cycles. To achieve this level of excellence, organizations need to democratize the decision-making process without compromising … continue reading

Report: Test automation is increasing

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing software world, manual tests are no longer cutting it. A new study revealed that more businesses are moving toward test automation to keep pace with their competitors. According to information technology, consulting and service provider Wipro Limited’s State of Quality 2016 study, there was an 85% jump in test automation over … continue reading

The Software Testing World Cup Chronicles, Part I: Yes, that’s a thing

I had the good fortune of being part of a team that recently had the chance to compete in the first stages of the Software Testing World Cup (STWC). Not many people may be aware of its existence, but it’s a unique competition designed to find the best quality assurance engineers on the planet. The … continue reading

Guest View: How to launch features like Facebook

With more than 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs), Facebook has a lot of factors to take into account for each mobile release. If they followed mobile “best practices,” they’d have some pretty significant problems: Deploying to millions of users in one fell swoop (greatly increasing the risk of widespread crashes) Asking users to update … continue reading

Appvance UTP test automation platform makes Continuous Delivery move faster

As many organizations continue to embrace DevOps, they need to figure out ways for quality assurance and testing to keep up. For enterprises to speed up their software and application testing, Appvance announced a unified test automation platform called Appvance UTP. Appliance UTP combines various testing capabilities and increases collaboration between teams in development, operations, … continue reading

Guest View: If your metrics don’t add business value, stop collecting them

Keith Klain kicked off STAREAST 2016 last week, and there was one line in his keynote that stuck with me throughout the entire conference: “If you can’t draw a straight line between your business objectives and your test approach, you’re doing it wrong.” As I started to think of all of the little activities that … continue reading

Forecast 2016: Predictions from around the industry

To paraphrase that great thinker, Ferris Bueller: “Technology moves pretty fast. It you don’t look around once in a while, you could miss it.” So, to get 2016  rolling, we’ve asked luminaries and thought leaders in the software development space to look around and tell us what they expect from the field this year. Kelly … continue reading

Guest View: Why testing metrics are critical to the QA process

Test metrics are an integral part of the QA process. They provide granular information that helps engineers accurately assess the quality of software builds and figure out what is and isn’t working in the testing process. Metrics are the building blocks of progress and improvement in software creation. Examples of test metrics and what they … continue reading

The co-evolution of mobile platforms and quality assurance

Where mobile QA has come from and where it belongs in a world dominated by mobile app quality … continue reading

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