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What is Functional Software Testing

At a macro level, software testing is an activity that seeks to find bugs or problems in software products. An essential subset of software testing is functional software testing, defined…

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The hidden cost of skipping usability testing

After working in UX for many years across several companies, I can confidently say this: usability testing is always a fragile issue. Companies expect their product to be exceptional and…

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Part II: Build a Bridge Between Shift Left & Shift Right

In the first blog of this series, I used the metaphor of a bridge connecting two towns to illustrate the importance of establishing purposeful connections between your shift left and…

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Engineers are not testers. Here’s how to build a QA team.

Great software engineers are expensive, in-demand, and incredibly hard to find. Building an engineering team is a heroic feat – but stop asking them to moonlight as testers and build…

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Are you ready to take on QA automation?

Modern engineering and product teams must meet an increasingly high bar for quality and speed. While QA automation is marketed as a quick way to increase cadence to meet consumer…

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Six automated software testing services to boost your QA strategy

Modern engineering and product teams feel the pressure to accelerate the feedback loop to developers, shorten release cycles, and deliver high-quality results quickly. For many, fusing manual strategies with automated…

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Build vs. buy? A startup’s case for outsourcing QA

So your AWS bill is on fire and suddenly your all-hands takes up multiple screens on Zoom. Users are doubling. Your investors are thrilled to see your startup hitting its…

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A Virtual Event Planning QA Checklist

Nearly two years into the mass adoption of virtual experiences, many industries are just starting to get a solid footing on fitting virtual events into the flow of their businesses.

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Build a Bridge to Connect Shift Left & Shift Right

Part 1: The Why Two paradigms dominate the modern software testing landscape, shift left and shift right. These are fueled primarily by the need to accelerate software delivery to k…