5 Ways to Test for Consistency

There are a lot of scary CX statistics floating around right now. Like how 78% of consumers have bailed during a transaction because of a poor service experience. Or how…

Three ways QA can win over the boardroom

QA needs to fight for the customer experience in the boardroom. Connecting testing to overall growth is part art, part science. In our new QA Playbook, we show you how…

How Remote Testers Should Work Together

Testing is a team sport. From gathering requirements to prioritizing and planning to dividing and conquering coverage, there are a lot of different people involved from different departments whose work…

8 Reasons to Download The QA Partner Playbook

1. Nailing the customer experience is more important than ever.  A survey by Econsultancy found that companies say the most important factor in launching successful apps is customer experience. That’s echoed…

Improving Quality with a Risk-Based Mobile Testing

Mitigating risk is a chief responsibility of every QA tester. How can we identify problem areas and prioritize testing? How can we discover risk early on in the sprint to…

9 Ways to Lead as a QA Manager

In software development and testing, a lot of strain is put on improving technical skills. Getting the latest and greatest certifications, staying current with IoT testing and TDD/BDD, or learning…

Video: What’s the Best Advice You Ever Received as a Tester?

I’ve been working on a new project — my video blog, Kristel Answers! I’m going to try and answer questions about testing, QA, entrepreneurship, and as often as I can.

What’s Testing Worth? Exploring the Business Value of QA

Since 85% of people are “unlikely to do business with a company” following a bad mobile experience, the importance of quality is clear. But who is responsible for quality? Who owns…

13 Reasons Why Manual Testing Can Never Be Replaced

Some development teams jump into automated testing like it’s the holy grail. And it is—kind of. Automated testing is a great safety net for regression testing and for checking in…

7 Ways to Prioritize More Successfully During Test Planning

Test planning is an essential part of software testing no matter the size of the project or the team. A test plan ensures product coverage, keeps testing in line wit…