Online networking is easier than ever, but this strength can be a threat if one’s online identity is not managed well. Organizations do their part to protect their users’ identities and privacy, but it is high time the user steps up to be his own tester in validating that he safeguards himself.
Git has become the version control system of choice for many developers. It is relatively easy to use, has good repository integrity, and has a distributed architecture. But Git also has some limitations and can be challenging to support for large scale enterprise use. Read on for some practices.
A highly effective angle for drawing useful information from customers is the “What’s unique about…?” question. What’s unique about this problem? What’s unique about your current process? What’s unique about your company? You're likely to get a deeper understanding of what your customer wants.
Conferences and training programs that focus solely on women are on the rise. While all of this focus on women diversity is a way to enable them to step up and obtain better prospects, a question it leaves us with is whether the diversity lies in their exclusion or inclusion as a group.
If you're a tester and you've been avoiding public speaking opportunities because you don't think it applies to your work, you don't know what you would talk about, or you're just nervous to present in front of people, you should change your mind. Public speaking has several benefits for testers.
Two of the most high-profile executive appointments recently were Satya Nadella as CEO of Microsoft and Vishal Sikka as CEO of Infosys. Both organizations put their trust in first-time CEOs, which leads us to the question: Does experience really matter in today’s business world?
Debates arise when people start talking about where a particular IT function should be performed. Executives can act as if testing is a necessary evil and cost is the only important factor. But in light of recent security breaches, companies should be more concerned with accurate testing than cost.
How to quantify deforestation is a question scientists have long wrestled with. Scientists are hoping new technology being developed for the International Space Station will provide valuable hard data about the impact trees have on carbon levels in the atmosphere.
To incorporate the user-acceptance testing function into a testing center of excellence, the testing team must develop business-process knowledge coupled with technology and test process expertise. Here are some lessons that will aid in integrating the UAT function as part of the TCoE.
You can have the most talented, experienced team of tech professionals all under one roof, but if they don’t have high morale, success will be hard to reach. That’s why a group like Plasticity Labs—which uses data analytics to gauge workplace morale—can even exist.
Big data can be a fickle beast to tame. Using data the wrong way can sometimes do more harm than good to your project or organization. Don't worry though, we have you covered with some best practices on how to approach your big data implementation. Read on to find out more.