Topic: test & qa
The scope and need for mobile app testing are only going to increase. What does this mean for testers who have traditionally tested web applications? Mobile application testing is not necessarily new, but the increasing set of challenges is new. Read on to see what you should be looking for.
Bonnie Bailey writes on the importance of knowing your users and keeping them close to you. The more you live and breathe your users, the more you know what they look like. Keeping your users close also implies making room for their data and their environments.
Commit messages say a lot about the developers and test automation professionals who writes them—or who doesn’t write them at all. Trivial on the surface, the presence and substance of a commit message can indicate how forward-thinking a person is, which may indicate bigger things about the code.
Is the stereotype true that information technology (IT) professionals are nerds, geeks, and pocket-protector-wearing buffoons as sometimes portrayed in the media? Joe Townsend examines why these kinds of stereotypes exist and what is being done to address them.
Creativity, the ability to make new things or think of new ideas, is something we value. Steve Berczuk writes that established best practices, such as patterns, can help us solve many problems efficiently, but breakthroughs arise from creative solutions.
Bonnie Bailey writes on how toilet paper problems, which are problems in which the effort required to resolve them are proportional to their current urgency, affect software development. When dealing with toilet paper problems, you're less likely to prepare for other potential problems.
The Seahawks' victory brings us to a new topic of consideration. Does their win mean anything to the world of predictive analytics, which has been up and coming in the past few years? Predictive analytics beat the experts in judging the outcome of the game. Here's a look at its other applications.
Online networking is easier than ever, but this strength can be a threat if one’s online identity is not managed well. While organizations do their bit to protect their users’ identities and privacy, it is high time the user steps up to be his own tester in validating that he safeguards himself.
Technology is a driving force in how people work. Cloud services are powering more of today's business technology than ever before, with companies relying on them for software and network storage needs. In coming years, organizations will rely even more on the cloud. What could this mean for you?
Wearable tech devices that communicate with your tablet or smartphone are not overwhelmingly popular—yet. But research from Gartner shows that many analysts expect a significant uptick in the number of wearable devices and connective mobile applications to hit the market. Read on to find out more.