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accessibility Are You Reluctant to Venture into Accessibility Engineering?

Organizations are beginning to give a lot of attention and importance to accessibility engineering as part of their usability efforts; however, this has not translated into implementation strategies that have reached the market. Why is there a reluctance to venture into full-fledged accessibility engineering?

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Mukesh Sharma
chemistry test Is There a Bias against Manual Testers?

Manual testing might not be as all-important as it once was, but it’s still needed if you have any hope of delivering software at a quality you can be proud of. How we create software is going to continue to change, but the burden of that change needs to be handled by more than one group within the industry.

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Josiah Renaudin
People designing software for good user experience Devices and Desires: Understanding How Users Experience Your Software

When we design, build, test, and deliver software, it is imperative that we provide our users with what they need—not what we want, but what that they want. We need to understand the scope and breadth of the user base. Here are three questions to ask to learn more about how users experience your software.

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Isabel Evans Chris Porter
raspberry pi The RasPi Pipeline Delivers Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

Did you get anything special for Pi Day this year, besides the obligatory pie? Once again on March 14, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO Eben Upton announced that the next evolutionary step in the RasPi pipeline, the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, is now available.

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Pamela Rentz
Tester paired with a developer, photo by Alvaro Reyes Elevate Code Quality by Integrating Testing and Development

Pair programming generally involves two programmers working on a single change from start to finish. You can augment this pattern by adding a test specialist, so you can test-drive feature changes first and the tester can ask questions and guide test and code design. What you get is quality built in from the start.

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Justin Rohrman
dr using touch screen Artificial Intelligence and Health Care: Predicting Patient Deterioration

As part of a medical research partnership with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the team of scientists and engineers at DeepMind, the artificial intelligence group at Alphabet (Google’s parent company), will work on the global issue of patient deterioration during hospital care.

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Pamela Rentz
code Do Testers Really Need to Learn How to Code?

Because automation, AI, and agile have changed how we test software, the thought is that testers need to understand a certain amount of coding so that they can make themselves more well-rounded and better able to adapt within a software project. But there are other things testers can focus on before learning to code.

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Josiah Renaudin
smart city 4 Key Factors Driving Digital Transformation

There are so many strong reasons why digital transformation has become big, but many organizations are missing a major opportunity by simply running digital projects instead of fully transforming the organization itself—similar to doing some agile things without actually committing to being agile.

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Josiah Renaudin