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Left arrow painted on a wall 5 Ways to Shift Performance Testing Left

Performance testing is often a barrier to accelerating software delivery. Because you need a production-like environment, performance testing often waits until the entire application is complete. But you shouldn't wait until then to get started. You can begin testing earlier to reduce rework and address issues sooner.

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Jeffery Payne
Tree on a green landscape How DevOps Has Changed the Landscape of Testing

The focus on automation and “continuous everything,” from integration, deployment, and now all the buzz about continuous testing, makes the daily activities of a tester in DevOps challenging. Testers may be used to controlling quality—or thinking they do—but they need to pivot to assuring their teams focus on quality.

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Brendan Connolly
Developer looking at blank computer screen Testing When There Are No Testers

More and more companies are shifting toward having their developers responsible for product quality. But how do you conduct good testing when there are no testers? The key is to optimize efforts. Here are some of the fundamentals of testing that your developers should understand, as well as some skills they'll need.

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Justin Rohrman
Tester teaching developers about quality practices Testers as Disciplinarians

As testers, are we disciplinarians? We shouldn't fall into the trap of controlling quality or becoming quality police. Instead, we should be true facilitators of quality, enabling the product team to own it in their own right at every stage. Isn’t this what teachers do, too, in the learning process? What is our role?

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Rajini Padmanaban
Raj Subramanian The Present and Future of AI: A Slack Takeover with Raj Subramanian

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Raj Subramanian, who works with self-healing, AI-based test automation, hosted this Slack takeover to discuss all aspects of AI: testing it, its biases, where it is now, and where it's going.

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Beth Romanik
Infinity symbol made with code Continuous Testing, Shifting Left, and Test Automation: Getting It Straight

Continuous testing can help you achieve the optimal balance between speed and risk and deliver high-quality products faster. But what exactly does continuous testing entail? Is it just shifting testing left in a DevOps environment? And where does automation fit in? Here's a breakdown of all these testing concepts.

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Wayne Ariola
Woman with her hand over her eyes looking into the distance It’s 10 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Defect Fix Is?

Have you ever had to ask whether your defect fix was deployed to a particular environment? You shouldn’t need to, because the answer should always be readily available. Having to request information on the status of your defect fix indicates inefficiencies and a lack of maturity within your organization’s process.

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Richard Estra
Test management tool showing tests passing 5 Ways Test Management Tools Help in Agile Environments

Test management tools help improve the efficiency of development and testing teams by prioritizing test cases, so it makes sense that they would appeal to companies that have adopted an agile methodology to enable quicker release cycles. Here are five ways test management tools make a difference in agile environments.

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Ray Parker