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Internet of things applications 3 Proven Strategies for High-Quality IoT Applications

IoT apps extend test activities to more devices, test cases, and compliance requirements. Handling this extension while maintaining high quality can be done with planning, innovation, and careful execution. Here are three recommendations for expanding your test strategies to ensure high-quality IoT applications.

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Amir Rozenberg
path to influence Influencing Quality in Non-Technology Companies

Digital campaigns are everywhere today—every discipline, every service provider, and even mom-and-pop stores are exploring and investing in their digital presence. Rajini Padmanaban examines the technology investments being made by non-tech companies and the role that testers can play in influencing quality.

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Rajini Padmanaban
failure and success road signs Want to Become Agile? Get Ready to Make Countless Mistakes

It’s not easy, but to find success with agile, you need to become comfortable not only taking risks, but watching those risks lead to real failure. Not every idea is going to be a winner, but more often than not, those failures lead to an even greater success.

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Josiah Renaudin
FBI Challenge character Cyber Surfing and Child Safety

Cyber threats and security breaches are not going away any time soon, unfortunately. In fact, many of us are now taking online security practices more seriously. With the surfeit of digital entertainment options available today, it’s time to get kids in the habit of practicing cyber safety as well.

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Pamela Rentz
Focusing in on a light bulb Why Do We Test Software?

"Why do we test software?" seems like a silly question—most people would say, “So we know it works, duh." But there are many other reasons we test our products, as well as many possible benefits besides confirming that a system does what we intended it to do. Figuring out the purpose behind your tests is illuminating.

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Jim Weaver
Manager considering an idea How to Get Management to Really Consider Your Ideas

A key to getting management buy-in is identifying the issues that matter most to those at the top, then documenting and communicating how your services, products, or projects can address those issues. Like everyone else, executives want to succeed. Here's how you can build a persuasive case.

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Naomi Karten
Play and record buttons Simplify Your Record and Playback UI Automation

Record and playback shouldn’t be a nightmare to deal with. One key for useful UI automation in any tool is abstracting at the right level. Take a cue from coded solutions like WebDriver and its Page Object pattern, and do something similar with record and playback tools to abstract away all the scary bits.

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Justin Rohrman
Computer keyboard with a heart key Web Services Need Some Testing Love, Too

Web services—the applications that talk to other applications—are generally finished before the GUI, so you can test the business logic before you think about the actual interface. You can improve the quality of your application, find interesting bugs that don’t exist in the GUI, and give web services some love.

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Hilary Weaver-Robb