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The Internet of Things Moves Software Testing into the Physical World

The explosion of the Internet of Things means the physical world of things we use and the logical world of software testing are blending. Software testers need to become familiar with hardware, and manufacturing companies have to consider software, maybe for the first time. Everyone has new skills to learn.

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Jon Hagar
Are Any of Yours on the List of Worst Passwords of 2015?

Here’s a Top 25 List you do not want to be on: The Worst Passwords of 2015. Password management company SplashData released its annual list of the 25 worst Internet passwords, and what’s truly mindboggling is that for both 2015 and 2014, the same two passwords are at the top of the list.

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Pamela Rentz
Improving Application Testability

Automating functional testing is almost never easy. As testers, how we organize and design tests has a big impact on outcomes, but developers can—and should—have a role in making automation easier. This ease or lack of ease is part of what is known as "testability."

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Hans Buwalda
Lessons Learned from Failed Apps

The industry is increasingly emphasizing the need for a longer shelf life for applications, which was under thirty days just a few years back. Why is this number low, and what can we learn from applications that fail to survive in the marketplace, let alone thrive?

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Rajini Padmanaban
Technology for the Birds

Here’s an event to schedule in your calendar for the weekend of February 12–15, 2016. It's Valentine's Day weekend—and it's a chance to give Mother Nature a valentine by participating in the online annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) to help create a real-time snapshot of bird populations.

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Pamela Rentz
How to Better Test and Optimize Mobile Applications

There’s no single solution that can guarantee success in the mobile testing space. However, by incorporating virtualization and making use of the cloud, you can test the functionality, performance, and security of an application across a bevy of networks.

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Josiah Renaudin
Getting Started with Risk-Based Testing

For software development, risk-based testing is becoming a major necessity to guarantee that users are getting the best experience possible without encountering too many issues. Quality assurance teams need to effectively gauge products based on the potential risk they bring.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
Surviving the IT Audit

One of the most anxiety inducing and often frustrating experiences for IT managers can be surviving the IT audit. If you invest a little time in preparation, you can not only survive your next audit, but also perhaps even benefit from the support to improve your existing best practices.

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Bob Aiello