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world clocks The Importance of Testing in Conjunction

While it is important to have distinction between testing efforts to maintain specialization and core subject matter expertise, having overlap in test efforts—testing in conjunction—is becoming a common practice.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Exploratory testing 3 Reasons Exploratory Testing Is Great for Agile Teams

Specification-based testing is critical for determining whether a user story is “done done.” But that doesn’t ensure a positive user experience. Coherence, comprehension, and usability are beyond the scope of automated functional testing. Here are three reasons agile teams should embrace exploratory testing.

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Ingo Philipp
Things to do Software Testers, What Should You Be Doing Right Now?

As a software tester, there are any number of jobs you could be doing at any given time. The first problem in software testing, the one we have to think about before even deciding on our approach, is: What should I be working on right now? Communication, time management, and prioritization are essential to our jobs.

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Justin Rohrman
hands holding tablet 3 Factors That Determine Your Choice of Mobile Testing Tool

Before you pick the right mobile testing tool, you need to research your options thoroughly in order to find something that streamlines your processes and allows the development lifecycle to run smoother. However, it’s even more essential to look at your own team before deciding on a tool.

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Josiah Renaudin
Mobile app security testing 3 Essential Components to Building a Security Testing Practice

Most mobile app development teams lack a security testing practice, or if they do have one, it lacks the maturity to be effective. But the great security practices are not necessarily those that spend the most money or have the most engineers. It’s the ones that have adopted these three fundamental concepts.

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Alan Crouch
Integration testing Why Integration Testing Is Crucial for Mobile Apps

When customers use a mobile app you built, they expect seamless integration. Performing integration testing is essential due to the need to sync these apps with all the other devices and interfaces. With so many products in the mobile and IoT ecosystems, it is important for testers to think like their users.

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Raj Subramanian
Acceleration Build the Right Things and Build Them Fast: Accelerate the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

When most people think about continuous delivery, they think of improving the build-test-deploy-operate cycle. They don’t think about how to improve the intake process. Ensuring that quality is built into the application—not tested for after the fact—is the key to achieving accelerated continuous delivery.

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Alex Martins
team meeting Why Testers and Developers Don’t Have to Be on the Same Page

Since software development is highly subjective in nature, different thought processes and assumptions between development and testing teams can positively impact applications and lead to a more successful, well-rounded product. It might not seem like it at the time, but there’s value to dissonance.

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Josiah Renaudin