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Technical due diligence 3 Critical Considerations for Technical Due Diligence

Technical due diligence is the process of verifying a company’s technical capabilities, quality, and processes. It is typically performed by investors or buyers before a contract. There are many aspects you can investigate, but three are crucial: a code review, security evaluation, and open source components compliance.

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Gilad David Maayan
Syringe, pills, and a mask Immunizing Your Software against a Defect Pandemic

When your released software is infected with problems, there is the possibility of a pandemic defect, when a wide geographic area and an exceptionally high proportion of the end-user population is affected. Just like with the coronavirus, following proper guidelines and taking mitigation steps can reduce the spread.

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Richard Estra
Layers of an onion slice The Layers in the Test Automation Journey

Test automation is not just a bunch of automated scripts to be written and handed off. The scripting process, though important, is just an inner layer embedded deep within the whole. There are several more layers that are important in showcasing the true value of the automated scripts. You need to understand all layers.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Metrics Ditch Your Logs for Better Monitoring Metrics

Many teams use logs to track the behavior of applications, services, or platforms. But how actionable is that log data? There are better ways to parse that information and make it more visible, more useful, and easier to understand. Try converting your logs into metrics for a faster and more lightweight monitoring system.

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Pawel Piwosz
Candle burning in the dark Testing in the Dark

Requirements only go so far in identifying areas to test. Sometimes testers are given no information at all, leaving it up to them to determine what to test. Don’t accept the need to indiscriminately test with no clear understanding. Your testing should be targeted, and these techniques will help focus your test effort.

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Richard Estra
Group of game pieces with one left behind Leave No Tester Behind

Creating comprehensive automated tests within a sprint can be a challenge. If the testers don't finish the automation and the rest of the team moves on, testers get left behind and can't catch up. You need some techniques to keep everyone together and ensure that all essential work is accomplished—including test automation.

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Hans Buwalda
Laptop with icons for multiple web browsers Comparing 4 Top Cross-Browser Testing Frameworks

The market is flooded with cross-browser testing frameworks, with more options than ever before. How should you decide which option is best to test your application for compatibility with different web browsers? Let’s take a look at four of the top open source solutions today and compare their benefits and drawbacks.

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Eran Kinsbruner
Computer screen showing emergency alert about the coronavirus Lessons the Software Community Must Take from the Pandemic

Due to COVID-19, organizations of all types have had to implement continuity plans within an unreasonably short amount of time. These live experiments in agility have shaken up our industry, but it's also taught us a lot of invaluable lessons about digital transformation, cybersecurity, performance engineering, and more.

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Mukesh Sharma