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The Importance of an Integrated Test Automation Plan

Adopting automation tools can be a big decision. When it comes to test automation, it’s critical to incorporate an integrated test automation plan instead of piling together a mishmash of unrelated tools with the hope to create some taped together mess of a plan.

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Josiah Renaudin
The Test Automation Design Paradox

Testing and automation have various paradoxes that are interesting to look at for insight into the challenges and limitations of our profession. Hans Buwalda describes these paradoxes and offers methods to bring about cooperation in teams, helping them achieve great automation results together.

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Hans Buwalda
The Basis of Test-Driven Development: Writing Effective Test Cases

Too often, test-driven development still initially focuses on coding aspects, not testing. The first step in a test-driven approach has to be writing effective tests. It's not enough to simply ensure good coverage; effective tests should also confirm that decisions made in the code work correctly.

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Dale Perry
STAREAST Receives Glowing Reviews from This Year’s Attendees

TechWell pours hundreds of hours into STAREAST each year, and for the most recent conference, we saw a medley of interesting articles appear afterward written by happy attendees and vendors who represented their companies at the Orlando-based event.

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Josiah Renaudin
3 Steps to Nurture IoT Development and Testing

As more devices connect to the Internet and engage in machine-to-machine communication, QA management must cultivate an understanding of the IoT and how to create software for these connected items. Sanjay Zalavadia describes three steps to nurture IoT development and testing.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
How Test Automation Can Help Your Business

Test automation is much more than just the specific tools, frameworks, or programming languages that allow it to improve the overall quality of your software. You need to go a level above the technical terminology to understand the value of test automation.

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Josiah Renaudin
The Essential Role of QA in Digital Transformation

Many organizations are undertaking a total digital transformation in order to accelerate processes, innovations, and opportunities. But if you think you can update your development efforts without making a change to your QA program as well, your change will not be successful. QA is essential to reliability.

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Sunil Sehgal
How to Build Credibility as a Tester

Respect is a major player when it comes to creating and maintaining a cohesive team, and plenty of testers today feel they’re lacking the respect of their peers. With test automation sometimes being seen as some magical solution to fixing bugs, the usefulness of manual testers has come into question.

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Josiah Renaudin