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Seeing into the future Think Differently about the Future of Software Testing

Artificial intelligence is not here to replace human testers. Looking into a crystal ball, testing still looks promising for real people. The trick is that humans will need to learn to coexist with these testing bots. Here are some ways we can start to think differently about the future of testing.

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Alexander Andelkovic
laptop with app icons The Difference between Software Testing and Hardware Testing

Hardware and software have become a necessary part of virtually every company and household, and the vendors that serve these audiences must ensure that their products work as they should. Sanjay Zalavadia looks at the difference between software testing and hardware testing.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
test tubes containing different colored liquids The Value of Experimentation in Testing

With new concepts, platforms, methodologies, and devices being introduced at a rapid rate, it’s critical to both initiate and establish a culture of experimentation within your testing team. You need to experiment and take risks in order to keep pace and hopefully surpass the competition.

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Josiah Renaudin
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