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Staying Competitive in Software Testing

In today’s global economy, staying competitive may be more important than ever. Three ways to contend are by focusing on price, niche (addressing a particular group’s needs), or differentiation (doing things better in some way). Which tactic you choose could make all the difference for your software team.

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Matthew Heusser
How to Effectively Transition from Waterfall to Agile

App creation has changed drastically over the past fifteen years, and for many teams, the journey from waterfall to agile has been a challenging one. Sanjay Zalavadia describes three strategies that businesses can use to successfully transition from waterfall to agile processes.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
What’s in the Summer 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

The summer issue of Better Software magazine is now live! This issue includes a number of articles that emphasize state-of-the-art practices in the IoT, DevOps, and product-driven process, in addition to highlighting the roles of QA, women, and Millennials and the benefits they can bring to your organization.

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Ken Whitaker
Building a Business Case for Automation in Your Software Lifecycle

To remain competitive, organizations should consider implementing a well-integrated set of automation capabilities—not just for testing, but across the entire lifecycle. Making the investment might take some convincing, so here are some questions to ask in order to assess the potential benefits of automation.

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Michael Sowers
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