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Alexa-will-soon-be-featured-on-the-Amazon-Kindle-Fire-HD-8

Alexa will soon be featured on the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8


Friday, September 28, 2018 by

The new Fire HD 8 has been announced by Amazon and comes equipped with always-ready, hands-free access to Alexa. With hands-free mode, Alexa is always ready to respond - Alexa can start a video call with family, play music, launch games, read Audible books, and more. The Fire HD 8 also includes an HD 720p front-facing camera and up to 10 hours of mixed use battery life....


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Reporting bugs just got a little easier


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by

Filing bugs is a critical component of the QA process, but it can be time-consuming and cumbersome. Teams are often sidetracked into performing important yet tedious tasks including: screenshotting software issues, annotating them with details, downloading them into a separate Jira or Trello board and manually logging them for others to be able to reproduce the bug and ...


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Find bugs in your code before launch with new ReGrade platform


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by

Let's face it, most of us do not write flawless code, and according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 90 percent of security incidents result from exploits against defects in software (ouch). Curtail Security has announced the release of ReGrade. The platform helps give customers the ability to identify critical version differences in the development cycle an...


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Orasi mobile testing solutions acquired by QualiTest


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by

QualiTest Group announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Orasi Software, Inc., an Atlanta-based software reseller and professional services company, to acquire its Testing Services Division (TSD). At closing, which is subject to customary conditions, QualiTest and Orasi will also enter into a strategic partnership that will allow for more comprehensive o...


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Making voice enabled apps for home or business


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

A voice-enabled application is a piece of software integrated with a service like Amazon Lex to add a conversational interface. This is typically a technology that we associate with consumers, thanks to voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and Google Home. However, history tells us that consumers expect the enterprise to mirror their own personal use of technolog...


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New reference guide for DevOps teams is out


Thursday, March 8, 2018 by

Perfecto has announced the release of the ninth edition of its FACTORS reference guide, which has expanded its focus from mobile to include both mobile and web platforms. Combining Perfecto’s internal data with current market analysis from 16 countries, FACTORS provides decision makers with a prescriptive methodology to accelerate velocity by defining what's required fo...


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Panaya makes strides in Agile delivery


Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

Panaya has announced that Panaya has expanded its footprint in the Enterprise Agile Delivery market. Since RDx's (Release Dynamix) release last May, the company's cloud-based application lifecycle management solution has been adopted by over 70 customers including global names such as Repsol, Ralph Lauren, Loreal, Mercedes, and BioMarin.  In efforts to keep pace wi...


Rethinking-your-mobile-app-testing-tools

Rethinking your mobile app testing tools


Friday, February 9, 2018 by

Using mobile app testing tools, or software QA tools usually tells developers something they don't want to hear - their software is broken somewhere. Over the years, testing apps and software has become more laborious than is should be, but a necessary evil when targeting multiple platforms and devices in today's dizzying world of mobile hardware.Rainforest is on a miss...


Website-testing-platform-BrowserStack-closes-$50M

Website testing platform BrowserStack closes $50M


Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by

For those testing websites you'll be happy to know that BrowserStack has announced a $50 million Series A investment from Accel for a minority equity position. The investment will fuel the company's testing infrastructure for the internet and allows the company to expand team and raise global brand awareness. The deal was led by Accel's Ryan Sweeney, Nate Niparko, and S...


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The software fail watch report


Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by

Tricentis has announced the release of their fifth annual Software Fail Watch report, which is a detailed analysis of the software failures, defects, and vulnerabilities covered by news organizations from around the globe. Tricentis analyzed each failure to reveal industry-specific trends as well as impacts to stock prices, market share, and customer trust and loyalty. ...


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Misty I developer edition robot drops


Monday, January 15, 2018 by

Misty Robotics, the personal robot company spun out from Sphero, and the creators of the BB-8 toy robot, just announced the limited availability of the Misty I Developer Edition prototype robot and software tools. The robot will be made available to a select group of developers and inventors who will help create useful skills for the next generation robot, Misty II, com...


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Continuous testing challenges for dev teams in 2018


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Today’s world revolves around digital technologies. For example, consider how much time you spend on your cell phone in a single day. According to analytics firm Flurry, it’s more than five hours. From making calls to utilizing things like social media. banking and healthcare apps, there’s an app for just about everything. But what if the apps that help run our lives su...


Software-testing-using-Artificial-Intelligence

Software testing using Artificial Intelligence


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 by

As the complexity of software continues to increase and release delivery cycles shorten, software testers need to provide quality feedback to developers nearly instantaneously. In this age of continuous testing, companies are adopting a new mantra: Test smarter, not harder. There’s simply no other choice, given the torrential pace of new software launches.  Today, ...


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Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A...


Software-testing-considerations-for-voice-first-applications

Software testing considerations for voice-first applications


Saturday, December 2, 2017 by

The names Alexa and Echo are household names and someday soon, most people will have these devices in their homes, ordering takeout, picking out a song, answering trivia questions. Welcome to the voice-first applications era. Amazon and Google have sold millions of Amazon Alexa and Echo and Google Home devices and 24.5 million voice-first devices are expected to ship be...


Users-will-pass-over-apps-with-bad-reviews

Users will pass over apps with bad reviews


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Fifty percent of app users are likely to be dissuaded from downloading an app based on customer reviews that mention bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world’s second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. For developers, getting the app to market is often the top consideration, but releasing a...


DevSecOps-is-important-and-here-is-why

DevSecOps is important and here is why


Friday, October 20, 2017 by

In the digital age, securing your development projects against malicious hackers can be quite the challenge. And when you take security and try to scale security to an enterprise, the challenge seems insurmountable. Evident by the frequent hacking incidents we see come through the news.Enter DevSecOps. DevSecOps is a methodology that interweaves the aspects of DevOps an...


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Veracode announced two new key integrations


Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...


How-mobile-app-testing-has-changed

How mobile app testing has changed


Friday, August 4, 2017 by

Technologies are rapidly evolving and ways of testing them are changing too. But one thing remains true - product quality must be high. Therefore, it is important to have a clear vision on how you will guarantee that your product is working as planned. Depending on the project, you can build your own testing team, hire professional consultants or do a combination of bot...


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Tricentis targets the unexplored risks of data integrity failures


Thursday, July 6, 2017 by

Tricentis has announced a major expansion of its automated software testing platform, Tricentis Tosca. Tricentis Tosca now incorporates a new approach for testing two critical components of enterprise infrastructure: Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehouses (DW). Because data can be compromised when it is created, integrated, moved, or transformed, Tricentis Tosca...


DevSecOps-will-help-security-and-developers-play-nice

DevSecOps will help security and developers play nice


Thursday, June 15, 2017 by

Veracode, a security software company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the results of a study examining the relationships between application developers and security teams.The study, conducted in conjunction with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), shows that despite the pervasive belief that security and development teams have conflicting priorities, initiatives...


Adopting-DevOps-should-be-a-top-priority-for-you-right-now

Adopting DevOps should be a top priority for you right now


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by

As DevOps becomes more mainstream, there has been a rush for companies to implement it and agile workflows. DevOps as a buzzword isn't going away anytime soon, but are companies truly "doing DevOps" to the best of their ability? Sacha Labourey, founder and CEO of CloudBees, a hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, discusses the difference between companies claiming to do...


Almost-all-users-abandon-apps-with-bugs-and-glitches

Almost all users abandon apps with bugs and glitches


Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by

88% of app users abandon apps due to finding bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world's second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. The survey also revealed that: - Nearly 8 in every 10 users notice glitches and bugs in the apps that they use.- Over 50% of users indicated that they would aban...


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Test automation usage on the rise


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by

A study conducted by Wipro Limited, a consulting and business process services company, has found an 85% jump in Test Automation across industries to keep pace with the evolving technology landscape. The study, titled ‘State of Quality 2016’ was conducted over a period of nine months by Wipro’s Testing Services practice using analytical tools, with the objective of iden...


Tricentis-raises-$165-million-to-speed-up-testing-in-DevOps

Tricentis raises $165 million to speed up testing in DevOps


Monday, January 30, 2017 by

When it comes to web development, mobile app programming, or even establishing your enterprise software onto the market, there is one thing that all technology developers have in common. We all HATE having to test buggy software. I'm sure that every developer has went through the same traumatic experience at one point or another. That moment of getting so close to an ea...


The-intersection-of-data-security-and-quality-assurance

The intersection of data security and quality assurance


Monday, October 31, 2016 by

In today’s threat-laden environment, where production data is one of the chief targets of hackers, organizations developing software must expend both time and resources securing their production data. One of the simplest ways to ensure security for software testing activities is through the use of targeted, advanced data-handling solutions that can synthesize and virtua...


Centralized-or-Siloed-Considering-two-test-automation-approaches

Centralized or Siloed Considering two test automation approaches


Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by

Today, software testing is undergoing a major shift. More and more teams are moving from a manual process to a fully automated approach that requires a  more technical skill setNo two development environments are exactly alike and there is no cookie cutter approach to software delivery. But there are many standard approaches and methodologies to automated testing. ...


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Accenture forms alliance with Applause to better testing services


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by

Accenture has formed an alliance with Applause to strengthen the capabilities and geographic scope of its own testing services. With an initial focus on digital application testing, the new alliance provides organizations with access to crowdsourcing services as part of their broader testing program, in order to accelerate software releases and ensure more seamless cust...


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QASymphony Releases Survey on Test-First Methodologies for Software Testing


Thursday, July 28, 2016 by

QASymphony has released the results of a survey of more than 200 software testers as part of QASymphony’s first “State of Test-First Methodologies” report. The survey was conducted online in February.Among the key findings from the survey was that Test-First methodologies – though still in their infancy from a global adoption perspective – have the potential to signific...


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Using Historical Data to Improve Quality through Analytics


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by

As user expectations escalate and development and testing costs continue to increase, organizations are seeking additional mechanisms for gaining more insight, earlier, to improve product quality. One contributor to this effort is data analytics and visualization. I am not referring to the test data extraction and analysis that is already a vital component of the t...


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New Skytap Driver for Docker Machine Offers Native Functionality


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

Skytap has announced the new Skytap Driver for Docker Machine which extends the native functionality of Docker Machine to Skytap Cloud. With this new feature, companies can modernize traditional on-premises application architectures to container architectures within Skytap Cloud, without impacting any currently in-use environments.The new Skytap Driver enables applicati...


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SmartBear Software Adds New Agile Test Management for QAComplete


Monday, April 25, 2016 by

SmartBear Software has added new Agile test management practices to its latest release of QAComplete, a software testing management tool for managing requirements, tests and defects. With this latest version of the platform SmartBear has revamped the user experience to better support Agile test management practices included a new UX. There is also revamped reporting fun...


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Upcoming STAR Software Application Testing Conferences for 2016


Monday, April 18, 2016 by

The STAR conferences series will be held at three locations in North America this year focusing on software testing and quality improvement. The event covers the latest software testing technologies, concepts and tools covering the spectrum from established practices to emerging trends in test techniques, test management, test automation, mobile testing, agile testing, ...


Vector-Software-Releases-New-Testing-Solution-for-Legacy-Applications

Vector Software Releases New Testing Solution for Legacy Applications


Monday, February 29, 2016 by

Vector Software has released two new solutions that help companies facilitate software testing process improvement and test services to capture the behavior of legacy code bases through the company’s Health Check and Baseline Testing services. Vector’s Health Check engagement reviews the current state of an organization’s testing infrastructure and gathers key metr...


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A Deep Dive Into the Restlet DHC API Testing Platform


Thursday, February 4, 2016 by

We recently visited with Jérôme Louvel, “Chief Geek” and founder of Restlet, which builds an API Platform as a Service (apiPaaS) to consume, design, develop and deploy APIs in the cloud. Jerome is the founder of Restlet Framework, an open source REST API framework for Java which Restlet, the company, continues to build and maintain. With this Q&A, we discuss th...