Tag: Software Testing

With the rise of DevOps, will QA lose its identity while being merged with pluri-disciplinary cohorts, or will it survive the revolution, becoming stronger and more essential?
Takeaways from the QA Financial Forum – How QA Can Remain Relevant in an Agile World

What draws me to Anaheim, Calif., in October is not the walking Disney characters (though there are plenty of those), but instead the STARWest, the West Coast’s largest conference on software testing analysis and review.

Executives, Management, and Testers: Are You Aligned?

Most organizations have started to realize that code quality is an important root cause to many of their issues, whether it’s incident levels or time to value. The growing complexity of development environments in IT -- the outsourcing, the required velocity, the introduction of Agile -- have all raised the issue about code quality, sometimes to an executive level.

Business applications have always been complex. You can go back to the 70s, even the 60s, and hear about systems that have millions of lines of code. But here’s the rub: In those days it was millions of lines of COBOL or some other language. But it was all one language. All one system. All one single application in a nice, neat, tidy package.

Does code quality really help the business?

Did the press club have a meeting? Because this is the second time in two weeks that we’ve been in the press.

Lev Sits Down with ComputerWeekly to Discuss the Outsourcing of Software Testing

While former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld never spoke or wrote about software (as far as I know), his quip about unknown unknowns during the early months of the Iraq war is well known.

No matter what you think of Rumsfeld, his classification applies nicely to software and teaches us a lesson or two about building good software.

Rumsfeld on Software – Handling Unknown Unknowns

  • Lev Sits Down with ComputerWeekly to Discuss the Outsourcing of Software Testing

    Did the press club have a meeting? Because this is the second time in two weeks that we’ve been in the press.

  • Rumsfeld on Software – Handling Unknown Unknowns

    While former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld never spoke or wrote about software (as far as I know), his quip about unknown unknowns during the early months of the Iraq war is well known.

    No matter what you think of Rumsfeld, his classification applies nicely to software and teaches us a lesson or two about building good software.

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