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TestRail Tops the G2 Test Management Rankings for Winter 2020

TestRail G2 Grid

TestRail has maintained its position as the #1 test management software, according to the Winter 2020 G2 Grid for Test Management! TestRail has been recognized as a “Momentum Leader” and as the “Most Implementable” tool in this category.

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Does It Work?

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One question testers get asked on a fairly regular basis, often has loads of unstated questions in it. It also likely has loads of angst contained within it. Let’s look at what might be really getting asked.

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The Partnership of Testing and Checking

automated checking

I recently met software testing consultant James Bach on his visit to India, and I got a chance to talk with him and listen to his opinions and ideas about the art of testing. Not only did it bring me a deeper understanding of the psychology of testing, but it also reinforced the notion of automation only performing checking.

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Tester’s Diary: Learning from Developers

learning from developers

Building relationships takes time and dedication. I take time to get to know my developers, their style of work, and their attitude toward life. Once that trust is built up, great things happen.

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Testing Strategies for Enterprise Blockchain Apps

Testing Big Data Applications

Interest in blockchain has grown in the last few years across organizations of all types, driven by the technology’s resilient and trusted ability to share information among business partners.

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TestRail Live Webinars for January 2020

TestRail, January, webinar

It’s a new year, and the TestRail team is rolling out an enhanced series of monthly live webinars. In January, we’re offering two webinars: “Meet TestRail” on January 14, and “Starting to Test with TestRail” on January 16. Register today!

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Do Testers Need to Be Technical?

hoarding content, agile

Throughout the existence of the software testing profession, one heavily debated topic has been whether testers need to be more technical. The answer to this is highly subjective, but no matter how you feel, there are some factors to consider before focusing your efforts on becoming more technical or hiring more technical testers.

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Hoarding Content: How Long to Keep Ideas in Any Form Around

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It’s common for teams to have large lists of bugs, large backlogs, and large lists of various things to do. Does it make sense to do so? Here are some guidelines for how much to keep around and how you might organize the work.

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Three New Year’s Resolutions Every Tester Should Make

Testing 2020 resolutions

Here are three goals testers should have for the coming year. Make it your New Year’s resolution to achieve them, and go for it with an action plan in hand!

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Why Do We Test? What Do Testers Really Do?

what do testers really do  

I’ve asked the question “Why do we test?” many times of testers, developers and managers. The common, almost automatic answers include “find bugs” or “improve quality.” These seem reasonable at first, but let’s take a deeper look.

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