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What to Test When You Can’t Test Everything

What to Test When You Can’t Test Everything

This is a guest post by Peter G. Walen. It happens to everyone doing software testing at some point. You have mountains of work to do, volumes of scenarios, and tests to work through; and there is no way they can all be tested, even if you and the entire team work 24...
Four Tips to Write Better Bug Reports

Four Tips to Write Better Bug Reports

This is a guest post by Nishi Grover Garg. Writing defect reports is a constant part of a tester’s daily life, and an important one too! How you report the bugs you find plays a key role in the fate of the bug and whether it’s understood and resolved or ends up being...
Quality and Testing

Quality and Testing

This is a guest post by Peter G Walen. Software Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Quality Control. All the same, right? We hear people bandy the phrases about. We hear them interchangeably. Sometimes we find them pointedly at odds with each other. Which is the...
5 Tips for Prioritizing Bugs

5 Tips for Prioritizing Bugs

This is a guest post by Rachel Kibler. This may come as a shock, but we don’t release perfect software into production. Our mobile app sometimes crashes, some types of data don’t come through, and the navigation flows can be complex. We find and fix a lot of bugs,...
Testing Predictive Analytics Models

Testing Predictive Analytics Models

This is a guest post by Michael G. Solomon, PhD CISSP PMP CISM. Predictive analytics is a general approach to analyzing historical data and attempting to predict what will happen next. Many organizations use this type of analysis to predict future sales, expected...
For Good Data Management, You Need a Well-Defined SLA

For Good Data Management, You Need a Well-Defined SLA

This is a guest post by Peter G. Walen. The CAP theorem has become a standard way to understand data management behavior in a distributed system. Fundamentally, the CAP theorem asserts that of the three aspects of data management that make up the CAP acronym —...