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Finding Success Within Imposed Working Models

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How can you deliver the best possible work when the “process” you are supposed to follow does not help you? Can we deliver good work in spite of what we are mandated to do?

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Announcing TestRail Professional

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This month, we renamed our standard, non-Enterprise plan to TestRail Professional. Our hope is that this small change distinguishes between our offerings better, especially as new developments come down the pipeline.

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What to Test When You Can’t Test Everything

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“Test Everything” is a phrase that seems to keep coming back, at least in some organizations. Even with the adoption of Agile or DevOps, the idea of there being more to test than what can be done in the time available can be kind of scary. How do we handle this?

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Tester’s Diary: Butting Heads

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I came to my current company nine months ago. I liked my new boss, and the people seemed fun, smart, and hard-working. What I didn’t expect was how much conflict I would have with the product owner.

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Testing Blockchain Transactions with Cryptocurrency


Public blockchains are a domain where you can’t manipulate data for your tests. There is limited support for test data and test transactions so you’re often testing with real funds. Learn how to test and what to look for when you’re testing Bitcoin (and/or other cryptocurrency) transactions on public blockchains.

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How to Stay Engaged with Your Team While Working from Home

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Many software teams are working remotely because of COVID19. You may have gotten comfortable and set a routine for yourself in this work-from-home setup. But are you engaging enough with your colleagues?

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Announcing TestRail 6.4 with Enhanced Assembla Integration, Improved Push Defect Features & PHP 7.3 Compatibility

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We’re excited to announce the general availability of TestRail 6.4 for both our cloud and server customers. The main focus of this release is defect integration, with improvements to defect/ticket creation and API enhancements. We have also implemented a reference field on the TestRail milestone entity and introduced support for PHP 7.3 on-premise installations.

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Four Tips to Write Better Bug Reports

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How you report the bugs you find plays a key role in their fate: being understood, resolved, deferred, or rejected. It is imperative for every tester to communicate the defect well. Here are some tips to help you write better bug reports

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Make Productivity a Habit with Daily Planning


Ever have a day where you have a whole set of things you meant to accomplish but after working a full day somehow none of those things actually got done? Here are some tips to get your day started off right. Help for identifying what’s important, prioritizing, and how to stay focused.

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Four Exit Criteria to Determine When User Stories Are Done-Done

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Having predetermined exit criteria helps you be able to make the decision that a feature is truly ready to ship. Here is a list of exit criteria you must add to your user story to make it easy to bring conformity and quality to all your features.

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