Understanding, Defining and Implementing Software QA and Testing Metrics

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This article explores the territory around metrics and measurement of software QA and test activities. Measurement and metrics are a key aspect of software QA and testing. Everything done in software QA is eventually understood by the way those activities are reported, which is primarily conveyed in metrics.

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9 Steps to Follow When Evaluating Software Testing Tools

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Software testing tools evaluation is not an easy task. Following these nine simple steps will help you ensure you are making the right choice."

Software testing metrics

Understanding, Defining and Implementing Software QA and Testing Metrics

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This article explores the territory around metrics of software QA activities. Measurement and metrics are a key aspect of software QA and testing. Everything done in software QA is understood by the way those activities are reported, which is conveyed in metrics.

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Pros and Cons of Using Jira as a Test Case Management Tool

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This article explores both sides of the issue of trying to adapt the Jira incident tracking tool to also be used as a test case management tool.
After reading this article, you should have the information needed to know which test management tool approach is best for you.

User acceptance testing

What is User Acceptance Testing? A Concise Guide to UAT Planning and Design

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User Acceptance Testing (UAT) has unique characteristics that require a different approach to test planning and design. In this article, we will discuss those differences and what is needed to describe a clear picture of user acceptance testing.

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Realizing Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Scenarios as Valued Testing Assets

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Too many testers are writing test cases, test scripts and other test documentation with only the short-term view in mind. Learn why documentation is important

How to implement your testing methodology using 5 PractiTest features

Implement your methodology using 5 PractiTest features

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This webinar will focus on how to define your tests and run them to fit your process while maintaining the big picture of your overall coverage using the 5 key PractiTest features and abilities

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10 Important Guidelines To Follow When Writing a Test Case

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Since time is a limited resource with a price, when it comes to writing test cases, be smart about it and write down the test cases that will bring you...

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What is a Test Plan?

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What is a test plan? Learn how to write a test plan, the difference between test plan and test strategy, and view test plan template examples in this guide

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Adding Exploratory Testing for Optimum QA Coverage

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Find out how you can improve your testing practices and software quality, by adding Exploratory Testing to the mix of Scripted and Automated tests.

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How to Test Behavior Driven Development (BDD) with PractiTest

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Behavior-driven development or BDD, is a method for a more accessible and effective way for teams new to agile software delivery that aims at testing human behavior rather than a...

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3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Tester

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If you are a QA manger or test team leader trying to recruit someone with amazing testing skills, read on for a few helpful tips.

What can we learn from the 2019 State of Testing™ Report

What can we learn from the 2019 State of Testing™ Report

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In this Webinar, Joel Montvelisky, Lalitkumar Bhamare, Simon Prior, and Chris Kenst are reviewing the main findings of the 2019 State of Testing.

Generating visibility into your projects, using PractiTest graphs and reports

Generating visibility into your projects, using PractiTest graphs and reports

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In this Webinar, Joel Montvelisky will explain how you can plan your reporting correctly and then generate great visibility via PractiTest’s dashboards and reports.

How to Reduce Test Case Maintenance

How to Reduce Test Case Maintenance

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In this guest webinar, Randall Rice shows real-world, practical ways to create and maintain test cases with minimal effort, both in manual and automated approaches.

Choosing the right Software Testing tool for your Software Development process

Choosing the right Software Testing tool for your Software Development process

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Before getting bogged down with a huge list of tools, here's what to keep in mind before selecting your software testing tool.

Stop being a bottleneck for software quality assurance

Stop being a bottleneck for software quality assurance

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If you feel testing is holding you back from right time deliveries and turning your team into a bottleneck at the end of the release, you need to focus your...

The crucial guide to software QA for project managers

Software Testing 101: The crucial guide to software QA for project managers

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Were you assigned to lead a Software testing project? We gathered a few basic guidelines - both technical and methodological - to help you succeed in your new assignment as...

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Your Testing Project Preparation Checklist

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The ultimate Testing project preparation checklist - Simple but important preparations you need to keep in mind when you are starting any type of testing project.

Is excel holding back your testing?

Is Excel holding back your testing?

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Find out if it’s time to start looking beyond Excel, and investing in a good test management tool to help you with your testing efforts.

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Switching to a new test management software, Effectively.

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Basic steps to follow while migrating to a new test management software solution so you can continue working without disruption and benefit from the advantages of your new QA Management...

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Unconventional Ideas for Revolutionary Testing Teams

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Learn how to generate revolutionary and sometimes counterintuitive ideas to improve the way your testing team works!

What is Agile Testing

Are You Really Doing Agile Testing? 5 Metrics to Check

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In this article, you’ll learn what agile testing is and how it is performed. You’ll also learn about five metrics you can use to ensure that your testing processes are as agile as possible.

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