Proven Practices for Testing Embedded Software

Build the right test platform including infrastructure, virtual lab and process. Testing embedded software is both similar and dissimilar to application software testing. The first eye-catching thing is that embedded software is significantly less visible to the end user. User interfaces are limited; there may be a console-based text menu, a simple command line interface, …

Testing Strategy for the IoT

Experience report: A guide through the challenges and risks of testing the IoT Embedded software has been around for years, going back to the dawn of computers. Traditionally we tested these devices in isolation and did not worry about user interfaces (if there was one) or things such as internet connectivity. The connectivity of devices …

Team Based Testing

Team collaboration is essential for testing embedded systems. Developing software for an embedded system often carries more risk than for general purpose computers, so testing is extremely critical. However, there still has to be a good balance between time spent on testing and time spent on development to keep the project on track. As consultants …

In the News – August 2014

Agile Testers Must Develop New Mindset: Janet Gregory Testers have a vital role to play in the agile world, but in order to do so, they need to develop a distinct mindset. Speaking at a workshop hosted by IndigoCube, Janet Gregory, a leading international expert in agile testing, outlined the characteristics of an agile tester. …