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LEADER’S PULSE: PART 2: MANAGING THE KNOWLEDGE WORKER

By Michael Hackett, Senior Vice President, LogiGear Corporation

There has been much written about managing knowledge workers. Now there is a dissection between managing knowledge workers and the specialties of managing IT/software development staff with further breakdown to managing millennials.

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BOOK REVIEW: THE MOBILE ANALYTICS PLAYBOOK

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Mobile analytics experts Julian Harty and Antoine Aymer have teamed up to deliver a 161-page handbook designed to help you “enhance the quality, velocity, and efficiency of your mobile apps by integrating mobile analytics and mobile testing”.

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LogiGear Magazine January Trends Issue 2017

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LogiGear Magazine January Trends Issue 2017

 

Hung Nguyen

Hung Nguyen co-founded LogiGear in 1994, and is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and executive business management. His passion and relentless focus on execution and results has been the driver for the company’s innovative approach to software testing, test automation, testing tool solutions and testing education programs.

Hung is co-author of the top-selling book in the software testing field, “Testing Computer Software,” (Wiley, 2nd ed. 1993) and other publications including, “Testing Applications on the Web,” (Wiley, 1st ed. 2001, 2nd ed. 2003), and “Global Software Test Automation,” (HappyAbout Publishing, 2006). His experience prior to LogiGear includes leadership roles in software development, quality, product and business management at Spinnaker, PowerUp, Electronic Arts and Palm Computing.

Hung holds a Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance from Cogswell Polytechnical College, and completed a Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program.

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LEADER’S PULSE: MANAGING THE KNOWLEDGE WORKER

 

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BY MICHAEL HACKETT, SENIOR VP AT LOGIGEAR CORPORATION

For leaders and managers in the post Agile development world there has been a fundamental shift in how staff are managed, directed and supported. This shift is catching up with the modern management theory that has been around for the last 50 years which was only really theorized for many people and not actually implemented.

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR


clockThis is our first Trends issue in our 10- year history. Trends are important to help foresee what is on the horizon and coming next.

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KEEP AN EYE ON AGILE IN 2017

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Keeping an eye on the horizon in the testing world is an important part of staying in the game. Hans is no stranger to looking to the future with eyes wide and ears open. His expertise is what makes Hans valuable at the STARWEST Expo, which he recently delivered two talks to.

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Demystifying Security Testing

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BY JAMES SIVAK

This article provides a path on the security testing journey. It is designed to present concepts fundamental to security testing web applications and guide you on where and how to begin.  This is not intended to be all-encompassing, but will provide waypoints to guide your security testing journey.

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HOW TO TEST YOUR DATA WAREHOUSE

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By Evgeni Kostadinov

To start with, we need a Test schedule. The same is created in the process of developing the Test plan. In this schedule, we have to estimate the time required for testing of the entire Data Warehouse system. There are different methodologies available to create a Test schedule. None of them are perfect because the data warehouse ecosystem is very complex and large, also constantly evolving in nature. The most important takeaway from this article is that DW testing is data centric, while software testing is code centric. The connections between the DW components are groups of transformations that take place over data. These transformation processes should be tested as well, to ensure data quality preservation. The DW testing and validation techniques I introduce here are broken into four well defined processes, namely:

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2017 Editorial Calendar and Submission Guidelines

LogiGear Magazine Calendar 2017

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STRATEGIZE YOUR ’MOBILE APP TESTING’ WITH ’M-ANALYTICS’

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By  Deepanshu Argawal

Convergence of Social Media, Mobile, Analytics, & Cloud [SMAC] is one of the hottest trends these days. It is a major business agenda forcing organizations to rethink their strategies and increase technology investments in this direction.

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