Four Drivers for Delivering Software Test Automation Success

Test automation provides great benefits to the software testing process and improves the quality of the results. It improves reliability while minimizing variability in the results, speeds up the process, increases test coverage, and ultimately can provide greater confidence in the quality of the software being tested. However, automation is not a silver bullet. It …

Hung Q. Nguyen Discusses Software Testing

The following is a transcript of a May 7, 2008 interview with Hung Q. Nguyen, founder and CEO of LogiGear Corporation and coauthor of the best selling textbook Testing Computer Software. Interviewer: When it comes to software testing, what concerns or issues are you hearing from software developers? Hung Q. Nguyen: The most pressing concern …

Manual Software Testing: Suggested Best Practices

This article was developed from concepts in the book Global Software Test Automation: Discussion of Software Testing for Executives. Introduction There are many potential pitfalls to manual software testing, including: Manual testing is slow and costly. Manual tests do not scale well. Manual testing is not consistent or repeatable. Lack of training. Testing is difficult …