Giving an Atomic Bomb to a Caveman…

The challenges with any automation effort is to know your capability.  I’ve seen too many automation efforts begin and end with a tool decision.  Generally these tools are very complex pieces of software that do many more things then we would ever use in our normal everyday testing.   It even adds more misery to the situation when we give this new tool to people who are entirely incapable of using and scaling the “newly” selected savior to our automation effort. Continue reading

LogiGear
LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

Four Software Testing Challenges We Must Repeatedly Overcome

I recently came back from the Software Testing & Evaluation Summit in Washington, DC hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association. The objective of the workshop is to help recommend policy and guidance changes to the Defense enterprise, focusing on improving practice and productivity of software testing and evaluation (T&E) approaches in Defense acquisition.

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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.

Test Everything all the Time…

Back from more training, I was up at a client in Bellevue and really enjoyed teaching a performance class to a world class testing organization.  I found that the students were very receptive to many of the concepts and ideas that the class offers.

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William Coleman
As an experienced software professional, Jonathan Rasmusson has consulted internationally, helping some of the world’s largest companies discover better ways to build software. As developer, tester, analyst, and project manager with over 15 years of agile enterprise delivery experience, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those looking for better ways to serve their customers.

Continuous Iteration in Automation

I’ve been teaching a lot lately, was in India for one week, and I’m off to Seattle in two weeks to teach on performance topics.  I thoroughly enjoy teaching, it allows me to stay sharp with current trends, and provides a nice break from the “implementation focus” that I generally have day to day.

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William Coleman
As an experienced software professional, Jonathan Rasmusson has consulted internationally, helping some of the world’s largest companies discover better ways to build software. As developer, tester, analyst, and project manager with over 15 years of agile enterprise delivery experience, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to help those looking for better ways to serve their customers.