Are You a Real Tester?

Many people that enter the testing industry come from various backgrounds with limited information about formal test training. What they’ve learned so far has been through experience, not formal training. Leading many to just do what they have always done. It’s common to find teams who have never been trained in Scrum using ScrumBut practices. If you believe that then you are one of the ScrumButs—then check out this article from the Scrum Alliance.

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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.

Invest in Software Testing Training for a Strong Quality Assurance Program

When we released our Automation Survey last year, we asked our survey takers “What would prevent you from automating more tests?” and an overwhelmingly majority replied “Not enough technical skill to build more successful automation”. If you find that your team is in this situation, you’re not alone. Continue reading

Christine Paras is Marketing Manager at LogiGear Corporation. Christine has over 6 years’ experience in Marketing, and has held prior roles at Movoto Real Estate and Notre Dame de Namur University. Christine graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame de Namur University, and has a B.S. in Business Administration.

How Are Your Testing Practices?

We often find teams that don’t have enough knowledge of the basics. They regularly lack support from management, and also don’t have access to the right tools. Despite all the obstacles, the testers are expected to carry the burden of driving exceptional quality and customer satisfaction for the company.

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Michael Hackett
"Michael is also a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics.

Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the Web: Test Planning for Mobile and Internet-Based Systems (Wiley, 2nd ed. 2003), available in English, Chinese and Japanese, and Global Software Test Automation (HappyAbout Publishing, 2006). He is a founding member of the Board of Advisors at the University of California Berkeley Extension and has taught for the Certificate in Software Quality Engineering and Management at the University of California Santa Cruz Extension. As a member of IEEE, his training courses have brought Silicon Valley testing expertise to over 16 countries."

Test Design Demystified

A long time ago…

If we go back in time, to about 120 years ago, people were riding around in horse wagons or carriages. Then suddenly, the horse were gone and replaced by an engine and a steering wheel. But all in all, it still looked like carriage. A horseless carriage, to be more specific.

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Hans Buwalda
Hans leads LogiGear’s research and development of test automation solutions, and the delivery of advanced test automation consulting and engineering services.

He is a pioneer of the keyword approach for software testing organizations, and he assists clients in strategic implementation of the Action Based Testing™ method throughout their testing organizations. Hans is also the original architect of LogiGear’s TestArchitect™, the modular keyword-driven toolset for software test design, automation and management. Hans is an internationally recognized expert on test automation, test development and testing technology management. He is coauthor of Integrated Test Design and Automation (Addison Wesley, 2001), and speaks frequently at international testing conferences.