The Benefits of Implementing Continuous Testing During COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has changed our daily lives. It has brought a challenge that most QA Leaders did not anticipate. Shifting to work from home (WFH) has become a new normal for testing teams.  But, many leaders hardly had any time to prepare a contingency plan for country-wide WFH requirements.

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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.

Global Test Automation During COVID-19

How to Keep Your Automation Programs Running in Times of Crises. 

As COVID-19 spreads across the United States, and more states are being forced to instill shelter-in-place mandates, employees are increasingly being asked to work from home, leaving test processes and infrastructure (like private clouds, secure network access, specific mobile phones, etc.) behind. 

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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."

Beginner’s Guide To Continuous Testing

Organizations no longer have the luxury to trade-off ‘quality’ over ‘speed,’ or vice versa, when delivering software. The organizations today have started to realize that in order to stay competitive, they need to deliver high-quality software at an accelerated rate by keeping the cost to a minimum. Organizations aspire to reach there by leveraging Agile and DevOps methodologies. 

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Prashant Hegde
Prashant Hegde is a passionate Tester. He has ably led test teams to success in many organizations and helped them improve their application quality process. Prashant currently heads the QA Team at MoEngage. MoEngage is the leader in the mobile engagement market, with presence across Asia, Europe, and the US.

Prashant is an Agile enthusiast and enjoys sharing his experiences by blogging and participating in agile communities around the world. Prashant is a Certified Scrum Master and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prashant has helped thousands of ISTQB aspirants to clear their certifications with his free app ISTQB test mentor.

How to Develop a Test Automation Strategy

Organizations have embraced Agile and DevOps to deliver high-quality software in a faster and more efficient way. Test Automation is considered to be one of the biggest promoters of agility. But several times, the investment in Test Automation might not deliver its value with an ineffective strategy.

In this article, we will discuss devising an intelligent Test Automation strategy that can help us prevent common Test Automation failures.

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Prashant Hegde
Prashant Hegde is a passionate Tester. He has ably led test teams to success in many organizations and helped them improve their application quality process. Prashant currently heads the QA Team at MoEngage. MoEngage is the leader in the mobile engagement market, with presence across Asia, Europe, and the US.

Prashant is an Agile enthusiast and enjoys sharing his experiences by blogging and participating in agile communities around the world. Prashant is a Certified Scrum Master and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prashant has helped thousands of ISTQB aspirants to clear their certifications with his free app ISTQB test mentor.

5 Incredibly Useful KPIs for Test Automation

Test Automation brings speed, efficiency, reliability, and replicability to Software Testing-and is essentially inevitable in today’s Agile environment. We often discuss Test Automation, but there are few techniques that allow us to get an entirely unbiased opinion about it.

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Prashant Hegde
Prashant Hegde is a passionate Tester. He has ably led test teams to success in many organizations and helped them improve their application quality process. Prashant currently heads the QA Team at MoEngage. MoEngage is the leader in the mobile engagement market, with presence across Asia, Europe, and the US.

Prashant is an Agile enthusiast and enjoys sharing his experiences by blogging and participating in agile communities around the world. Prashant is a Certified Scrum Master and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prashant has helped thousands of ISTQB aspirants to clear their certifications with his free app ISTQB test mentor.

The ROI of Test Automation

Building a suite of automated tests is arguably better than maintaining an army of manual testers, but it can still feel like a leap of faith—especially if this is your first attempt. According to LogiGear’s State of Software Survey Testing, only 19% of respondents were successful with Test Automation implementations the first time.  Convincing key stakeholders in your organisation who aren’t as knowledgeable about Software Testing and Test Automation often needs the oomph of data and numbers.

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Bj Gopinath
Bj Gopinath is a Career Test Engineering Professional who specialises in building QA teams and test frameworks for highly distributed, complex and mission-critical systems. He has worked for leading companies in a diverse set of industries, from web services and virtual reality to spaceflight and drones. Bj lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.