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.

Why Software Testing is Crucial for InsurTech Companies

For businesses, new technologies are making it easier than ever for them to connect with their customers. For one industry in particular, the ease of connection between company and consumer provides a particular peace of mind for both parties; this industry is InsurTech. Thanks to these technological developments, customers are not only more easily connected to businesses, but they are getting what they want faster and easier than ever. Does the customer need an insurance quote for their new home? New applications allow for them to receive quotes in a matter of minutes—sometimes seconds! Are they trying to find ways to reduce their car insurance costs? New devices can plug into vehicles and record driving behavior, which then is transmitted to insurance companies to analyse and decipher.

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Noah Peters
Noah Peters is from the Bay Area. He is currently a student at the University of San Francisco, studying Business Administration with a focus in Marketing. Additionally, Noah works as a Marketing Intern at LogiGear Corporation. He is also an instructor of multiple high school marching bands, focusing on color guard and visual aspect. In his free time, Noah can be found researching the automotive industry—cars being one of his biggest hobbies.

12 Best Automation Tools for Testing Desktop Apps in 2019

This post is frequently updated. Last updated: 14 Jun, 2019
Although the demand for desktop app testing is not growing as fast as mobile and web app testing, it’s still a crucial day-to-day duty of many testers, especially those who work on sophisticated legacy systems in complex enterprise environments. Ignoring desktop app automation is simply a luxury that those testers can’t afford.

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Thuc Nguyen
Thuc Nguyen has been leading the product teams at LogiGear in delivering quality test automation solutions to LogiGear’s customers and services clients. Thuc has a great passion for helping organizations transform their Test Automation, Continuous Delivery and DevOps practices as well as empowering testers of all technical levels to thrive in complex enterprise environments.