Considerations for Automating Testing for Data Warehouse and ETL Projects

Introduction A characteristic of data warehouse (DW) development is the frequent release of high-quality data for user feedback and acceptance. At the end of each iteration of DW ETLs (Extract-Transform-Load), data tables are expected to be of sufficient quality for the next ETL phase. This objective requires a unique approach to quality assurance methods and …

Glossary – March 2020

Extreme Programming (XP) XP is a software development methodology which is intended to improve software quality and responsiveness to changing customer cycles. A type of Agile software development, it advocates frequent “releases” in short development cycles, which is intended to improve productivity and introduce checkpoints at which new customer requirements can be adopted. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_programming …

In the News – March 2020

Software Glitch & Lack of App Testing Cause Major Delay in Iowa Caucus Results On February 3, 2020, the 2020 US Presidential Election season kicked off with the Iowa Caucus. Typically, results are recorded and released within the same day; but this year, results were extremely delayed due to the implementation of a new application. …