Improve Your Software Testing Strategy: A Testing Maturity Model

DZone

In this post, I’ll share the process behind this software testing maturity assessment my team and I devised at Abstracta so that you can bring some of these ideas to your test strategy, working towards continuous improvement. performance software developent continuous testing software qa software testing strategiesDoes your development team feel stuck when it comes to knowing what specific things to focus on to improve your software testing and quality management?

Establishing a Performance Testing Strategy

DZone

It's important to have a strategy when testing performance. Establishing a performance testing strategy is the first and most important step in performance testing. You may also like: Common Mistakes In Performance Testing. It helps you define: The Performance Testing Scope. The Load Policy. The Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs).

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How architecture evolves into strategy

O'Reilly Software

A look at the roles of architect and strategist, and how they help develop successful technology strategies for business. I'm offering an overview of my perspective on the field, which I hope is a unique and interesting take on it, in order to provide context for the work at hand: devising a winning technology strategy for your business. Your architectures, and your strategies, must be similarly flexible in order to endure. Strategy is the art of creating power.

8 Tips to Optimize Your Continuous Testing Strategy

DZone

Change is inevitable in the software development lifecycle and to go hand in hand with the ever-changing dynamics and produce high-quality software, it is important to rely on implementing an effective Continuous testing Strategy. In this competitive digital era, there has always been a constant demand for continuous digital improvement. Even if automation is a prominent keyword nowadays, a recent report says that only 30% of the organizations have adopted automation testing.

Software Testing Strategies to Boost Business Growth

Kovair

This article explores software testing strategies that can improve business performance. In this article, you will get tips on how to establish long-term cooperation, create. Test Management Integrated Test Management Software Testing

Optimizing SQL Server index strategies

SQL Shack

Index strategies overview This article is about techniques for optimizing the SQL Server indexes strategy. It is an appendix of the SQL index overview and strategy article in which I covered different areas like what indexes actually do, how to create them, and I briefly mentioned some index design guidelines.

Testing microservices: Challenges and Strategies

Testsigma

In Testsigma we always keep up to date and we definitely can shed some light to the effective testing strategy for a microservices architecture. Want to make your Automated Testing strategy the effective one? To avoid that we should, first of all, define our goals and to create a test strategy. Set quality goals and follow them when creating a test strategy and implementing tests themselves.

A foundational strategy pattern for analysis: MECE

O'Reilly Software

As lists are the raw material of strategy and technology architecture, MECE list-making is one of the most useful tools you can have in your tool box. MECE, pronounced "mee-see," is a tool created by the leading business strategy firm McKinsey. Lists are the raw material of strategy and technology architecture. They are the foundation of your strategy work. Therefore, if they are weak, your strategy will crumble. Your strategy is, at heart, a list of lists.

How to Develop a Solid Regression Testing Strategies

DZone

Another activity that requires strategy. Regression Testing. Regression testing is a process that continues throughout the life cycle of an application. When we talk about regression testing, our vision should ideally be focused on the long term goals that take into account the various aspects of software application sustenance.

Top Strategies for Effective User Testing in Software Development

Kovair

What is user testing? User testing is a research method that is based on observing and analyzing how a certain number of users use the. Test Management Benefits of Risk based Testing Continuous Testing Software Testing

How to Build a Test Automation Strategy?

Simform

The post How to Build a Test Automation Strategy? Software development is a path full of chaos. Here’s why! Software projects start with excess enthusiasm. It starts with the design, then comes the architectural pattern, and everything looks fine. Even ahead of the schedule. appeared first on Insights on Latest Software Technologies - Simform Blog. Quality Assurance

Microservices Testing Strategies, Types & Tools: A Complete Guide

Simform

While transitioning to a microservices architecture, I've observed teams running into issues where they haven't planned out which testing strategies they want to use. The post Microservices Testing Strategies, Types & Tools: A Complete Guide appeared first on Insights on Latest Software Technologies - Simform Blog. From time and again, I've worked with several Fortune 5000 startups. The most common problem that we've dealt with is microservices testing.

The Tortoise Strategy

The Agile Manager

That the survivors will be those who follow a "tortoise" strategy: That means working with investors with a low cost of capital [.], Three years ago, I wrote that the unstoppable forces of Fintech were running into the immovable force of financial orthodoxy.

Why Telcos Need a Real-Time Analytics Strategy

VoltDB

In the telco world, batch processing has been the de facto choice for data processing and billing, so any analytics strategy had to be based on a batch processing model. Does this affect our analytics strategy? They drive a new and exciting opportunity to interact with, grow, and retain subscribers – in ways a traditional analytics strategy cannot. Or, learn more when you visit our telco strategy page. Historically, telco analytics have been limited and difficult.

Why Telcos Need a Real-Time Analytics Strategy

VoltDB

In the telco world, batch processing has been the de facto choice for data processing and billing, so any analytics strategy had to be based on a batch processing model. Does this affect our analytics strategy? They drive a new and exciting opportunity to interact with, grow, and retain subscribers – in ways a traditional analytics strategy cannot. Or, learn more when you visit our telco strategy page. Historically, telco analytics have been limited and difficult.

How to Build a Test Automation Strategy?

Simform

The post How to Build a Test Automation Strategy? Software development is a path full of chaos. Here’s why! Software projects start with excess enthusiasm. It starts with the design, then comes the architectural pattern, and everything looks fine. Even ahead of the schedule. appeared first on Insights on Latest Software Technologies - Simform Blog. Quality Assurance

Top 8 eCommerce UX Strategies to Improve Conversion Rates

Simform

The post Top 8 eCommerce UX Strategies to Improve Conversion Rates appeared first on Insights on Latest Technologies - Simform Blog. User experience is often the differentiating factor between eCommerce businesses. While everyone is aware of the benefits of a pleasant eCommerce UX, most find it difficult to introduce the same on their online store. There are multiple facets to an awesome shopping experience and this blog is going to take through all of them.

Why Your Performance Testing Strategy Needs to Shift Left

Dotcom-Montior

While the agile approach is focused on implementing small, iterative tests throughout the development and testing phases, the primary goal… The post Why Your Performance Testing Strategy Needs to Shift Left appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. You’ve likely uttered the phrases “test early and often” and “shift left,” but do you always remind yourself of the importance of that phrase from the end user’s perspective? Or has it become white noise?

Testing for Fragmentation: The Perfect Cross-Device Test Strategy for Mobile

DZone

Testing for fragmentation. Everyone who has been involved with testing apps or web applications knows the trouble different platforms and browsers can cause. Things that work perfectly fine in one browser, break down suddenly and spectacularly in another one (I’m looking at you, IE11). testing software testing mobile testing cross browser testing fragmentation

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A survival strategy for the digital transformation

All Things Distributed

SKF keeps the strategy of its clients in mind at all times and tries to think along with them. This article titled " Überlebensstrategie für die digitale Transformation " appeared in German last week in the "Die Zukunft beginnt heute (the future starts today)" section of Wirtschaftwoche. Smaller companies have a lot to gain in the digital era – provided they adopt the right mindset.

Learning and Strategy

Edge Perspectives

But to really scale learning, we’re going to need to adopt a very different approach to strategy – the “zoom out, zoom in” approach. Institutions have increasingly moved to reactive forms of strategy where the key goal is to sense and respond as quickly as possible to what is happening at the moment. That’s why I’ve become a big proponent of an alternative approach to strategy. It’s called the zoom out, zoom in approach to strategy, an approach that’s outlined in detail here.

Why Your Performance Testing Strategy Needs to Shift Left

Dotcom-Montior

The post Why Your Performance Testing Strategy Needs to Shift Left appeared first on Dotcom-Monitor Web Performance Blog. You’ve likely uttered the phrases “test early and often” and “shift left,” but do you always remind yourself of the importance of that phrase from the end user’s perspective? Or has it become white noise?

TestProject — A Perfect Test Automation Tool for DevOps 2020

DZone

devops testing automation testing testing strategies devops 2020 automation toolFind out more about the "perfect" test automation tool.

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What is Interface Testing? Know Its Types, Strategy and Tools

Software Testing Help

Know Its Types, Strategy and Tools. Know Its Types, Strategy and Tools appeared first on Software Testing Help. Introduction to Interface Testing: When an application or a software or a website is developed, then there are several components of it. Those components can be server, database etc. Read more What is Interface Testing? The post What is Interface Testing? Types of Testing

4 keys to a top-down testing strategy

TechBeacon Testing

It's difficult enough to keep up with advances in software testing. Add to that the growing number of misunderstandings between test teams and leaders about how, where, and when to test, and it becomes even more challenging to achieve on-time, quality releases. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Application Testing

Socratic vs. Euclidean Forms of API Documentation

High Scalability

Kinney on the Philosophy of Science : StrategyI was emailing a service about their documentation and while their doc was good, about one particularly tricky concept they told me that once you use it for a while, that’s when you’ll understand it. In other words: you’ll only understand it after you understand it. I didn’t like that response. I want documentation that takes me from an unproductive newbie to a somewhat functioning journeyperson.

11 Ways To Manage Distributed Testing Teams Effectively

DZone

agile team management testing automation remote work distributed teams testing strategies testing tipsWith the outbreak of COVID-19, organizations all over the world are forced to ask their employees to work from home. It’s likely that you haven’t worked with a completely distributed team, let alone manage one. For testing teams, who usually share an office, this brings a new set of challenges-How to monitor your testing teams' efficiency when you can’t supervise them directly?

Scheduling Time, Part 4: My Time Management Strategy

Baron Schwartz

This one’s about my overall strategy of using scheduling as a tool to manage my time. The essence of my strategy is this: I care about my time, but others care about my calendar, so I can forestall a lot of intrusions on my time by using my calendar intelligently. This is the last in a series of scheduling- and calendaring-related topics. Clearly, managing my time isn’t the same as managing my calendar, but managing the latter does help with the former.

Sometimes the Strategy is Buoy the Credit Rating

The Agile Manager

There are no guarantees that an incumbent can successfully execute any strategy, let alone a strategy of co-option. The type of capital invested determines the strategy a company pursues and the way it operates. These drastic actions provide reassurance to creditors that big companies will do just about anything to keep their investment grade ratings.

Types of Automation Testing and Their Misconceptions

DZone

performance automation testing automation testing tool selenium automation testing strategiesAutomation testing has become one of the most adopted techniques in the software testing process, it helps to accelerate go-to-market launch while providing enough bandwidth for the testers to work on finding critical test cases.

Plan Your Software Testing Life Cycle for Total Coverage

DZone

performance software software development testing and qa stlc testing strategies life cycle sotware testingMake a plan. You may also like: Software Testing Life Cycle. Preparation turns big problems into little ones, and it turns bug problems into little sprints. When viewed from afar—as a single, monolithic step in your overall software development process—testing an entire application can seem overwhelming.

17 Best Tips To Write Effective Test Cases

DZone

performance mobile testing tips & tricks perceived performance mobile testing strategy data input effectve testingA place to write effective test cases. Test cases are the first step in any testing cycle and are very important for any project. If anything goes wrong at this step, the impact gets proliferated in the entire software testing process. This can be avoided if the testers use proper procedures and guidelines while creating the.

Legacy Architecture Modernisation With Strategic Domain-Driven Design

Strategic Tech

It’s got a selection of free tools you can use for defining your technology strategy, shaping your architectural boundaries, and organising your teams. Architecture modernisation tools and techniques for each phase (these lists are not exhaustive) Business Strategy Alignment Software architecture is the significant technical decisions that have business consequences. An example Bounded Context Canvas Does it make sense to do IT Portfolio Strategy before domain modelling?

The Relationship Between Software Architecture And Business Models (and more)

Strategic Tech

technology-strategy software-architecture domain-driven-design sociotechnicalAs an architect, how often are you thinking about business models? If every significant architecture decision has business consequences, then knowing the business model and which trade-offs to choose is maybe the most important skill of architects. But what is the actual relationship between a business model and a software architecture?

Strategic DDD Remote Collaboration Toolkit

Strategic Tech

software-architecture technology-strategy domain-driven-designIf you want to get started with Strategic DDD to gain deeper insights into your domain and to align your software architecture with your domain, you can use this Miro board: [link] No sign up, installation, or payment is required to view the board. In order to use the tools you will need to copy them onto a board of your own. For that you can use Miro’s free tier.

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

Scalegrid

Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? On average, 20% of public cloud and hybrid cloud deployments are leveraging a multi-cloud strategy. We hope these database trends were insightful and sparked some new ideas or validated your current database strategy! Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019?

Self-Host Your Static Assets

CSS Wizardry

That said, this isn’t always the case, and by self-hosting your assets you can design much more bespoke caching strategies. One of the quickest wins—and one of the first things I recommend my clients do—to make websites faster can at first seem counter-intuitive: you should self-host all of your static assets, forgoing others’ CDNs/infrastructure.

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Real-World Effectiveness of Brotli

CSS Wizardry

This simple, elegant strategy manages to balance caution with optimism, and applies to every new TCP connection that your web application makes. One of the more fundamental rules of building fast websites is to optimise your assets, and where text content such as HTML, CSS, and JS are concerned, we’re talking about compression. The de facto text-compression of the web is Gzip, with around 80% of compressed responses favouring that algorithm, and the remaining 20% use the much newer Brotli.

Top 10 Mobile Performance Testing Tools in 2020

DZone

According to App Annie , in 2019, consumers averaged 3 hours and 40 minutes per day on mobile (up 35% from 2017), highlighting the fact that companies from all industries stand to benefit from putting mobile at the center of their digital transformation strategy.

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In uncertain times, product quality is key: 4 ways to amplify QA

TechBeacon Testing

As your engineering team settles into the routine of working from home and operating in the current climate, your strategy might be changing. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Pandemic, Quality Assurance (QA

Choices of scale

O'Reilly Software

Michael Feathers explores various scaling strategies in light of research about human cognition and systems cohesion. Continue reading Choices of scale

Why you should test according to your product's maturity

TechBeacon Testing

When it comes to QA, I am often asked, "What should my testing strategy be?" The answer, unfortunately, isn't clear-cut because it depends on your product's level of maturity. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Application Testing

Beyond data and model parallelism for deep neural networks

The Morning Paper

To me that means the “simple” object access protocol, but not here: We introduce SOAP, a more comprehensive search space of parallelization strategies for DNNs that includes strategies to parallelize a DNN in the Sample, Operator, Attribute, and Parameter dimensions. The goal here is to reduce the training times of DNNs by finding efficient parallel execution strategies, and even including its search time, FlexFlow is able to increase training throughput by up to 3.3x