The True Costs of Software Bug Fixing

For a very long time, many years now, we were all told that the later in the process a bug is found and fixed - the more it costs. This was written in hundreds of articles, shown in charts, and lectured in seminars. It became the obvious truth. It probably was seriously first discussed [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:13+00:00March 17th, 2019|Blog, Bugs, Testing|1 Comment

Good Enough Releases vs. Error-Free Code: Finding the Right Balance

Developing a “proof of concept” has long been a central pillar of the business world. Under this framework, companies are encouraged to: Build a barebones prototype. Gauge consumer demand. Add requested bells & whistles. Scale up production for the masses. This proven formula allows you to test the waters with minimal investment. You don’t [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:17+00:00April 9th, 2018|Blog, Bugs, QA|0 Comments

Integrating Multiple Bug Trackers into One Unified Testing Platform

Within the software test management world, there exist a range of different bug trackers – from internal customized systems to open source options to high quality commercial trackers. Each serves a purpose, depending on the exact needs, wants, and desires of both the software testers and the development team. However, with this variety comes certain [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:50+00:00January 4th, 2013|Blog, Bugs, Integration|0 Comments

Software Testing Management as a Business Decision

In a previous post, we explored the importance of quality tools for software testing from the vantage point of the actual testers themselves. Better products make for better testing. This, in turn, makes our lives much easier. But software testing is also a business decision. You wouldn’t necessary realize this given how much money goes [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:57+00:00September 19th, 2012|Blog, Bugs, QA|0 Comments

Test Management Integration with Bug Trackers

Moving forward to the next level in tools integration, with two-way synchronization. Test management tools, of all types, have been recently busy adding support for bug trackers integration. Some concentrating on one specific tracker, others adding 2-4 trackers integration support. At Testuff, we always thought it is the right approach. Test management solutions users, usually [...]

2012-07-30T08:08:45+00:00June 18th, 2012|Blog, Bugs, Testing|0 Comments

Test management and bug tracker – integrated VS integration

Within the software testing world, there exist a range of different tools, such as automation tools, bug tracking, test management and others. While it is possible to select each tool ‘a la carte’, some of the major releases come as all-or-nothing application lifecycle management (ALM) suites that combine all the potential features into one convenient [...]

2019-05-19T09:03:02+00:00September 20th, 2011|Blog, Bugs, Development|0 Comments

Open-source Security Assessment

Perhaps this is not strictly related to Testuff, but my article with Dr. Carlos Cid was recently published on SearchSecurity. Hope it might give some of you ideas on evaluating security for open-source as well as closed-source projects. The scope covers more than security-testing, but touches on elements of testing and assessment for security bugs [...]

2011-01-11T15:44:03+00:00January 11th, 2011|Blog, Bugs, Development, Security, Testing|0 Comments