Why Software Testing Management Tools Must Evolve to Stay Alive

I recently had lunch with a friend who isn’t directly connected with the test management world but who knows a great deal about both business and IT. He kept pressing me on how our own software testing management tools could continue to compete with open source alternatives. “Just look at the Encyclopedia Britannica compared to [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:52+00:00October 30th, 2012|Blog, SaaS|0 Comments

Should Large Firms Fear On-Demand Software Testing Processes?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve explored some of the “perceived” failings of software-as-a-service (SaaS) as a replacement for traditional on-site debugging tools. Although the majority of concerns regarding quality, cost, and convenience don’t hold up under scrutiny, these common misperceptions are very rooted in many corporate environments. Nowhere is this “fear” of SaaS-based software [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:57+00:00September 12th, 2012|Blog, SaaS|1 Comment

Fearful of SaaS-based Software Test Management Tools?

In the previous post, I extolled the virtues of software as a service (SaaS) for testing and development. When compared with on-site solutions (i.e. internal servers), SaaS consistently wins for its greater convenience and lower cost. But the software testing process doesn’t thrive on convenience or cost alone. Security is equally (if not more) important. [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:58+00:00September 7th, 2012|Blog, QA, SaaS|0 Comments

Tools for Software Testing: Cost & Convenience as Criteria?

Last week, we looked at two very important criteria for selecting software application testing tools: Do you have the right tools for the job? Can these tools do the job well? Although such questions seem like a no-brainer, you’d be surprised how much more manageable your list of options becomes once you satisfy these two [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:58+00:00September 5th, 2012|Blog, SaaS|0 Comments

bootstrap shooting at the clouds

Written by Yoav Aner, April 9 2012 One of my primary aims when building a resillient cloud architecture, is being able to spawn instances quickly. Many cloud providers give you tools to create images or snapshots of existing cloud instances and launch them. This is great, but not particularly portable. If I have one instance [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:59+00:00May 9th, 2012|Blog, SaaS|0 Comments

Getting closer to the customer

Is there anybody out there? As a SaaS based test management software provider we face a few challenges, which are a result of the distance between us, as the vendor, and the customers out there. In distance we refer to the real actual distance, which is in many cases simply the other side of the [...]

2019-05-19T09:03:07+00:00October 26th, 2010|Blog, General, Marketing, SaaS|0 Comments