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When the Feature Request Due Date Is NEVER

It’s one of the most frustrating things in the world. You invest time and resources finding that perfect software product. And you finally find a solution that does 99% of what you want. But you need that last 1% – that missing feature. And you’re not alone. Many others are requesting similar functionality. There’s even [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:34+00:00March 9th, 2015|Blog, Usability|0 Comments

Test Case Management Software, Cup Holders, Spam, and Eggs

When Gmail first hit the scene in 2004, the company promoted a whole slew of unprecedented features like threaded conversations, 1-gig storage (unheard of at the time), Google-powered search, and even labels. What ultimately won me over, however, was the spam protection – a feature already available in most email platforms, but Gmail’s protection really [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:48+00:00March 4th, 2013|Blog, Usability|0 Comments

Digital Eiffel Towers in the Land of Software Test Management

It happens. Change is inevitable – and in many cases – initially not welcomed. Parisians abhorred the Eiffel Tower originally. Now it’s a symbolic icon of all that is French. People hated Gmail’s threaded conversations. Now it’s one Gmail’s most popular features. Universal suffrage was a tough sell. Now countries that disenfranchise women are deemed [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:48+00:00February 7th, 2013|Blog, Development, Usability|0 Comments

Software Quality Testing and the Wisdom of the Crowds

So much of history centers around extraordinary individuals accomplishing extraordinary feats. From Columbus to Gandhi to Steve Jobs, we celebrate individual successes, weaving their victories into our hero folklore. It’s a beautiful narrative – one that holds true in many situations. But are individual pioneers the true forces behind so many of the amazing innovations [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:57+00:00September 14th, 2012|Blog, Development, Usability|0 Comments

Absolute Beginners

When we first look at a new thing, we are bound for that first impression. This first impression is sometimes the barrier, stopping us from starting a conversation with someone, choosing something to eat from the counter and of course buying a product. “No second chance for first impression” is a well known saying. For [...]

2019-05-19T09:03:01+00:00January 24th, 2012|Blog, General, Usability|0 Comments