In today’s world, a significant portion of development projects in software engineering follow the Agile development methodology. One major disadvantage of the Agile development methodology is incorporating testing. During a sprint, a specific number of small tasks is defined (Sprint Backlog), and it is hard to determine whether the time allocated for testing will be enough to both test all the items and fix all the errors and bugs found.
Published on Professional Tester on December 2012. Make what you produce reusable – and reuse it Dani Almog introduces his inventory-driven test automation approach Every PT reader knows too well how elusive very successful test automation can be. Several aspects of both strategy and implementation require a lot of attention and resources. Many of these [...]
Published on Sticktminds March 25th 2011 The question of how to measure the effectiveness of testing procedures fuels heated controversies. In reality, however, testing metrics are subjective. It is recommended, therefore, to adopt a different approach and move to measuring data and processes instead of measuring people. There is only one issue on which every [...]
Published on The Testing Planet December 13, 2010 The adoption of Cloud Computing services promises to revolutionize the software testing industry, turning it into a more efficient and customer-friendly market As Cloud Computing gains momentum, the testing industry is going through an overall change. While small and mid-size vendors were the first to understand the full [...]
Published on "The Wadi" ("Israeli technologies revealed") In the software development world, testing is considered sometimes as the "younger nudging brother". It doesn't need to be this way. Testing is gradually becoming part of the development process. Testers are now part of the team (rather than separated to 'devs' and 'testers'), and managers realize the importance [...]