What’s the Best Approach to Software Test Estimation?

There is no simple answer for this. The ‘best approach’ is highly dependent on the particular organization and project and the experience of the personnel involved. For example, given two software projects of similar complexity and size, the appropriate test effort for one project might be very large if it was for life-critical medical equipment Read more…

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Why you should choose 360logica as offshore testing partner?

Increasingly companies are coming to realize that delivering high-quality software on-time and on-budget requires that they partner with the best-of-breed vendors for all aspects of the software development process. These companies want to use more than one vendor, or multi-source, allowing them to select vendors who are expert in development, as well as vendors who Read more…

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Will Automated Testing Tools Make Testing Easier?

Possibly. For small projects, the time needed to learn and implement them may not be worth it unless personnel are already familiar with the tools. For larger projects, or on-going long-term projects they can be valuable. A common type of automated tool is the ‘record/playback’ type. For example, a tester could click through all combinations Read more…

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What are 5 common problems in the software development process?

Poor Requirements – if requirements are unclear, incomplete, too general, and not testable, there may be problems. Unrealistic Schedule – if too much work is crammed in too little time, problems are inevitable. Inadequate Testing – no one will know whether or not the software is any good until customers complain or systems crash. Featuritis Read more…

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What are 5 common solutions to software development problems?

Solid requirements – clear, complete, detailed, cohesive, attainable, testable requirements that are agreed to by all players. In ‘agile’-type environments, continuous close coordination with customers/end-users is necessary to ensure that changing/emerging requirements are understood. Realistic schedules – allow adequate time for planning, design, testing, bug fixing, re-testing, changes, and documentation; personnel should be able to Read more…

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What is Metrics Analysis?

What SJK described are some aspects of statistical process control (SPC) or statistical quality control (SQC). While SQC depends on the analysis of data (normally defect data) these are not the only data that need to be analyzed. Analysis means to take something apart to examine its components. Thus chemical analysis determines what elements and Read more…

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Performance Testing Sub-Genres

Performance Testing Sub-Genres load stress endurance spike scalability Load Testing This is the simplest form of performance testing. A load test is usually conducted to understand the behavior of the application under a specific expected load. This load can be the expected concurrent number of users on the application performing a specific number of transaction Read more…

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