A Closer Look at Integration Testing

Integration testing is the process of assembling various code modules which perform very specific tasks into a software system that uses them to perform more generalized applications. An example is using a module that stores and retrieves files with another that displays their names in …

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What Is Software QA? 5 Tips to Get You Ahead

You rely on your software to do business. It’s the public face of your company, the one every client interacts with. Your software must do two things:
• offer your customer a usable and useful experience, and
• generate revenue.
Either can be hard to …

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The 4 Surprising Benefits of Regression Testing

Regression testing is often viewed as the ‘red-headed stepchild’ of software QA. This is unfortunate as regression testing can contribute more to product quality than most would expect.
The main purpose of regression testing is to verify that the problem corrected by a code fix …

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IEEE 2030.5 Standard Progress

In 2016, the following key events occurred:

California Public Utility Commission approved a landmark order that makes the IEEE 2030.5 standard the default communications protocol in California for grid integration of DER resources.
IEEE organized the 2nd IEEE Symposium and Expo and a public workshop …

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6 Major Pitfalls of Crowdsourced Software Testing

If you’re considering crowdsourcing QA, you may just want to hit the pause button and read this first.
The crowdsourcing concept has been growing in popularity for quite some time. These days, you can crowdsource everything from a new product to your kids’ batman-themed birthday …

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Technical Review: ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0)

Part 2 of our deep dive into key updates to the PDF standard – ISO 32000-2. Miss Part 1? Read about the Latest in PDF Testing.
Overview of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0)
ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0) is now an official ISO standard. This new version  …

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Quality Assurance for Analytics: 4 Steps to Avoid Big Headaches

Accurate business intelligence on how your brands are perceived and what drives your customer base is critical to your business’s success. That’s where Analytics comes in. Analytics is the process of discovering and interpreting meaningful patterns in data monitored from an ongoing process. It uses …

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4 Advantages of Accessibility Testing for Web and Mobile

Accessibility is the next frontier for website and mobile apps. The hundreds of millions of people who are visually, hearing, or mobility impaired have limited access to online resources and technology. Accessibility testing determines how well your app can be understood, navigated and used, regardless …

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The Latest in PDF 2.0 Test

PDF 2.0 is here! What do you need to change for PDF 2.0 test? What PDF 2.0 test suites are available?
PDF is ubiquitous on desktop and mobile platforms alike. The format, created by Adobe Systems, is the standard of choice for exchanging rich documents …

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