Category: Software Testing and QA

No More Go-Live Performance Testing: Why It Must Happen Beforehand

No More Go-Live Performance Testing: Why It Must Happen Beforehand

More and more organizations understand that poorly performing applications are an unacceptable risk to their customers’ satisfaction – and their bottom line.  Further, they are re-learning the old truism “first impressions are lasting ones.” Though some companies use customers as testers to save on software testing costs, this most certainly is not a best practice. […]

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Why the Cost of Software Testing is Totally Worth It

Why the Cost of Software Testing is Totally Worth It

When it comes to pre-release software testing, many companies assume their software developers can successfully test their products. They do not see the need and therefore neglect the importance of a quality, third-party software testing service. Many erroneously believe that the cost of software testing exceeds what is necessary and thus do not budget accordingly. […]

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When to Use Different Software Tests

When to Use Different Software Tests

There are many different types of software tests. We know that various software tests are essential to any quality software product. But when do you use which test? To clarify, we’ll break down the purpose of different software tests and when to use them. Load/Performance Testing Load and performance testing ensures a product performs efficiently […]

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What is Software Accessibility Testing?

What is Software Accessibility Testing?

Software developers know the importance of software performance testing, compatibility testing, and security testing, but too often forget about another essential type of testing: software accessibility testing. After all, the need for user accessibility may not be initially apparent. To many, the “default” software user is someone who can read your software’s content, listen to […]

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What is the Purpose of Regression Testing?

What is the Purpose of Regression Testing?

Regression testing is a type of software test that helps ensure that changes in software code won’t cause functionality defects. Essentially, flagging functionality errors that show up after code changes is the purpose of regression testing. Many organizations verify critical functionality once and then assume it continues to work unless they intentionally modify it. However, […]

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