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27 September 2017
The Risks of Releasing Software With Known Defects
Stuart Dougans - Test Analyst, Edge Testing
In the modern world, with the technologies and experience that software companies have at their disposal, you might assume that a company would be able to create and release new software that works 100% of the time. However, this is almost never the case. It is one thing for software to be released and later a fault is found within the system, but another to have knowledge that a problem exists and still go ahead with a live launch. Yet this is the case for so many software companies.
13 September 2017
Top Tips for Writing a Great Test Case
Gillian Galloway and Cecile Robb - Test Analysts, Edge Testing
Having well written test cases (sometimes referred to as test scripts or test requirements) is vital in ensuring that testing is as efficient and effective as possible.
30 August 2017
Collaboration not Competition
Duncan Small, Test Manager at Edge Testing
In a previous blog I introduced the concept of the ‘Keeping Things Simple’ approach (May 2017), an element of which was that of Collaboration. In this blog, how collaboration can aid projects to run more smoothly is expanded upon.
16 August 2017
Three Amigos in the World of Agile
Brian Gilmour and Frazer Shaw, Senior Test Analysts at Edge Testing
The basis of Agile is a single, multi discipline team working collaboratively to deliver working software. But how do teams ensure that the have a common understanding of what they are delivering?
2 August 2017
On the Edge... of Disaster
Alan Duncan and Sharon Robertson, Senior Test Analysts at Edge Testing
The need for disaster recovery and the testing of these mechanisms has become a pertinent issue for every small, medium and large organisation, who are increasingly reliant on technology.
19 July 2017
Colin Campbell, Test Analyst at Edge Testing
We all like to solve problems, it’s something that gives us all a great deal of satisfaction. When we attempt to solve problems, we can’t consider them solved unless we prove it through a test of some sort. Some tests we perform seem so simple and are repeated so many times, that we stop consciously thinking about them as tests - they become part of our habits and daily lives.