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6 January 2017
A Tester's Experience of Exploratory Testing
Elaine Wilmot, Test Manager, Edge Testing
Exploratory testing is an approach to software testing that is concisely described as simultaneous learning, test design and test execution. It is about exploring the software in a structured manner, and finding out what it does and doesn’t do. The basic principle is “What happens when I do this?” and finding the unexpected. It is a useful approach where time is of the essence and it is important you set a timeframe set and you have also identified when testing is sufficient.
8 December 2016
Edge in the Community - Grow 73
Michael Burt, Marketing Assistant, Edge Testing
At Edge, we are passionate about giving back and making a difference within the local community helping organisations and charities. We have established a number of great local causes and all members of the Edge team are encouraged to help support them.
24 November 2016
Top Tips for a Successful Knowledge Transfer
Charlotte Moss and Lauren Storrie - Test Analysts, Edge Testing
After participating in an active Testing Knowledge Transfer session that spanned over several months, we have come up with a few hints and tips, do’s and don’ts, pro’s and con’s, to help you have a successful Knowledge Transfer yourselves.
9 November 2016
Natural Born Tester?
Malcolm Pope, Test Analyst, Edge Testing
I came to testing relatively recently and roughly halfway (hopefully anyway!) through my working life. Before I got into testing I was unaware of some of the qualities that make a good Tester, but inadvertently my experience and skills have prepared me for my career in testing.
26 October 2016
Was God a Tester?
Mike Tindal, Test Analyst, Edge Testing
The world of testing is an exciting dissection of the programs and software we use in our every day lives, in our interactions with businesses, our workplace and our friends. Our creations are there to make our lives easier, better, more enjoyable, yet we find that they leave us frustrated or annoyed. This is a tester’s job, to interact with these systems and make sure that when the system is released it can be used reliably.
11 October 2016
Space Age Testing
Colin Campbell, Test Analyst, Edge Testing
The NASA approach that could save millions on testing.