It’s October, and odds are your department is waist-deep in building next year’s budget. But while budgeting can be a monotonous, Herculean task, it also can be a transformational one: with a new budget on the horizon, now’s the time to improve your testing team by investing in large-scale, quality-focused initiatives.
Let’s face it: business applications aren’t getting any less complex, and customers aren’t going to lower their digital expectations any time soon. There’s a new king in the IT world—quality.
Whether your software testing and QA organization has two people or 200, the quality of your software depends on the capability and proficiency of your testers. But how do you measure that? That’s where we come in.
Despite the widespread adoption of Agile, some testing and QA teams still find themselves falling behind. With time-to-market more important than ever, is shifting left the key to getting beleaguered QA teams back up to speed?
Do you want better visibility into the effectiveness of your testing and QA team? Sign up for our upcoming webinar on October 19th to learn what metrics you need to be tracking and how they can improve your testing and QA!
In the grand scheme of things, you’d never think software (and software testing/QA) shares any similarity with an appliance like a washing machine. Well, according to our President and CEO, Jeff Van Fleet, perhaps they’re more alike than you think.
Here at Lighthouse, we’re awful passionate about software testing and quality assurance. But even as thought leaders, we like to keep ourselves up-to-date on the latest cutting-edge insights and industry trends. In that spirit, here are some of the most interesting things we heard at StarEast 2017.
For some IT leaders, software development projects can feel like an endless cacophony of defect-related rework and delays—especially for people involved In software testing and QA. But as frustration mounts, pinpointing a path to improvement can prove difficult. Our solution? Start with quality exit criteria.
Talk to anyone well-versed in eCommerce, and you’ll likely hear the same refrain: the user experience (UX) is king. But while no one’s disputing that, it’s important to note that the reign of UX has also signaled the ascension of another two-letter acronym: QA—or as it’s also known, quality assurance.
When it comes to software testing, improvement comes in one of three fields: people, process, and tools. But while you might think processes and tools are the smarter categories to consider first, did you know the bulk of your improvement comes solely from having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles?