What is automation testing?

DEFINITION According to ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) the definition of test automation is the following: The use of software to perform or support test activities. For Apply QA, This definition is too short and doesn’t describe everything that falls into this category.  Let us try to break this down: Support test activities (Test Case) Supporting test activities is …

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What is a QA Testing Maturity Assessment?

Why do I need an Assessment A top goal for a business owner or product owner is to have a high-quality product or service.  To get to that point, you likely need to be at the highest level of testing maturity to accomplish this.  To measure your product or service, you must have a QA Process Maturity Assessment. The benefits …

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What is an Independent Product Quality Review?

Overview An independent product quality review is a process that reviews the quality output of your product.  There are many factors that go into what makes a quality product that most owners, managers, or product owners might not think of, for example: Delivery of product How quickly do I get this product to my customers? Cosmetics How visually appealing is …

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What is Performance Testing?

Definition According to ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) the definition of performance testing is the following: Testing to determine the performance efficiency of a component or system. For Apply QA, This definition is too short and doesn’t describe everything that falls into this category.  The performance of a product or service is one of the most critical validations that …

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Florida’s Unemployment System and Quality Failure

Summary News around how the Florida unemployment system has failed to keep up with the volume of new applicants. After reviewing this quality failure in numerous publications; here are some areas that should be focused on for future large projects. Keep quality assurance early in projects to avoid additional costs.Setup quality reviews in each phase of the project.Combine all quality …

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