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Reducing Risk with Exploratory Testing | Seapine

Although scripted testing, both manual and automated, is valuable, it is not enough to identify error conditions in scenarios that significantly deviate from the design or requirements.

Exploratory testing is a powerful approach to reduce risk and find these hidden defects by going off script in a structured and methodical way.

Answers to Common Agile Questions—Bridging the Gap | Jama

Download Five Challenges to Agile Planning to learn the major agile planning roadblocks that lead to failure, as well as advice on how to make agile work for your entire team.

Load Testing: Keys to Keeping Business Apps Running | Borland

Download this technical and in-depth white paper to explore the strategies for implementing load testing within the development process; how to diagnose performance issues in your applications; explore component-level stress testing, architecture load testing, and infrastructure load testing; and how to leverage the power of the cloud for infrastructure load tests.

Tips and Practices for Successful System Testing | Seapine

In this white paper you’ll walk through six best practices and several key tips for performing system testing, including planning your defect triage process, clearly communicating defects to other team members, and using a common repository for issues and tests.

A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto | Jama

Download this eBook for an opportunity to rethink the Agile Manifesto. View agile in a new light and deconstruct which concepts were home runs and which still need to evolve.

Integrated Mobile QA—A Strategic Approach | Cognizant

Comprehensive testing of mobile apps across the plethora of platforms, devices, and networks available is a prime concern for businesses aiming to meet the fast-paced demand for high-quality mobile and smart apps.

In addition to focusing on functional testing, mobile apps and devices require an integrated approach for non-functional testing— performance, security, and usability—to ensure a rich customer experience.

Download this white paper for fresh insight on a systematic, tailored approach for end-to-end testing that addresses the top mobile QA challenges

Get More Value From Your Mobile Test Automation | AFour Tech

In this white paper, you’ll learn how to make your mobile test automation more dependable and robust by executing your tests on real devices during the build-test cycle.

(Performance) Testing Times for e-commerce | Borland

Load and performance testing is the only way to ensure your websites and mobile applications meet customer expectations for speed and quality. In this whitepaper, you will learn what it takes to identify the technical and management challenges of performance testing; deliver realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies; leverage the cloud to perform more realistic load and performance tests; accurately plan for capacity requirements and more.

Agile for Dummies—An IBM eBook | IBM

In Agile for Dummies, an IBM eBook, you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile development from A to Z—and more. See how software teams increase their productivity and produce higher-quality applications that more quickly fulfill customer needs.

In this eBook you'll learn:
1. The ABCs of agile
2. The roles in agile
3. How to introduce your company and projects to agile
4. Choosing your approach
5. Tools and much more
Download this 73-page eBook now!

Agility in the Cloud: How Dev/Test Teams Increase Velocity While Reducing Defects | Skytap

An agile mindset and agile practices help developers and testers shorten release cycles, reduce defects, and deliver more value faster. However, many teams still struggle to acquire, provision, deploy, and manage the dev/test computing environments and resources they need.

This technical white paper from Skytap explores how enterprises are employing cloud-based computing environments to remove impediments to their success due to resource and environment constraints.

Mobile Testing Requires a Different Approach | Keynote

When you build mobile apps and push them out too quickly, you are treating your initial users like testers and risking low ratings or outright rejection.
With cloud-based mobile testing and checking tools readily available, there is no excuse for such high-risk practices. Comprehensive mobile app testing is crucial!
Download this paper to learn more about mobile app testing now.

Agile Software Development and Testing in the Cloud | Skytap

Cloud-enabled dev/test environments and infrastructures, coupled with agile development practices, are rapidly changing the way organizations develop and deploy applications and complete systems.

This white paper outlines how leading companies are equipping their software development teams with fast, dynamic, flexible, and easily shareable cloud environments. Download this white paper to learn the innovative ways development organizations are implementing agile IT architectures and infrastructures, reducing provisioning of dev and test resources from weeks to minutes, and more.

Accelerate Software Development with DevOps and Hybrid Cloud | Skytap

Combining agile development/test practices with emerging DevOps and hybrid cloud technologies offers a new platform for rapid innovation and market leadership.

DevOps brings order to the otherwise chaotic world of application development, testing, deployment, scaling, and monitoring. The hybrid cloud promises to automate the myriad of development and operations processes for fast and low cost development and deployment.

Download this white paper to learn how you can begin putting together the pieces needed to accelerate software development in your company.

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