Hunting down issues, while replacing the human element
Assisting the most adequate tests possible, software testing tools help to defeat repetitive, vulnerable operations – replacing the human element – by searching, automating and managing testing activities; accommodating software and test development organisations, to hunt down issues in a product before a customer. For further assistance in the big wide world of testing, this issue of TEST Magazine primarily focuses on testing tools, agile testing, test management, low-code applications, and organsiations and standards.
BLOCKCHAIN TO ‘RESHAPE’ DIGITAL BUSINESSES
TEST Magazine Journalist Leah Alger studies blockchain and its tremendous potential to disrupt and transform the world of money, business and society.
APPLEBY HACK LEAKS ‘SUPER-RICH’ CLIENTS PRIVATE INFORMATION
‘Super-rich’ clients of Bermuda-based law firm Appleby were recently warned they might be implicated in a “data security incident” which occurred last year; leaking 11.5 million documents of highly sensitive information.
IOT: THE TREASURE TROVE FOR HACKERS
Gemalto reveals that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, showing education regarding IoT security is needed for the majority of consumers and businesses.
THE NEED FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE IN DIGITAL BANKING
Bank account holders embrace new banking technologies, favouring it over traditional methods, despite not having patience if a technical issue occurs.
STANDARD LIFE-TCS PARTNERSHIP
AN EPITOME OF AGILE AND DEVOPS TRANSFORMATION
Edinburgh-based global pensions, savings and investment firm, Standard Life and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), embarked on a partnership-based engagement at the start of 2016. Both organisations have worked collaboratively, leading change to weave transformative quality assurance (QA) into Standard Life’s fabric.
HOW A PARTNERING APPROACH CAN HELP SOLVE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES
Nir Polak, Co-Founder and CEO at Exabeam, examines the challenges of developing new software in today’s fast-paced business environment and discusses how utilising design partners can be an effective way to limit research and development headaches.
THE WORLD AROUND US IS GETTING SMARTER
SunPower IT Professional, Rana R Anem, asks what is IoT testing, and can it be automated?
MANUAL TESTING VS AUTOMATION
WHICH IS BETTER AND WHICH IS THE FUTURE?
Artificial intelligence is a modern phenomenon that has, and will continue, to drastically transform both formats. But does this mean the end of manual testing?
AVOIDING THE WORST IOT SCENARIOS
External Relations Officer at RIPE NCC, Marco Hogewoning, questions: “What happens to the millions of increasingly vulnerable devices that could remain online for decades?”
CHOOSING TESTING TOOLS
Don’t be afraid to explore new and alternative solutions to the tools you currently use for testing.
HOW TO CONDUCT TRANSFORMATIVE AGILE TESTING IN A RISK-AVERSE INDUSTRY
Testing with agility is not only suitable for the finance industry, it’s critical.
A BRAVE NEW WORLD
Senior Manager for Enterprise Software Quality Assurance at Nedbank, Johan Steyn, shares the first chapter of his new book The Business of Software Testing. Will we find you swimming or sinking as the DevOps tsunami hits?
ORGANISATIONS AND STANDARDS
CREDITABLE OF CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION
The Winner for Most Cultural Transformation at The DevOps Industry Awards 2017 reveals how to create an exceptional culture within the workplace.
INTERNAL TESTING STRUCTURES
Colin Domoney, Consultant Solution Architect at Veracode, discusses different products and tools used to enhance and improve security testing.
THE KEY TO LOW-CODE AND INNOVATION
TEST Magazine Journalist, Leah Alger, speaks exclusively with OutSystems, the leading low-code application development platform that helps organisations build and deliver enterprise-grade apps, rapidly.
INNOVATIONS IN SOFTWARE TESTING
REFLECTING ON AN EVOLVING INDUSTRY
With 2018 around the corner, a mixture of software testers came together to reflect upon how the industry has changed dramatically, and what innovations they would like to further witness.
THE EUROPEAN SOFTWARE TESTING AWARDS
The European Software Testing Awards is just around the corner, celebrating companies and individuals for the fifth year running, who have accomplished significant achievements in the software testing and quality assurance market. This magazine follows the fair judging process and announces the finalists.
ABOUT TEST MAGAZINE
TEST Magazine was specifically created as a voice for the modern-day software testing and quality assurance professional. Launched in 2008 and distributed to an audience over 14,000, the publication provides news, features and practical, as well as professional advice on all facets of software testing. TEST Magazine is widely regarded as the leading journal for software testing and quality assurance in Europe and beyond.
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Written by Leah Alger