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Welcome to our news page where we present our thoughts on the software testing industry. From articles to infographics, staff blogs to company tweets, all our insights are revealed.

ARTICLES / INFOGRAPHICS

BDD In-Sprint Activities

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Ever wondered what happens during a sprint when following the Behaviour Driven Development process? Our infographic gives a simple step by step guide to BDD In-Sprint Activities.

The digital government revolution

Monday, March 09, 2015
Congratulations to the gov.uk Digital Marketplace for a world-leading transformation to modern, digital government with the publication of the latest version of G-Cloud

Raising the profile of performance!

Monday, November 24, 2014
When performance profiling is used as part of the daily build process, it becomes easier to instantly highlight any small performance issues early on in the process – long before it even reaches the NFT team.

Are Bugs in Production a Testers Fault?

Monday, November 03, 2014
Back in the day there was plenty of opportunity for a blame culture to exist in software development projects. Traditional methodologies encouraged rigid process, something along the lines of: develop, build and then finally, test. Inevitably, when following this process, milestones (in the lengthy project plan) were rarely met, meaning ‘slippage’ occurred at various stages, and activities, planned for the later phases of the project, were squeezed for time.
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Blogs

Girls in Coding

by Yvonne Conroy and Holly Murphy on Friday, April 24, 2015
Last week, QAWorks attended recruitment firm Monster’s “Girls in Coding” event. The event had an impressive turn out, with standing room only, and it is clear that the topic of gender imbalance in I.T is something that many organisations are passionate about.

Simulate Turning Off Wi-Fi/Connection on Mobile Devices and Simulators

by Rafaela Souza on Thursday, February 05, 2015
When it comes to device test automation, there are some scenarios which may require switching data connections to the mobile device on or off during tests. This blog details ways to control this from your automated test scripts.

Relate to the end user of what works for them not the other way when testing Desktop and Devices

by Tufail Khan on Wednesday, December 10, 2014
When talking to people outside of the manual testing circle about what I do they are of the impression that it takes longer and more effort is required when compared to automation testing. But manual testing is more widespread in mobile testing than you might think.