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What Is The Open Testing Platform?

The Open Testing Platform™ (OTP) is a collaboration hub that assists testers to keep pace with...

Shift Left Testing With The Open Testing Platform

Software delivery teams across the industry have embraced agile delivery methods in order to...

If testing was a race, data would win every time

Okay, so that title doesn’t make complete sense. However, if you read to the end of this...

Curiosity and Windocks announce Containerised Test Data Automation

Curiosity Software Ireland, creators of Test Data Automation, and Windocks, on demand database...

The broken promise of test automation

Remember when test automation was being peddled as a silver bullet for testing bugbears? Of...

BDD is much more than Gherkin or Cucumber

Behaviour Driven Development is, at its heart, about communication. It’s not about using Gherkin...

Test Modeller v1.98 Release Notes: What’s new in July 2020?

It’s been a busy few months, as ever, for the Test Modeller developer team. The below release...

Turn GDPR Compliance into an Opportunity for Better, Faster Testing

Ever-tighter data privacy legislation like the EU General Data Protection Regulation and The...

Moving from GDPR compliance to full-blown “Test Data Automation”

I’ve written fairly frequently on the impact of the GDPR on testing, often responding to the...

Second decade of a new millennium: observations and predictions for QA

The past decade has seen me sell one start-up, join a multi-national, and co-found my latest...

Your testing is only as agile as your test data

Welcome to part 4/4 of this article series discussing the new paradigm in Test Data Management:...

Quality Testing Requires Quality Data

My two most recent blogs have made the case for a new TDM paradigm called “Test Data...

GDPR and testing: Are you a sceptic or a gambler?

Last week, we published a blog making the case for the next generation in TDM “best practice”....

Test Data Automation: The next generation in test data management

Rigorous testing at the speed of today’s release cycles requires on demand access to “good”...

Model-Based Testing for Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a highly versatile and powerful tool for enterprise resource planning...

5 Barriers to Successful Test Automation

Organisations today have long understood the need to automate test execution, and 90% believe...

Agile Test Automation Frameworks Using Page Object Models

Software development has been revolutionized by new methodologies and practices. The software...

Git Branching Strategies for Maintainable Test Automation

Any successful project relies on three core components. People and process, along with...

Introducing “Functional Performance Testing” Part 3

This is Part 3/3 of “Introducing “Functional Performance Testing”, a series of articles...