Quality Assurance

Tester Teatime (Part 2): Spelling in applications – anything but trivial

“Tester Teatime” is a blog post format, which addresses topics that testers deal with on a daily basis. The second part of this blog format deals with the questions: What is the connection of spelling and software development and which impact have spelling errors on the usability of an application?

Quality Assurance
5 min

Security and compliance in software projects – getting dependencies under control

This blog post addresses the high standards of security and compliance that we have to meet in every software project. Trained security engineers are responsible for ensuring that we achieve this within any given project. An especially persistent challenge they face is dealing with the countless dependencies present in software projects, and getting them – and their variety of versions – under control.

6 min

Test automation tool from the catalogue – How do I find the perfect tool?

One of the first steps in introducing a test automation strategy is to evaluate suitable test automation tools. Since each project is unique, both the requirements and the choice of tools vary. This blog series is intended to provide guidance in selecting the appropriate solution.

Quality Assurance
5 min

Tester Teatime (Part 1): The myth of “historical software growth” put to the test

“Historical software growth” is often used as an argument when a deviation is found in a piece of software that cannot or should not be corrected immediately. This article shows what this saying actually means and how it can be dealt with professionally and effectively in a project.

Quality Assurance
5 min

Distributed Work – An Experience Report on the Practical Application of Remote Mob-Testing

In this article we take a look at our latest ZDI online campus event for internal training, where our colleagues held a Remote Mob-Testing Workshop. We present our experiences on that and give some best practices.

Quality Assurance
4 min

Exploratory Testing (Part 1) – The Test for Lazy People or the Crown of Creation in Terms of Testing?

Explorative testing can do much more than just working off test cases in a monotonous way: It promotes creative thinking during a test session, blasts limitations and satisfies curiosity. However, there are some prejudices about this method. In this article we will take a closer look at them in order to get rid of them.

Quality Assurance
6 min

Appium – An Introduction (Part 1)

Appium is a test automation tool specifically designed for testing mobile applications. It enables us to simulate mobile-specific use cases.

Quality Assurance
10 min

The Test Analyst – Just a Reviewer for Automated Test Cases? A Field Report from an Agile Environment

In the agile environment, test automation helps to minimize effort and to increase quality. But how can this time-consuming automation be implemented in the everyday life of a test analyst?

Quality Assurance
4 min

Estimation of testing cost – “Haggling like at the bazaar?”

Creating an estimation of testing cost that is as accurate as possible and that is accepted by all involved is often a challenge.

Quality Assurance
6 min

A Project Goes Agile: Challenges and Solutions

In my current client project it was decided to restructure the entire process. The most important aspect: It was to become agile.

Quality Assurance
5 min