Managing COTS Test Efforts, In Three Parts – It’s Like Conducting an Orchestra!

Imagine this: You are a testing professional newly hired by a mid-to-large size company. Any industry. You are responsible for the testing of all of the company’s internal corporate systems—HRIS, Finance, ERP, CRM, CLM, Sales Management, and Knowledge Management to … Continue reading

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When the Documented Requirements Just Don’t Provide the Story That Needs to Be Told and Other Not-So-Short Stories of Woe

So here’s a challenging situation that Insight Quality (IQ) came across a year or so ago when working for a large Fortune 10 client.  I want to illustrate this problem for a number of reasons.  First, I want to share … Continue reading

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“What…? You Say That QA and Testing Are Not the Same Thing…???”

Yes. That’s exactly what I’m saying. In the software testing world and in the quality assurance industry, this is a sticky point. It irks us that these terms are oft used interchangeably.  How many times do you hear someone say, … Continue reading

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