All posts by Vasu Swaminathan

Digital sans Continuous Testing – Are you ready to pay the price?

It goes without saying that the technology world is completely undergoing a major change what industry experts term as “Digital Transformation”. There are two aspects, which businesses give importance to in this digital economy –…

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The Paraphernalia of Continuous Delivery

Continuous Delivery/Deployment has become indispensable for companies that plan to introduce new features to their customers quickly and regularly. Continuous Delivery model of software development helps companies do smaller but frequent code pushes to production…

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Mindmaps – A Collaborative Tool For Testers To Generate Better Ideas

Business world is filled with examples of how ideas originate in informal settings. Rollin W.King and Herb Kelleher started Southwest Airlines after King had visualized on a cocktail napkin in a San Antonio bar, a…

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Approach to Big Data Testing – Part 2

Needless to say, testing needs to be performed at each of the three stages of data processing that we discussed in the previous post. Now, testers who have worked with Data Warehousing (DWH) applications can…

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Approach to Big Data Testing – Part 1

The Internet is filled with a lot of information on what big data is, the tools that are used to capture, manage and process big data sets and its characteristics such as Volume, Variety, Velocity…

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A new trend in Testing Metrics

Introduction The “World Quality Report” for 2013-14 was recently published by the popular triumvirate consisting of HP, Cap Gemini and Sogeti. While the “key findings” section of the report discussed many important items such as…

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The approach to SLA based testing

IT outsourcing companies in recent years are increasingly asked by customers to charge for their services based on “output”. This model though is common in some industries is unusual for an industry like software, where…

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Behaviour Driven Testing – Key Takeaways

Introduction As a company with a dedicated Testing unit, our specialization lies in Test Automation and we use Behaviour Driven Testing (BDT) heavily in Test Automation projects for both web and mobile based applications. It’s…

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