Application Transactions Monitoring – Why Nagios is a good competitor?

“IT organizations must understand the risks associated with their mission critical applications, from knowing the systems that production applications depend on to seeing the performance of new applications as they roll out” –Gartner. For any…

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IT Service Desk Consolidation – Not an option anymore

“Yankee Group has found that majority of IT problems are caused by human error. As a consequence, Gartner estimates that most IT departments spend upwards of 80% of their time trying to resolve problems rather…

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Continuous Integration and its influence in TDD, BDT and Exploratory Testing

Introduction: Faster, better and cheaper is the expected result of any given hour in any given business case.  Now that many organizations have adopted continuous integration in practice, it is now for testers to get aligned to…

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Cross Platform Mobile Apps – Why to Consider?

If you are still considering opting for native mobile application development or cross-platform mobile development, take a moment to read out this statistics by Pixel Crayons:- Android has captured 68.1% of the Smartphone OS market…

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Performance Engineering – How to proceed?

Are you aware that by optimizing performance on your products/application have proven to increase user adoption by 25%? Moreover, industry experts estimate that approximately $3 billion was lost in 2012 revenue because of slow application/product’s…

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Importance of Usability Prototype

User interface prototyping is a crucial step in the process of usability re-engineering that provides a basis for continuous evaluation and improvement of a to-be-designed user interface. In usability engineering, the focus of using prototypes…

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Importance of Mobile Prototyping

Mobile applications are perceptive and a small mistake in the development planning or execution can really spoil even an app with a great prospective. This is one of the main reasons why authentication of the…

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Automation Software Test Metrics

Automation Software test metrics (ATM) Test metrics can help implement and improve the Organizational test processes and consequently help track its status. The projects complexity is directly affected due to increased lines of code, defects…

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Gartner: 25% of Enterprises will have their own app store by 2017

Enterprise-sanctioned app stores, for computer and mobile device applications, are expected to become more widespread. A recent report from Gartner predicts that 25% of enterprises will have their own app stores by 2017. The report…

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Designing Automation Framework

A Framework can be defined as a set of guidelines which when followed produce beneficial results. A set of guidelines like coding standards, test-data handling, object repository treatment etc… Which when followed during automation scripting…

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Test Automation in Agile

The Agile methodology or model develops clear visibility of accomplishing working features way ahead in the project’s life cycle, hence allows: -Measurement of progress and quality -Track the feedback and adaption during agile development The…

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Behaviour Driven Testing using Cucumber

Behaviour Driven Development is a well-accepted and current methodology in Agile projects.  Behavior Driven Testing (BDT) is a lesser known companion of Behaviour Driven Development (BDD). BDT can be used without BDD. It involves getting…

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