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11 October 2017

The Importance of a Test Environment

Jordan Brown, Test Analyst at Edge Testing

The Test Environment is an essential part of any tester’s working day, it’s the virtual office that is far more important than any desk, beanbag or bed where the Tester might find themselves working. With a well-built Test Environment, it is possible to simulate the conditions that any system will experience when the testing has been completed and moved from production into live. Many projects will pass code through several test environments before any code reaches live usage (hopefully). 

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27 September 2017

The Risks of Releasing Software With Known Defects

Stuart Dougans - Test Analyst, Edge Testing

In the modern world, with the technologies and experience that software companies have at their disposal, you might assume that a company would be able to create and release new software that works 100% of the time. However, this is almost never the case. It is one thing for software to be released and later a fault is found within the system, but another to have knowledge that a problem exists and still go ahead with a live launch. Yet this is the case for so many software companies.

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13 September 2017

Top Tips for Writing a Great Test Case

Gillian Galloway and Cecile Robb - Test Analysts, Edge Testing

Having well written test cases (sometimes referred to as test scripts or test requirements) is vital in ensuring that testing is as efficient and effective as possible. 

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30 August 2017

Collaboration not Competition

Duncan Small, Test Manager at Edge Testing

In a previous blog I introduced the concept of the ‘Keeping Things Simple’ approach (May 2017), an element of which was that of Collaboration. In this blog, how collaboration can aid projects to run more smoothly is expanded upon.

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16 August 2017

Three Amigos in the World of Agile

Brian Gilmour and Frazer Shaw, Senior Test Analysts at Edge Testing

The basis of Agile is a single, multi discipline team working collaboratively to deliver working software. But how do teams ensure that the have a common understanding of what they are delivering?

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2 August 2017

On the Edge... of Disaster

Alan Duncan and Sharon Robertson, Senior Test Analysts at Edge Testing

The need for disaster recovery and the testing of these mechanisms has become a pertinent issue for every small, medium and large organisation, who are increasingly reliant on technology. 

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