Continuous Delivery

3 Barriers to Continuous Delivery

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What is Continuous Delivery? Continuous Delivery is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles. This ensures that this software can be reliably released at any time. Sounds pretty great, right? New features can be added quickly and there is always a usable release ready to go. So why are only […]

Med Dev

Tech Legal News

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Medical Device Regulation 2020:  (MDR 2020) The New Medical Device Regulation will come in to effect in 2020:  Companies have three years to ensure that all currently marketed medical device products meet the new guidelines.  It is imperative that manufacturers plan ahead and identify which of their products will be affected by the new classification […]

Retail

Are you prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

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  Black Friday in the UK and Ireland differs from the U.S as it takes place over a week. In 2016 ‘Black Friday’ took place from Monday 21st November to Monday 28th November. An estimate of £6.5bn was spent online within this week – £1.23bn being spent on Black Friday itself. There was a 12% […]

A word from our Boss

Change is the only constant!

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Autumn has arrived reminding us of how change is the only constant.  This is definitely a challenge for all of us in the IT sector. The pace of change for our sector is unrelenting and the opportunity for growth is continuous. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are weeks away.  This event has seen year on year increases […]

Test Management

Top 5 Reasons for Test Driven Development

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Drives simplification Simple short test cases validate core functionality. Thus, QA will be able to reduce defects throughout the system under test using Test Driven Development. This is a lifeline. Supports any software language Supports Java, C#, Ruby, Python and C. This helps developers establish confidence in utilising the framework across multiple platforms. It also brings developers closer to […]

A word from our Boss

A word from our Boss – The need for speed!

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Happy summer to you all! It’s hard to believe we are halfway through 2017. Most of us are recalibrating our business plans for the remainder of 2017 and looking at taking some breathing space to recharge the batteries for the remainder of the year. Many businesses struggle to find the right QA approach to support […]

QA Tools

Software Waste and the Cost of Rework

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Cost hurts. Everyone can agree with that, but in all my years in IT, I’ve only come across one incident where the cost of software rework was actually calculated. A bank totalled the cost of automated re-testing at $1 million to $1.5 million per month. This number doesn’t even include the cost of manual testing, […]