How low do you go?

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A survey* sponsored by the Australian Computer Society, found the following percentage allocation for software testing: 5% allocate more than 40% of the initial development budget to testing 25% allocate between 10 -19% of the initial development budget to testing 25% allocate between 20 – 29% of the initial development budget to testing 14% allocate […]

Sustainable software testing

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Its time to expand our traditional view of a software testing scope and to start including the word sustainability into software testing. Up to this point, areas of focus have been functionality, performance, maintainability, security, usability etc. As customers become energy conscious, a focus on sustainability will become more important. Some ‘sustainable’ test heuristics could […]

Getting ROI from your freelance software tester

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Development houses have a right to expect a lot from a freelance tester. Firstly, without the endless budget of some larger companies, they can ill afford time and money caused by improper scoping and testing. Secondly, they have recognised the advantage of having an independent review of the product and that in its own right […]

Kid in a sweet shop

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I have the dream job at the moment …. I think. I’ve been asked to create a testing methodology for a company that wants to implement a software testing processe. Fantastic! I thought to myself, just what I’ve always wanted to do. So I busily set about talking to people and finding out what they […]