Author Archive | Joel Montvelisky

A par-wise solution for your planning your testing environment matrix

Most development projects need to handle multiple user environments, this is especially true for web applications and/or J2EE systems supporting multiple back-end and front-end configurations at once. A major concern in these projects is how to test all the platform-combinations needed to achieve the required level of environment support. Since there is no economic or […]

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Improving the efficiency by keeping track of your waste

All development organizations have a number of recurring events that waste the time of their teams. When reviewing the subject of Defect Lifecycle Management two of the most important undesired incidents are : (1) Rejected Defects – Defects that are reported by the QA and rejected by the product or development teams. (2) Reopened Defects […]

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Process Quality Feedback and Escaping Defects

I was visiting friends and family last week in Costa Rica. Even though there is a growing software industry in there, my non-technical childhood friends only know that I work in “something related to computers” and for them that means I do everything from installing printers to writing the software for the space shuttle program. […]

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Testing Outputs that generate added value to the Organization

Last week we reviewed the operational inputs of the software testing process. This week we should complete the picture by reviewing its outputs. As part of our analysis we identified six channels that provide input to the testing process (Requirements, Scheduling, Designs, Risks, Defects, and Organizational Feedback); output channels are less in number but bigger […]

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