R&D S.W.A.T. Teams – when you need a solution and you need it fast!

We’ve all heard of Police SWAT teams. These are Special Forces used when a situation takes place requiring interventions outside the capabilities of the normal officers and patrollers. Still, most people don’t know the meaning of the name SWAT, Special Weapons And Tactics. There are times when a Special Weapons & Tactics team is needed […]

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What to think of when defining your Company’s Bug Lifecycle

As software development organizations grow and evolve part of their internally defined processes start loosing their effectiveness and/or efficiency; this means that once in a while they need to re-evaluate these processes in order to adapt and improve them. This is the case of the Defect Lifecycle, that in most organizations needs to be reviewed […]

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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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