The 4 Steps to Business Intelligence (BI) Testing: How to Test Business Data

Business Intelligence (BI) is a process of gathering, analyzing, and transforming raw data into accurate, efficient, and meaningful information which can be used to make wise business decisions and refine business strategy.

BI gives organizations a sense of clairvoyance. Only the perception is not fueled by extra-sensory ability but by facts.

Business Intelligence testing initiatives help companies gain deeper and better insights so they can manage or make decisions based on hard facts or data.  Continue reading →


A Step by Step Guide to IBM Rational ClearQuest Tool

For each and every project, as per the Client’s requirement and ease, various tools are recommended and used.

For example, few projects prefer ‘Quality Center’ for managing the project’s data whereas few others prefer Rational ClearQuest tool.

Rational ClearQuest is a defect management and workflow automation software from IBM Rational software division.  Continue reading →

The Difference in Perspective of “Testers” and “Developers”

We use multiple applications on a daily basis. The internet is a part of our life.

Behind every application, whether shopping, learning, ticket booking etc there are multiple people whose contribution has made our life so comfortable through these applications.

Among these multiple technical people are “Testers” and “Developers”.

In this article, we will see the different perspectives of Testers and Developers and their relationship to make a successful application together.  Continue reading →

A Simple Approach for Desktop Application UI Automation With PowerShell

Introduction to Microsoft UIAutomation:

UIAutomation is an open source project PowerShell extension for GUI automation tests. It supports Win32, Windows Form, WPF, and so on.

In this article, we’ll focus on how PowerShell uses the module to implement UI automation.  To explain this we will use Windows Form application as an example.  Continue reading →

Agile Testing On The Rise – Boon or Bane?

Agile – has become the trend of IT. Most of the projects are AGILE nowadays and the role of a tester is very significant.

Even before we touch on Agile Testing let us understand the concept of ‘AGILE’.

Agile is a methodology that evolved from our Iterative or Incremental methodology of development – Almost 2+ decades of Agile Manifesto. Over these decades, Agile has a very comfortable place in the hearts of Developers, PM’s and Customers.  Continue reading →

Getting Started with Web Application Penetration Testing

Penetration testing aka Pen Test is the most commonly used security testing technique for web applications.

Web Application Penetration Testing is done by simulating unauthorized attacks internally or externally to get access to sensitive data.

A web penetration helps end user find out the possibility for a hacker to access the data from the internet, find about the security of their email servers and also get to know how secure the web hosting site and server are.

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