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Creating Success in a Distributed Agile Team

By Heidi Anderson, Software Tester

October 1, 2013 - Testing

Agile development methodologies focus on highly collaborative team environments that are continuously planning, developing, testing, integrating and delivering functional software. In such environments, constant feedback and communication are critical and there are small margins for errors and...

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More Than A Spell Checker

By Lisa Walsh, CQA Tester

August 19, 2013 - Testing

When people ask me what I do at PQA, I always pause before I answer. Not because I don’t know what I do, but because I’m never quite sure how to tell people I have a cool job that allows me to develop new skills and learn new technologies daily. What is it I do? I’m a content tester. The title is...

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Software Developers and Testers: Friends or Foes?

By Jonathan Duncan, Vice President, Delivery

May 16, 2013 - Testing

I have often observed situations where developers and testers working on the same project seem to be in a constant struggle with each other. But why – why are the two different roles so prone to working against each other rather than working together? My personal view on the subject has actually...

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Into The Unknown: Entering The World Of Software Testing

By Richard Lu, Quality Detective

May 6, 2013 - Testing

I recently joined PQA as a quality detective and, being a novice tester who has just entered the field of testing, I would like to share some of my thoughts based on my experience from the past couple of weeks. I have organized my ideas into this question and answer article. Of course, the list...

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The Science of Testing

By Christin Wiedemann, Co-CEO & Chief Scientist

April 1, 2013 - Testing

The best way to approach a problem is typically to look at it from different angles, to turn it over and to discuss it until a solution can be found.  Similarly, it is important to try to bring different perspectives into your work to develop your skills and extend your toolbox.  This article...

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