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PQA is enthusiastic about research and exploring the latest approaches, techniques and tools of testing. We are not afraid to challenge testing standards and explore new ideas. We want to find problems early in the process through the design and execution of smart testing solutions for our clients.


The Roles of a Career Software Tester

By Richard Bird, QA Manager

August 29, 2017

Whilst there may be many things to be jealous of when looking at successful actors, one of the aspects of their job that I’ve been most envious of are the opportunities to play multiple roles and get paid for it. I mean who wouldn’t want to experience the highs and lows of...

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Working Out Loud – An Interview with Angie Jones

By Christin Wiedemann, Co-CEO & Chief Scientist

August 1, 2017

I interviewed Angie Jones about the value of QA and software testing conferences, why someone would want to work out loud, how testers can give back to the testing community and how they go about making that happen. As a renowned figure in the testing community, a frequent...

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An Introduction to Data Warehouse Testing

By Jim Peers, QA Practitioner

June 5, 2017

Businesses rely on accurate and complete information in order to keep historical records and for analysis that is useful for forecasting and strategizing. The problem is that data may be kept in multiple systems and in different formats. The data may also be changing rapidly,...

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Big Data and Testing

By Jim Peers, QA Practitioner

June 5, 2017

“Big Data” is a term that has been around since the early 1990s. A commonly used definition of Big Data came from Gartner calling it the “three Vs”.  "Big data is high volume, high velocity, and/or high variety information assets that require new forms of processing to enable...

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