Our Ideas, Shared With You

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.


We Are Not The Quality Police

By Sherry Heinze, Senior Test Consultant

December 3, 2013

I started my testing career as part of a user group that did analysis, technical writing, training and testing in the Systems Department of an insurance company at a time when having nontechnical people involved in software development was very unusual.  We provided informal...

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Avoiding Common Test Automation Pitfalls

By Nathan Langton, Senior Software Tester

November 5, 2013 - Automation

In an age where many organizations are under pressure to accelerate their software delivery to customers, test automation is becoming a necessity.  There are many reasons why it’s advantageous to implement a test automation solution as part of your testing strategy: it can...

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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...

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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...

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PQA Head Office Moves to a New Location

By PQATesting

May 17, 2013

Professional Quality Assurance Ltd. (PQA) is excited to announce the relocation of our head office and delivery centre in Fredericton, NB. As of May 17, PQA has officially moved from our old location at 730 McLeod Avenue, home of our head office since 2005, to our new location...

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