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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.


Let’s Start a Test Revolution

By Christin Wiedemann, Co-CEO & Chief Scientist

November 28, 2014

Before I started my career as a tester, I was a scientist doing research in particle physics, and my years in science trained me to be skeptical, inquisitive and open to new approaches. It was the idea of continuous learning and exploration, always working toward the next...

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Finding Bugs Under Software Rocks - Exploratory Testing as a Bug Hunt

By Derrick Collins, Software Tester

September 29, 2014

One aspect of software testing is trying to find as many of the bugs in the software under test as possible and, in that sense, software testing can be viewed as a “Bug Hunt”. As a metric for evaluating the effectiveness of our “Bug Hunts”, we can measure the total number of...

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CASTing a Testing Spell

By Robin Price, Software Tester

August 28, 2014

Standing on the 10th floor, looking out over Manhattan on the first morning of CAST 2014, it was impossible not to be awed by what lay ahead. Three days dedicated to conferring with testers from all over the world, working in a wide variety of industry verticals and with every...

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Seeing What Isn’t There - The Use of Heuristics

By Stewart Kidd, Software Tester

July 29, 2014

Have you ever been about to document a defect discovered in an application under test and wondered how to best compose your words? You want to make sure the defect is clear to the stakeholders, making sure it gets the attention it deserves. If you, like me, sometimes have...

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