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Is software testing a waste of time and money? Many people outside of the testing profession seem to think so, and, based on the relative paucity of money devoted to testing compared to other activities in the lifecycle, it’s certainly not a high priority for many organizations. Is that smart? Why do we test software? What benefits, goals, and objectives does testing serve? Attend this presentation to learn solid, hard-headed, convincing reasons why testing is one of the smartest investments you can make, and why organizations that invest in testing receive long-lasting benefits from doing so. Rex will lay out the case for software testing and answer your questions. Register now for November 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CST
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Reviewing my book, Pragmatic Software Testing, as part of preparing a report for a client, I found something I think is worth repeating: "You should design test cases so that you can learn something you didn't already know from each test case, and you should be happy when you do learn something from [each of] your tests [when you run it]. Furthermore, you should ideally learn the scariest, most dangerous facts first whenever possible [during test execution]."
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Security Assessments: Don't Make the News for the Wrong Reasons
You probably remember the steady drip of stories over the last year, about how some company got hacked and it cost them a lot of money? A sneaky web exploit based on access tokens damaged Facebook's already-shaky reputation and may cost the company a $1.6 billion fine. T-Mobile leaked the personal data of about 2 million customers due to an API bug; several months later, the company is still working on the issue. From the code you write to the web sites you maintain to the servers you use to the security protections you have in place, the odds are pretty good that you are exposed, too.
You want to keep your company out of such a dreary hall of shame, right? Well, in just a few weeks, we can help you sleep easier. Our on-site security assessment, aligned with the ISTQB's identified application, system, and network security best practices, will evaluate your security posture and identify vulnerabilities. We'll give you a detailed report, the good, the bad, and the ugly, with prioritized recommendations, positioning you to keep your company out of the news. Contact us to find out more.
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Can anyone figure out what this haiku has to do with software engineering and testing?
Change sad Bactrian
To happy Dromedary
Make it very Hungry
Credit to co-creator Craig Monroe.
Add a metrics driven approach to benchmarking against industry best practices to your already robust RBCS onsite assessment. Have a baseline against which to measure improvements. What are you waiting for? Watch this recorded webinar to learn more about this valuable approach from Michael Mah, managing partner of QSM Associates, and Rex Black, RBCS, Inc. Contact us to schedule your assessment.
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