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S1.E4: Handling risk as a team with risk-storming | QA Therapy Podcast

Worried that critical issues keep slipping through the cracks and reaching production? Fear not! In this episode, we're diving deep into risk-storming and adopting a risk-based approach in your projects, where testing plays a pivotal role. Today, we're joined by Chris Armstrong, our very own QA Therapist, who brings a wealth of experience to the table. Chris, a respected blogger and podcaster within the testing community, is a familiar face in groups like TestingPeers and 9 out of 10 testers.

Alternatives to Session-Based Test Management and how Xray Exploratory App fits

In our previous articles about exploratory testing, we focused on session-based test management (SBTM), one of the more popular approaches. SBTM aligns clearly with the Xray Exploratory App workflow and terminology. As a quick refresher, SBTM is a more structured technique for performing exploratory testing. The key idea is to organize delimited sessions which are uninterrupted blocks of reviewable, chartered test effort.

S1.E3: How to fit testing into DevOps? | QA Therapy Podcast

If you’re struggling to integrate testing seamlessly into your pipeline, join us in this enlightening episode as we delve into the world of testing within DevOps with our esteemed guest, Lisa Crispin, our very own QA Therapist! Lisa, a prominent figure in the testing community and an avid advocate for Agile and DevOps practices, shares her wealth of knowledge and insights.

Xray continues to excel in Customer Service with the new Stevie Awards in 2024

With the Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards, Xray reaffirms its commitment to outstanding customer support and service excellence. Xray, a leader in software testing solutions, is proud to announce its recent awards in the 2024 Stevie Awards. It secured a Silver Stevie for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year and a Bronze Stevie in the Customer Service Department of the Year category for Computer Software companies with up to 100 employees.

S1.E2: Unshifted performance testing | QA Therapy Podcast

Are unexpected performance issues popping up post-launch? Does success bring with it sudden, major performance hurdles? In this exciting episode, we're diving into the world of performance testing with our special guest, Leandro Melendez, also known as Sr. Performo! Leandro, a renowned performance advocate and active member of the testing community, shares his insights and expertise.

S1.E1: Increase quality by investing in visibility | QA Therapy Podcast

Is your development and testing team caught in a cycle of bouncing issues and bugs back and forth like a game of ping-pong? In this inaugural episode, we delve into the critical importance of visibility in your development process and its profound impact on you, your team, and your company.

Quality becomes a team effort with Xray Exploratory App 3

Is exploratory testing a solo practice? Is only the QA team responsible for quality? Are the great insights of an exploratory session shared with the team? We’ve been asking ourselves and our users these questions and we’re happy to launch version 3 of the Xray Exploratory App, designed to establish the foundations of collaboration in exploratory testing.

Useful Heuristics for Effective Exploratory Testing

Ever felt overwhelmed by the complexity of the system that you’re testing? Navigating intricate software systems can be daunting, leaving us feeling lost and unsure where to begin. While exploratory testing gives us some degree of freedom to test, we still need some guidance on how to approach those complex systems. This is where heuristics might help by guiding us to efficiently navigate the complexities of software systems and uncover hidden issues.

Building an effective test automation framework synergized with Xray Enterprise

Test automation is an essential component in today's software development landscape, where speed and quality are critical. It ensures the timely delivery of high-quality software by automating repetitive and time-consuming testing tasks. However, the journey to effective test automation comes with challenges such as selecting the right tools, managing complex test cases, and enabling seamless integration of testing into the software development lifecycle.

Why should you choose a Test Management tool that integrates natively with Jira?

With the ever-increasing pressure to release faster and better due to the growing user expectations about quality, reliability, and zero tolerance for defects, effective test management in the development of applications has never been so critical. Xray is a Jira-native application designed to streamline test management processes within your project management tool.