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ALSO CALLED: Scenario Testing, Tests
DEFINITION: In general, testing is finding out how well something works. In terms of human beings, testing tells what level of knowledge or skill has been acquired. In computer hardware and software development, testing is used at key checkpoints in the overall process to determine whether objectives are being met. For example, in software development, product objectives are sometimes tested by product user  … 
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Best Practice Guide: Quality Planning, Assurance, and Control
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: To ensure quality products, you need a strategy in place to plan and control all aspects of your project. This resource reveals key best practices for quality planning, assurance, and control. Discover how to effectively leverage tools like cause and effect diagrams, histograms, statistical sampling, interrelationship diagraphs, and much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Global Knowledge

Accelerate Application Delivery with Synthetic Test Data Generation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Without the right data for testing, you can't ensure valuable, high-quality apps, but finding or creating the right test data by hand is a time-consuming and error-prone process. This white paper explains how you can improve the quality of test data, increase testing efficiency, and cut costs with synthetic data generation.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Delivering Superior Analytics Performance
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how quality assurance engineers thoroughly tested data model, chart engine, drivers, and other areas of embedded analytics. Uncover performance and batch reporting test results that reveal how these tools excel in throughput, scalability, and more.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 14 Mar 2016

OpenText

Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner resource compares 19 leading application security testing solution vendors, revealing the strengths and weaknesses of each one. View now and discover how the vendors performed in areas like product quality, sales execution and pricing, and customer experience.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 06 Aug 2015

IBM

Mobile App Development Test Dictionary: Terminology from A to Z
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to find an in-depth guide to mobile development testing terminology. Explore each of the 6 sections of this guide to learn more about automation, testing styles, agile best practices, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Perfecto Mobile

Mobile Test Coverage Index
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, see a comprehensive index of mobile device test coverage, sorted by device, location, screen size, and much more. Additionally, learn 10 mobile market trends and key insights.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Perfecto Mobile

Vendor Landscape: Front-End Mobile App Testing
sponsored by Perfecto Mobile
WHITE PAPER: Poor-quality mobile apps can damage your reputation and cause customers to go elsewhere, and traditional testing processes aren't effective at ensuring optimal performance for mobile apps. This comprehensive Forrester report explores the landscape of mobile app testing tools to help you pick the best fit for your enterprise.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Perfecto Mobile

Five Ways to Get the Most out of Your Testing Provider
sponsored by nfocus
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, learn 5 ways you can make more out of your relationship with your testing supplier, including: engage in meaningful dialog, don't silo the test function, and 3 more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

nfocus

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Software Testing Provider
sponsored by nfocus
WHITE PAPER: How can you strategically choose a software testing provider that will suit your needs? View a concrete list of the 5 things you must consider when evaluating your options.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

nfocus

One Test Data Manager Solution, Rated and Reviewed
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn how four organizations who invested wisely in test data management were able to reduce IT project costs that benefitted the entirety of the development lifecycle.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Using Predictive Analytics to Extract Insight from Internet of Things Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How can you unlock the full value of Internet of Things data? This resource explains how a predictive approach to analytics can empower you to integrate and analyze data streaming from instrumented equipment and combine it with enterprise data to extract new insights.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Automated Application Testing: Coping With Change
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses five issues around automated application testing. Learn what an automated testing framework needs in order to conquer these challenges and gain an advantage that helps you get higher-quality applications to market faster than competitors.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

Test Data Management: The Key to Continuous Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Developers often neglect testing in order to deliver software more quickly, but this can result in bugs that actually slow down your operations. This white paper explains how a requirements-based approach to test data management can allow you to deliver better-quality software, save time, and cut costs.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Realizing the Value of Test Data Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes common problems and potential benefits of Test Data Management (TDM) in a testing and development environment. Debunk assumptions that could be holding you back from better TDM, learn why masking production data is not a simple solution, and discover a more efficient and easier TDM policy.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Leveraging the Cloud for App Test/Dev Teams
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 reasons to run app testing and development in the cloud. Plus, learn how a production-level environment in the cloud can accelerate data cloud recovery and migration.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Commvault

Analytics for Product Quality and Reliability Control
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the struggles of many manufacturers as they strive to detect and respond to quality issues more rapidly using analytics. Read on for answers to pertinent questions across several industries.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Graduate from Load Testing to Performance Engineering
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the role of load testing in the past and the current state of load test practices. Also, discover how a new technology brings full automation to load testing, and can help you fill the gaps in current test automation procedures.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Compuware

Smarter quality management: The fast track to competitive advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many factors serve to complicate software delivery, but competition lies at the heart of this complexity. This paper introduces a practical approach to quality management (QM), continuous testing, and service virtualization that helps reduce time to market without sacrificing quality in the outcome.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Independent Testing Services
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Application testing is a critical step in the software development lifecycle, especially as application complexity and demand for faster delivery increases. In this resource, discover how end-to-end testing services can provide you with the tools that you need to more efficiently and effectively test your applications.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Strategic Planning for Enterprise-wide Test Automation
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how you can achieve large-scale test automation throughout the application lifecycle by leveraging a test automation platform. Read on to discover the features, benefits, and components of this technology.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

Improve Mobile App Testing with Service Virtualization
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To ensure top-notch user experience on mobile apps, you need to conduct thorough testing - but mobile app testing isn't easy. How do you overcome the challenges such as unavailable testing components and unpredictable network conditions? Access this resource to find out how service virtualization for mobile app testing may be the key.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Parasoft Corporation

IBM Rational Software for SAP
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how one ALM tool complements the SAP lifecycle with test planning, execution, change control, and requirements management, so that you can ensure streamlined deployment of SAP and non-SAP solutions.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Enterprises Take Aim at the Cloud for Application Development and Testing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this short resource to discover a converged cloud solution that provides just the type of cloud you need: flexible, reliable, and cost-effective. Built on a common architectural foundation across private, managed, and public clouds, HP delivers the cloud that enterprises rely on.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Integrate Rational ALM applications with SAP Solution Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To support effective collaboration, IT teams need to unify and expedite the delivery of SAP and other critical business systems. In this resource, learn how to leverage an ALM platform and other tools that help your respond to the difficulty of managing change in SAP environments quickly and without breaking the bank.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM
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TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  representatives. When the design is complete, coding follows and the finished code is then tested at the unit or module level by each programmer; at the component level by the group of programmers involved; and at the system level when all components are combined together. At early or late stages, a product or service may also be tested for usability.At the system level, the manufacturer or independent reviewer may subject a product or service to one or more performance tests, possibly using one or more benchmarks. Whether viewed as a product or a service or both, a Web site can also be tested … 
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