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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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5 Hybrid Cloud Starting Points Infographic
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this infographic to learn more about these five hybrid cloud starting points.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

VMware

5 Hybrid Cloud Starting Points
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn the best way to get started with a secure, dedicated hybrid cloud owned and operated by VMware. Learn how you can write, deploy, and manage applications in the cloud the same way you do today, without making any changes or additional investments.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

Real Devices vs. Emulators: The Pros and Cons of Different Mobile Testing Environments
sponsored by Orasi
WHITE PAPER: Various operating systems, versions, application versions, and hardware make mobile testing its own beast. This whitepaper considers the differences between using emulators or real devices for mobile testing.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Orasi

Using Dashboards to Revolutionize Your Performance Management System, Part 2: Implementation
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this Harvard Business report, learn about 3 considerations you should be aware of when implementing a dashboard application.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Adaptive Insights

How requirements management can improve testing results for application environments
sponsored by Orasi
WHITE PAPER: As requirements for software projects change, the management process becomes essential to minimize errors, defects, and other software deficiencies. This informative resource considers several approaches to software requirements management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Orasi

Bloomberg Research – Test & Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: According to this Bloomberg research report, only 51% of businesses test their apps for security before deployment. Access this report to learn about a technology that will help you avoid exposing your corporate data, losing brand equity and suffering financial loss through breaches of your mobile applications.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need Test Data Management
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the pros and cons of adopting Agile methods and the ins-and-outs of test data management.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2014

Informatica

Improve quality, increase business agility with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how test automation tools can help address the complex testing needs of financial services organizations, while cutting costs and keeping quality high.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Containers Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows you how packaging applications with Linux containers addresses these problems related to application testing and provides an easier and faster application deployment model.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

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

Behavior-Driven Development and Business Rules Management System
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this helpful white paper to learn more about three development frameworks, that when integrated, comprise an approach to business rules management system (BRMS) development that ensures fast application delivery and the ability to keep up with market change.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Red Hat

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

Key Capabilities of a Public Sector Service Virtualization Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the four essential capabilities of service virtualization (SV), and how SV enables development teams to perform more precise, more realistic, and more requirements-driven testing. Read on to explore how service virtualization enables parallel development, testing across heterogeneous platforms, and more.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies

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

Enterprises Take Aim at the Cloud for Application Development and Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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 Company

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

Bonobos Improves Web Site Performance to Gear Up for Cyber Monday
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Trying to avoid another online retail season riddled with website performance issues, Bonobos CTO Michael Hart turned to SOASTA. Read this informative case study today to learn to learn about the weeks Bonobos spent testing SOASTA CloudTest On-Demand in order to simulate customers going through the entire purchase cycle.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Service Virtualization for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of Service Virtualization and what it means for your development and testing teams.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

IBM

Introducing WebLogic Server 12c: The #1 Application Server Across Conventional and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Oracle India Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper analyses how application servers can provide runtime capabilities like reliability, availability, scalability, security, user management, performance, virtualization, and more. And also provide tools for developing, testing, and deploying applications.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

Use Service Virtualization to remove testing bottlenecks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome today's test and development roadblocks with Service Virtualization.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

IBM

Online Testing for Site Optimization: 101
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: Web site optimization can drastically help your business increase conversion rates and bring in revenue, but it is not a simple process. Turn to this informative white paper to learn about the different types and strengths of online testing for site optimization, and determine which process is most effective for your organization.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013

WebTrends
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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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