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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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Automated Test Case Generation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides advice on several aspects of test case generation, including defining requirements and finding a tool that can recognize and process requirement changes. Learn how automating test case generation can help you avoid time-consuming and inefficient testing that delivers subpar applications.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Using Model Based Testing to Drive Behavior-Driven Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the use of model-based testing in a Behavior-Driven Development environment can help you respond to change with more agility and ensure that software will fulfill on the intended requirements.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Fully Automated ETL Testing: A Step-by-Step Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the challenges encountered in a typical approach to ETL testing, including complexity, poor documentation, manual derivations of test cases, and more. Learn about an alternative, broadly model-based approach that can make ETL testing more efficient, effective, and systematic.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

How to Project the Cost of High-Quality Application Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This educational white paper describes an approach to measure development success in Agile environments. Learn how to use software requirements to project the cost for a development project and discover a strategy that allows you to identify which of your tests need to be run, automatically repair tests, and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

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.

A Critique of Software Test Case Design Methods
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the criteria by which you can objectively rate test case design methods. Also discover objective critiques of several common kinds of test case design, including combinatorial methods, multiplicative coverage methods, and formal models. Find out which test case design method is right for you.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

CA Technologies.

5 Keys to Higher Quality Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn the 5 keys to shift your application development practice to a continuous delivery model.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Why Test Data Management May Be the Only Way to Drive Continuous Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource describes how an end-to-end approach to Test Data Management (TDM) enables faster delivery of high-quality software. Discover the services a TDM strategy must perform to optimize your software development.
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.

Managing Cloud Infrastructure for Test/Dev Teams: 5 Cloud Operation Tips
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 cloud operations tips, and how a production-level test/dev environment in the cloud can accelerate data cloud recovery and migration.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Commvault

The Economic Impact of Integration and Messaging Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, evaluate the economic impact of enterprise service bus (ESB) technology, and explore how you can leverage this ESB tools to reduce support incidents, improve team efficiency, and more. Also tap this report to learn how an organization received a 93% ROI from their ESB implementation.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

Oracle Cloud’s Platform as a Service: Innovate, Integrate, and Collaborate
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Platform as a service (PaaS), cloud-based platforms for developing and deploying applications, can eliminate the complexity of managing the database, middleware, and infrastructure Access this white paper to learn about one specific PaaS solution.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Oracle Corporation

Continuous Availability in a Virtualized Data Center
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The widespread adoption of server virtualization requires a rethinking of traditional Business Continuance planning. Today, the outage of even a small group of virtualized servers or VMs can negatively impact thousands of application users. Download this whitepaper to learn how the NetApp MetroCluster solution addresses these challenges.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

NetApp

Using containers to make application deployment easier
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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

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

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
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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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