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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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Performance Testing for SAP Applications: Selection Criteria for Stress and Load Testing SAP Solutions
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find an overview of the challenges associated with SAP application performance testing and suggested selection criteria to look for when choosing a strategy to overcome the issues.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Published: 10 Apr 2012

Worksoft

Risk-Based Test Automation from a Business Process Perspective: Automating the Testing of Critical Business Processes Enables you to Manage Change More Effectively
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: Being able to adapt your business processes to changing environments effectively is crucial to the overall success of your business. Read this white paper to learn how SAP users can implement the best risk-based testing strategies and the right automated testing tool to accommodate change.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

Worksoft

Increasing Productivity by Adopting Testing Best Practices
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can increase productivity and efficiency by adopting testing best practices for your network.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Mar 2012

Fluke Networks

IBM Cloud Services: How IBM is shortening the gap between customers and development value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores various cloud test and development offerings and provides exclusive advice to help you choose the right option for your business.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Step Up to Cisco Premier
sponsored by Comstor
WHITE PAPER: Access this one-page resource to learn about Step Up to Cisco Premier, a unique training that can help your associates receive the Cisco Premier certification so you can identify your company as a qualified, trained, and experienced Cisco resource.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

Comstor

Risk-Based Test Automation from a Business Process Perspective
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can improve your risk-based testing without automating thousands of existing manual test cases, and why validating critical business processes will enable you to better accommodate change for greater success as well as reduce the ongoing operational costs associated with running your enterprise systems.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Worksoft

Best Practices for Load Testing: Do Try This At Home
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks load testing down into the following key activities: planning, configuration, scripting, execution, and analysis.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Neustar®

Paradigm shift in test automation The solution to the maintenance problem
sponsored by Tricentis
WHITE PAPER: Many companies have failed to realize a return on their test automation investments due to the underestimated, inordinate associated maintenance costs. Read this white learn how to reduce the TCO of your automated software testing with dynamic steering.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Tricentis

Demand Engage QA Verification - 1
sponsored by TechTarget
WHITE PAPER: Test Resource for Demand Engage QA Verification - #1
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

TOPICS:  Testing
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Unleashing IT: Seize innovation, accelerate business, drive outcomes. All through the cloud.
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the ways in which an educational testing and research organization uses the cloud to leverage on-demand capacity for improved workload management while supporting the price points and computing power needed to pursue global opportunities.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Solution Brief: IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications creates targeted, right-sized development, testing and training environments, reducing the time, expense and manual effort. This solution brief provides an overview of the product.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

IBM

All you Need to Know About Oracle Siebel Application Testing
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WHITE PAPER: This paper discussed the origins of the solution and examines its key features which provide compelling benefits such as improving time-to-market by up to 30% and reducing testing costs by 40%.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

HP and Infosys

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management: Lessons from the Field
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you five things to consider when managing your firewall, and will present you with real life examples of how these five things have helped other organizations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Windows 7 Migration: Formulating a Smart Application Compatibility Testing and Remediation Strategy
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Even as Windows 7 migration enters the mainstream, application compatibility remains the top associated concern for enterprises around the world. Read this paper to learn how to leverage tools from Flexera Software and Microsoft to Speed application readiness.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

Flexera Software

Solution Brief: IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution for SAP Applications creates targeted, right-sized development, testing and training environments, reducing the time, expense and manual effort. This solution brief provides an overview of the product.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

IBM

Application Note: Structured Testing - The Path to Thorough Code Coverage
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Basis path testing, also known as Structured Testing, is the primary code-based testing strategy recommended by McCabe Software and supported by McCabe IQ. The main idea behind this testing is that decision outcomes within a software function should be tested independently. This article provides an overview of the benefits of basis path testing.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

McCabe Software, Inc.

Software Agitation: Your Own Personal Code Reviewer
sponsored by Agitar Software
WHITE PAPER: Agitator helps you debug your code while you write it - a benefit that no other existing Java Testing tool can claim. Agitator can also be extremely beneficial when run on legacy code - even code that has been reviewed by other developers and deemed to be “sufficient” and “properly written.” Learn how Agitar can be your own personal code reviewer.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Agitar Software

IPV6: Complete these 5 Steps to Prepare
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides guidelines to help you take advantage of the strategic opportunities IPv6 will bring, while avoiding loss of business, marketing challenges, increased SPAM activity and other potential problems.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

AT&T Corp

Plantronics UC Toolkit Deployment FAQ
sponsored by Plantronics
WHITE PAPER: The Plantronics UC Toolkit, Deployment FAQ provides insight to typical questions IT organizations must consider regarding the physical deployment of UC audio devices. “What are key things I should consider during deployment? What and how should I communicate to users? How do I best prepare my IT organization?” are key topics covered in this FAQ.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Plantronics

JBoss Enterprise Middleware: Making Software from the Open Source Community Ready for the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the differences between JBoss Community projects and JBoss Enterprise Middleware products. It explains how JBoss Enterprise Middleware delivers the benefits of open source software, combined with the additional testing, certification, and maintenance releases necessary for reliable long-term enterprise production use.
Posted: 27 Dec 2010 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

Red Hat

Using Cyclomatic Path Analysis to Detect Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The paper discusses how path coverage is better than branch or statement coverage in testing to uncover security vulnerabilities, including showing how several CWE vulnerabilities could be undetected by branch coverage but detected by path coverage. Download this paper and find out how Cyclomatic Path Analysis can uncover these vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

McCabe Software, Inc.

Cloud Computing: Save Time, Money, and Resources with a Private Test Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can help you organize and streamline your test environment. The business model of cloud computing facilitates better use of existing resources, allowing you to do more with fewer resources. As a result, you can achieve a highly simplified and so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

IBM

Automating SAP System Copy
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This document explains how a considerable portion of the total process can be automated using the UC4 platform. This helps companies be more flexible, save time and money, while producing audit-compliant documentation
Posted: 16 Sep 2010 | Published: 16 Sep 2010

UC4 Software, Inc

6 Tips to Get Started with Automated Testing
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Automated testing will shorten your development cycles, avoid cumbersome repetitive tasks and help improve software quality but how do you get started? The best practices discussed in this white paper help ensure results and a successful foundation for improving your software quality.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper recommends best practices for efficient, lightweight peer code review that have been proven to be effective via scientific study and extensive field experience. Use the techniques discussed in this paper to ensure your code reviews improve your code and make the most of your developers' time.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

SmartBear Software
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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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