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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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How to Succeed With Continuous Testing Throughout the Development Process
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EBOOK: DevOps teams get application features to market as fast as possible, and software developers and testers have to test continuously throughout the lifecycle, making this an involved and challenging process. Access this comprehensive e-book to explore continuous testing, what goes into it, how collaboration can help, and an in-depth case study.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Firmwide Scenario Analysis and Stress Testing: Risk Perspective
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Stress testing is a vital aspect of any business' success. Special techniques have emerged in recent years after the recent financial crisis. Access this white paper to learn about the future of firmwide stress testing, the importance of risk management, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

SAS

QA & Testing: How to Choose the Right Tool
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESOURCE: Choosing the right QA & testing tools takes time,  the right questions, and flexiblity. In our brand new guide, How to Choose the Right QA & Testing Software, testing expert Gerie Owen explains why companies need to identify explicitly what it is they're trying to solve before it's possible to choose the right QA and test management tool.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Automating Software Testing 101
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESOURCE: In our expert guide, Automating Software Testing 101, gain advice from Software Release Management Director at Thompson Reuters Colin Dorman on when and how to rely on automated software testing. Plus, explore how to use automation in an Agile setting, what you need to know about embracing big data, and more. Take our brief survey for your guide.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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: 11 May 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

World Quality Report 2015-16
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The annual World Quality Report examines the state of application quality and testing practices across multiple industries and geographies
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

CW Special Report on CA Technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 9 page special independent report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2014, gives you the facts on CA, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

IT Priorities 2014: UK Europe, France and Germany
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Benchmark your IT spending plans, with our in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK, France, Germany, and Europe in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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Governance of IT, an executive guide to ISO/IEC 38500
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This extract from the book: Governance of IT, an executive guide to ISO/IEC 38500, tells you the key things you need to consider before you start a project implementation.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

How To Build An Enterprise Application Security Program
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
EGUIDE: Building an effective application security program can seem daunting – but it doesn't have to be. In this e-guide, experts detail the first steps enterprises should take, and why education and training are key to the success of these programs.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

SAP Utilities Gold Client for SAP Utilities
sponsored by Attunity
WEBCAST: In this webinar, discover how to quickly replicate and secure relevant, accurate data for testing, development and training across your SAP environment.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2016

Attunity

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.

Application Security: Evaluate Leading Testing Vendors
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 Q&A: Mobile Expert Talks Security and Testing
sponsored by InfoStretch
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides an in-depth question & answer session with mobile application lifecycle management expert Manish Mathuria about the biggest problems around mobile app security. Access critical advice on how to design your mobile app security testing process to catch issues before they lead to a breach you can't afford.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

InfoStretch

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.

Profiting from big data
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
BOOK: To successfully capitalize on big data, an iterative, experimental approach is essential to data-focused companies, and especially retailers, analysts say. Find out how several organizations leverage big data.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

SearchCIO.com

Best Practices for Cloud Recovery Testing and Building a Disaster Recovery Site
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will help you take the right approach as you formulate your disaster recovery plan for the cloud.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

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

Continuous Testing applications deployed on IBM WebSphere software
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast reveals how the right test automation and service virtualization strategy can help teams test applications earlier and accelerate software delivery.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

IBM

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

How to Implement Continuous Testing for Optimal Mobile Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast discusses how to implement continuous testing in order to optimize mobile performance, and takes an inside look at the technologies and tools fueling mobile testing success.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Dec 11, 2013

SOASTA, Inc

An Essential for Better Quality and Governance: Test Data Management
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the relationship between test data management and data quality and governance, and how a test data management strategy leads to smarter insights, faster responses to market demands, and more.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Nov 6, 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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