Contrary to common misconceptions, offshore product development (OPD) of
software involves a lot more than just cutting costs and accelerating
time-to-market. Savvy companies know OPD enables them to improve the quality
of their software.
Outsourcing software development and independent software testing is a great
way for companies to reduce cost, improve quality, cut cycle times, eliminate
the need for in-house skills, and increase efficiency.
Unfortunately, far too many companies focus excessively on the benefits of
cost savings - and end up paying the price in poor quality software and/or
poor testing results.
However, companies that approach offshore product development as an
opportunity can improve productivity and software quality by tapping into the
skills, expertise and technology that they lack in-house.
The digitization of business has created an increasi... (more)
Cloud services have really captured the imagination. According to a Gartner
survey 71% of organizations have adopted SaaS (Software as a Service) within
the last three years. Quality Assurance teams, however, seem to have missed
the boat, barely leveraging the benefits of the cloud. While enterprises and
their so-called "QA Verified" software may be cloud-based, Test Management
itself generally isn't.
Advantages of Test Management in the Cloud
The benefits a cloud-based approach brings are plentiful and are particularly
pertinent for QA teams. Top of the list for most companies ad... (more)