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Students Arrive at IDT for Internships in Automated Software Testing

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On Monday, May 19, 2014, Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) welcomed a group of college students for its robust summer internship program. Throughout this 10 to 12 week program, IDT interns will gain meaningful, hands-on computer engineering experience and receive valuable training in the application of automated software testing technology. The Recruiting Process The students were… Read more »

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Going Deeper: Automated Message Testing

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  By Phil Monte—Many commercial and government test programs place a heavy emphasis on the verification of application behavior from the perspective of the end-user. The approach taken to this verification is to apply testing against the end-user interface. For the past eight years, IDT has provided customers with an enterprise solution to automated GUI-based… Read more »

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IDT Participates in Semper Fi 5K

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On Saturday morning, May 10, 2014, Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) participated in the 5th Annual Semper Fi 5K in Washington, DC. A large number of employees from several of IDT’s offices joined about 600 others who ran or walked in the event, which was held at 9am in Anacostia Park. Following the race, event organizers… Read more »

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IDT Supports the Semper Fi Fund

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On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) is sponsoring and participating in the 5th Annual Semper Fi 5K in Washington, DC. About 30 IDT employees have registered to run or walk in the race. IDT joins several other prominent companies as an official sponsor of the event which benefits the Semper Fi Fund,… Read more »

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Is Automated Software Testing Right for My Program?

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While change is hard, it can also be good. Consider the move from manual software testing to automated software testing. The benefits of automation are well documented in several places on IDT’s website. They are measurable. Our customers have experienced an average increase in testing productivity of 75%. However, changes of this type can also… Read more »

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Heartbleed’s Case for Test Driven Development

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By Mark Bumiller– Heartbleed is quickly becoming a common word, not only in the IT community but also in the general population. This widespread internet security bug even has multiple obligatory XKCD comics. There has been much talk about the technical details of the bug. The greatest conversation is centered on how this simple bug… Read more »

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Don’t Miss IDT’s Annual Programming Contest!

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If you’ve been reading our recent blogs and following our social media posts—on Facebook and LinkedIn pages—then you probably realize IDT’s annual software programming contest, the 2014 Automated Software Testing Challenge, is right around the corner. We have been encouraging groups of high school and college students to apply for this year’s event. (Teams can still register; check… Read more »

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How Do We Engage Students with our Software Testing Technology?

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There is no shortage of debate about the need for American education to focus on advances in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The conversation takes place at many levels: within academia, industry, and the government. High schools like Stuyvesant High School in New York City and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology… Read more »

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Quality Control: The Predecessor to Automated Software Testing

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You Get What You Inspect As Americans, we love to espouse the virtues of a quality product. When I was growing up in the Midwest, my father was a member of ASQC—the American Society of Quality Control. This was an entity devoted to ensuring that all things quality permeated the manufacturing industry. Much like we… Read more »

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Justifying the Investment in Automated Software Testing

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As we continue to explore the topic of making the business case for Automated Software Testing, one of the key concerns relates to cost. You may be fully aware of the benefits of automation, and even willing to champion its implementation, but it is important to be able to articulate the case for automation in… Read more »

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