Posts Tagged: software testing tools

Requirements: The Blueprint for your Automated Testing Effort – Part 2

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As discussed in our last blog, one of the most important factors in implementing a successful Automated Software Testing (AST) effort is knowing and understanding all of the requirements. These should be gathered and organized in a concise manner, as they will form the basis for effective AST planning. Requirements are the blueprint which guides… Read more »

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5 Steps to Using MBSE to Enhance Automated Software Testing

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By Phil Monte- There are many challenges inherent in the deployment of large, complex software systems and Systems of Systems (SoSs). To address the intricacies of the design, development, testing, integration, and maintenance of these software systems, IDT has developed a technical approach that utilizes Automated Software Testing combined with Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)… Read more »

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Automated Software Testing Myths and Realities

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A lot is demanded from technology and automation. When an organization evaluates Automated Software Testing for its test effort, it often has to work through some of the myths that can surround it. Otherwise, stakeholders may have unrealistic expectations and test engineers may give up on automation before it is successful. Some people have the… Read more »

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Does Automation Answer Your Software Testing Questions?

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Several of our recent blogs have focused on making the business case for Automated Software Testing. We have described a process by which companies and development teams can evaluate the costs and benefits of a transition from manual testing to automation. Today’s blog will outline where we have been, address other considerations, and wrap up our focus… 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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Making the Case for Automated Software Testing: Identifying the Need

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We recently began a blog series about making the business case for Automated Software Testing. These articles are intended to equip those who already understand the advantages of automation—that it saves time, decreases costs and improves quality—and want to convince others of its value. The first step in establishing the business case for Automated Software… Read more »

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Making the Business Case for Automated Software Testing

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In previous blogs, we have explored the many benefits of implementing Automated Software Testing throughout the software development process. These include saving time, decreasing costs and dramatically improving software quality.  Once you understand the value of Automated Software Testing, how do you convince your team of its importance? In this series of blogs, we will… Read more »

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IDT Announces Enhancements to ATRT: Test Manager

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On November 4, 2013, IDT’s automated software testing team announced the release of several significant enhancements to its industry-leading software testing product, Automated Test and ReTest (ATRT): Test Manager. The latest version expands the capabilities of IDT’s powerful automated software testing solution. ATRT: Test Manager, version 5.6.7, has added support for RTI DDS (Data Distribution Service)… Read more »

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Digging Deeper into the Benefits of Automated Software Testing: Part Four

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Automated Software Testing offers testers a broad range of advantages. Many software testing activities inherently lend themselves to automation because they are too tedious to implement using manual methods. But the list of benefits is longer than that. Our three previous blogs on this topic addressed twelve of the benefits. In this final blog, we… Read more »

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Software Testing Tools Standardization – Are you ready?

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By Elfriede Dustin–In our August blog on interoperability we discussed the need for standardized test information interchange among automated testing solutions. As mentioned, we at IDT, along with others in industry, are working to get the Test Information Interchange (TestIF) standard officially approved via the OMG standards body (www.omg.org). Here is the latest update on… Read more »

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