Posts By: Alana

Why You Should Have a Professional Write Your Test Plan

If you’re busy developing software, the last thing you want to deal with is writing a test plan. After you spend so much time designing and coding, it’s easy to get tunnel vision while throwing together your test plan towards the end, resulting in missing key features. A test plan is one of the most… Read more »

The Importance of a Test Plan

Using a test plan adds structure and accountability to your QA cycle. You know exactly what was tested and what’s working; but, more importantly, you know exactly what’s broken. Test plans can be as high-level or low-level as you need, but having one is critical to ensuring your application or website does what is promised…. Read more »

Third Party Software Quality Assurance and Agile Development

Given the popularity of agile development, it is no surprise that we get regular requests to provide beta testing support in an agile environment. Often, the prospective client will express concern about how well third-party quality assurance can integrate into an agile environment. That is a legitimate concern, and one with which we concerned ourselves… Read more »

Software Testing and Automation Lessons from a Real Automation Project

Here at Beta Breakers, we have been providing automated quality assurance solutions for quite a while. Having recently completed a number of fairly complex projects—on time and under budget—we had gotten to feeling pretty good about our ability to scope and fulfill an automation effort. We assumed that our recent good fortune had been due… Read more »