Posts By: Robert

Playing With Electricity

Well, we won’t be, but the local power company will. We’re going to be without power for at least half a day on Wednesday, January 13 (Wednesday the thirteenth. Of course.), so our offices will be partially closed during that time. We’ve made arrangements to keep our regular QA  work going from other locations for… Read more »

IT Security Certification

Over the last several years, we’ve had a number of high-profile clients who required a security audit of Beta Breakers’ physical and digital security before they would engage in business with us.  Each time, we were able to satisfy their security requirements, but not without a certain amount of pain and effort.    Wouldn’t it be… Read more »

Quality Assurance Versus Quality Control

What’s the difference between quality assurance and quality control? While both terms imply an activity that improves the quality of a product, and the overall goal of both is to create an error-free product, the specific goal of each activity is quite different. In most development environments, when a product is made, certain consistent processes… Read more »

Software Testing – Is It Art or Science?

Over the years, I’ve been exposed to arguments claiming that software testing is a science, as well as arguments that claim software testing is an art. Let’s look at the arguments for each side, and try to figure which side is correct.  The Argument for Science  There is definitely a structured, scientific process of evaluation… Read more »