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Business innovation thrives with software innovation and quality matters now more than ever. Application teams are running to keep up with business demand by embracing the technologies and methodologies that will help them build faster with confidence to engage consumers, go mobile and release continuously. How does a modern testing team keep up? This blog will focus on the importance and role of the tester, the innovations in testing processes, test tools, test automation solutions and best practices and discuss how to balance speed with quality through Agile, mobile, web, composite and cloud application testing.

HP Network Virtualization, as easy as 1- 2- 3: How HP NV works with HP LR, HP PC and HP SV

lifecycle virtualization table.pngHave you ever wondered how to make the most out of your HP Network Virtualization? This virtualization software allows you to discover and capture network conditions and emulate production environments using real-world network conditions to deliver accurate and repeatable results.


Keep reading to find out how Network Virtualization can be used with HP LoadRunner, HP Performance Center and HP Service Virtualization.

A closer look at HP Sprinter

magnifying glass.pngAutomation is key to the future of IT, but when it comes to software development, over 70 percent of testing is still done manually.


Manual testing gives teams the ability to implement exploratory testing, a practice of simultaneous test design and execution. Keep reading to find out what needs HP Sprinter was developed to help.

HP Network Virtualization, as easy as 1- 2- 3: key features

When to use network virtualization.pngNow that you know the benefits of HP Network Virtualization, it is time to take an in-depth look at what network virtualization is and how it benefits you.


Keep reading to find out more about Network Virtualization and how it all fits within your Lifecycle Virtualization.

HP Network Virtualization, as easy as 1- 2- 3: value proposition

network virtualization.jpgNetwork Virtualization and Lifecycle Virtualization in general is gaining ground in the field of applications. This is the perfect opportunity to help you become better prepared for the future.


Keep reading to get an overview of HP Network Virtualization and its specifics.

HP Network Virtualization…. As Easy as 1 – 2 – 3!

123 blocks.jpgDo you know all of the capabilities of HP Network Virtualization? This software provides users with the unique ability to get accurate and repeatable results from their tests by including network conditions.


Keep reading to find out how easy it really is!

Benchmark your QA and Test team on your iPad in minutes


Have you ever wondered how your QA and Testing team compares against other companies around the world?   We now have an easy way for you to benchmark your current position and set goals for the future. 


Keep reading to find out how to get the new myWQR2013 mobile app and get the results immediately.   



Improving your software testing with better test case development

solutions_qualityassurance.jpgTest case development occurs in many different settings.  In fact, some of my favorite times to analyze a test case is while sharing a cup of coffee with a co-worker. We sit across from each other at a table and hash out the specifics of the test case on a pad of paper. 


There are other times where a more formal stance needs to be taken—it all just depends on the scenario. The most important thing is that test cases are honestly discussed and analyzed. Without guidance, your case may simply fall flat and fail to perform.


Continue reading to learn the four steps you should follow to improve your test cases.


Guest post by

Sarah Roderus, CTFL, CI, ASE

TCT Computing Group, Inc.

Discover the future of software testing in Las Vegas

Las Vegas.jpgIf you are listening carefully you can hear the future of testing in Las Vegas at HP Discover this week. (Trust me, you can hear it beyond Las Vegas.)


Read on to find out how. 

4 HP Quality Center 11.5 features that can help you be a quality rock star!

BJRZLCPCYAAQhuC.jpg large.jpgFind out how HP Quality Center 11.5 can help you be a Quality rock star by testing with more agility, mobility with better visibility to key metrics…


You can also experience the power of HP Quality Center 11.5 at the StarEast Testing Conference in Orlando. Keep reading to find out how to connect with us!

Do you know what you are missing in the software testing realm?

I have been an automated software test engineer for years, and I thought I knew everything I needed to know in the industry.

But then I discovered an ISTQB Software Test Foundation Course and my professional life was changed forever.

Keep reading to find out about the impact of a single course can have on your life.


Guest post written by

Sarah Roderus,  Vice President, Consulting Services

TCT Computing Group, Inc.

Manual Testing in an Agile world - HP Sprinter

Agile methodologies promise faster development and time to market of Applications; on the other hand, testing is expected to happen continuously as part of each iteration or cycle and not only at the end of the full development. Whether your organization is predominantly Agile or is working in a hybrid model of both Agile and traditional lifecycle methods, in today’s world, QA teams are being asked to increase productivity, efficiency and shrink testing time. How to achieve that?

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  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Cooper is a leader in the fields of quality assurance (QA), software testing, and process improvement. In November 2012, Michael joined the HP Software Applications team. Michael brings more than 15 years of hands on and QA and Testing leadership experience.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
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  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
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