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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 Unified Functional Testing’s Insight in action: The Office Watchdog

Capture.PNGHP Unified Functional Testing’s image-based testing feature, Insight, has some powerful capabilities that can be used for some interesting (and fun!) purposes.  One thing I’ve been using it for is to keep an eye on my cubicle and check up on who’s been nosing around.


Continue reading to watch the video of Insight in action as the office watchdog, and learn how I created the script.


(This post was written by Roee Weisbert, of the UFT R&D team)

5 strategic steps to adapt functional testing to mobile apps

5 strategic steps mobile testing.pngMobile apps are coming at us at a fast and furious pace. Often times, this pace leaves testing in the dust.


Luckily HP has a great way to test mobile applications. With the power of Unified Functional Testing, you can now keep up. Keep reading to find out the five steps you should take to maximize the functional testing of your mobile apps.

2 myths that might be preventing you from upgrading to UFT 11.5

Some people have mentioned to me that they haven’t upgraded to UFT 11.5 yet.  They often say they don’t want to upgrade their HP Application Lifecycle Management installation, or that they don’t want to upgrade their existing QTP licenses.  But that’s fine - you don’t need to upgrade them to move to UFT 11.5!  Continue reading to find out more.

UFT and LoadRunner integration lets you reuse your functional tests for load testing

UFTIcon.pngictb_LoadRunner_Suit_48x48.pngDid you know that once you’ve written a functional test using HP Unified Functional Testing, you can then use that test script as part of a load-testing scenario using HP LoadRunner?  Continue reading to find out how.

Testing faster with Unified Functional Testing

What does time mean to you? I know for me, time is everything. I need the days to be at least 36 hours to accomplish everything I have to get done.  Luckily, HP has a new testing solution to help me maximize my time.


This video will share with you my secret for multiplying time. (And no, I am not a magician held by some code. I am happy to share my secrets)

What is Continuous Integration and how is it relevant to the HP automation products?

One of the hottest topics in today’s testing domain—and in software development in general—is the movement to Continuous Integration (CI).HP Jenkins.jpg


HP is no stranger to this domain; we create software solutions to address the new challenges that arise from CI, we also perform our own development using CI.


Continue reading to find out what we are doing in the CI realm. 

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  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • 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.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
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