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How to write a bug report, that solves issues effectively

What is a bug report and why do we write them?Writing a good and actionable bug report is one of the most important skills within the testing world. Creating a well-written bug report is truly an art that...


Jan 2

Test Case, Test Suite, Test Run, what’s the difference?

If you're a newcomer in the world of testing, you easily become overwhelmed by all the testing terminology getting thrown around. In this article, we'll try to explain some of the jargon you might encounter in...


Jul 31, 2017

What is User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and why do we need it?

User Acceptance Testing, better known as UAT is the last section of the whole testing procedure of any software. Often overlooked and deemed time consuming, UAT does help improve software quality and overall...


Jul 31, 2017

Why you should give your testers more responsibility

User acceptance testing is the validation that a system or application will meet user needs in the operational or business environment. An acceptance test can be understood as a way to check if a previously...


Jul 17, 2017

Software testing is too much work for medium sized organizations

Medium sized organizations are hardly capable of controlling their IT systems, the testing of their software is too complex. Even the relative easy software that is needed to anonymize production data, is too...


Apr 19, 2017

Quantity of issues more than doubled implementing ERP-systems in 2015

Every year dozens of businesses implement a new ERP-system. "Still accompanied by the necessary issues and problems," says René Ceelen, CEO and owner of TestMonitor and CEPO. René is conducting research for...


Mar 14, 2017

7 Tips for writing great test cases for ERP acceptance testing

Test cases are very important for determining the quality for acceptance testing.  They are the first steps in a test cycle and if test cases aren’t of sufficient quality, then the whole project will be...


Mar 2, 2017

Why manual testing is absolutely crucial

The software development environment has shifted significantly in the recent years with the introduction of Agile and Devops. This new focus on higher speed and the shift to smaller, more frequent releases, has...


Jan 12, 2017

5 reasons why testing using Word and Excel really can’t be done anymore

Excel is really useful, you can use it for all sorts. Need to make a list of actions? Quickly draw up a schedule? View financial data in a pivot chart? With Excel you can do this really quickly. If you need to...


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