Workforce Development

Workforce Development   If you want to update the skills of your workforce and move them to the front edge of knowledge, consider our upskilling and training program. NVP has partnered with a worldwide Quality Assurance training provider to bring this to your organization.     The Lifecycle contains the following 6 components: Strategic Planning… Continue reading Workforce Development

Register for the June 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for TASSQ and KWSQA today   You might want to consider these events to network with other QA people or learn some of the new ideas in QA. NVP Software Solutions will be participating in the following software testing and quality assurance event happening this June in Ontario, Canada. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the… Continue reading Register for the June 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for the May 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for TASSQ and KWSQA today   You might want to consider these events to network with other QA people or learn some of the new ideas in QA. NVP Software Solutions will be participating in the following software testing and quality assurance event happening this May in Ontario, Canada. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the… Continue reading Register for the May 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

What should be reported from your Testing Efforts – Part 1?

This seems like an obvious question and many people have successfully conquered it and set up a standard for reporting. Every once in a while it falls apart and people get blindsided by extra requests that they did not expect but for the most part it works fairly well. However, even when it is well… Continue reading What should be reported from your Testing Efforts – Part 1?

Does your software Testing Pay – Part 4

“Does your Software Testing Pay” is the question we posted six weeks ago. We posted a simple calculation for a ROI and then a few comments that were received as feedback. Those comments were appreciated since they extended the idea past the direct defect costing calculation. Today we want to wrap up this series with… Continue reading Does your software Testing Pay – Part 4

Does your software Testing Pay – Part 3

“Does your Software Testing Pay” is the question we posted four weeks ago. We then posted a simple calculation for a ROI two weeks ago. After we posted the second blog we had a couple of comments to the effect that concentrating on defects was a very narrow focus in terms of cost recovery and… Continue reading Does your software Testing Pay – Part 3

Does your software Testing Pay – Part 2

“Does your Software Testing Pay” is the question we posted two weeks ago. There are obviously two parts to this question, one is how much it costs and the other is how much it saves. The cost portion is reasonably easy: Chargeback rate on resources (means hours per release must be recorded). Equipment and space… Continue reading Does your software Testing Pay – Part 2

Does your Software Testing Pay?

“Does your Software Testing Pay” is another question (in the series we are addressing here) that comes up quite frequently. Although it may not be stated directly it can manifest itself in the following actions: 1. Lack of resources for testing. 2. Lack of time provided for testing. 3. Lack of suitable hardware on which… Continue reading Does your Software Testing Pay?

Are you satisfied with your testing – Part 2

You may recall from the blog of two weeks ago that may organisations end up dissatisfied with their testing. The key to resolving this, from Quality Assurance, is to plan your testing before your start. Decide on what must be done, what should be done and what need not be done before the project gets… Continue reading Are you satisfied with your testing – Part 2

Are you satisfied with your testing?

Following on from the theme of last month, many organisations are dissatisfied with their testing. They feel it is incomplete, or ineffective or costs too much. At the end of the testing effort they are left with a vague feeling of unease. Often it is difficult for people to quantify their concerns but they are… Continue reading Are you satisfied with your testing?