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Are You Testing in the Right Direction?

Over the years, we have had a couple of customers in the past struggle with using SpiraTest with their 'defect-centric' view of testing. SpiraTest was originally designed to follow a requirements-centric approach. A defect-centric approach isn't unreasonable per se, but many customers don't realize that they are even using this approach and wonder why SpiraTest works the way it does. This article is taken from a real customer 'eureka' moment and hopefully will help others in the same position.

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When Good Workflows Go Bad

A few months back, I was training a group on test management using SpiraTeam.  All was going well until I mentioned the ability to design a work-flow. Instantly I heard the sighs and groans.  WHY? (Read More)

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The Cost of Quality Assurance

I have often been presented with the argument that QA is not cost effective.  It seems like a throwback to years past, but it happens all too often.  With the advent of Agile, and other rapid development cycle methodologies, the mindset of "we will fix it once it is reported" has made a comeback. I know the MVP process, and it does include a specification, and can therefore be tested. (Read More)

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