Software testing

Risk analysis in software testing

We’ve all heard the horror stories of software malfunctions before. There was Pentium’s epic glitch that made its computers unable to handle basic equations, Apple’s Maps feature famously gave directions to nowhere, and who can forget the Mars Climate Orbiter’s disintegration in space thanks to a miscalculation of the angle at which to approach the […]

Test estimation in software testing

Test estimation in software testing is a sensitive issue. On the one hand, stakeholders want/need to know how much time, effort and resources will be required to plan their software projects. Many thought leaders in the software testing industry will eloquently argue that test estimation is 1) impossible, and 2) a bad idea. Leaving that […]

The true cost of bugs

Although software bugs are a constant in a developer’s work life, it is difficult to precisely measure and quantify their financial impact on companies. We all know that bugs are bad and they have a negative impact on the user experience, but how costly are those bugs exactly? We’ve compiled a few interesting figures in […]