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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

Testers’ illusions

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Testers often debate about testers’ place in the world of software engineering and the world’s perception of testers. Both well known names ([1], [2]) and the broader community ([5], [6]) contribute. We (testers) often get frustrated, deffensive, when non-testers say that testing doesn’t need thinking, that it is only about pressing buttons, that experience or qualification are not […]

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So, what’s independent testing? (contd.)

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

We argued in a previous article that independent testing is about the way testers act and the quality of information that they provide, rather than about the way they are organized or governed. Organization and governence still tend to have a crucial impact on independence. That’s perhaps the reason, why some of defined standards approach […]

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So, what’s independent testing?

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Testing independence is being referred to in various ways: organizational independence of a test team on other teams within a company, independence of a testing service  vendor on other vendors, or testing as an independent engineering or scientific discipline. This blog site intends to refer to software testing as a business function and its in/dependence […]

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Welcome techies!

Posted 8 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

Be welcome on profiq’s blog! Here comes a personal intro, in top of the general overview of the blog on the About page. profiq is a system integration and system testing company that was established in 2010 and is owned by former Sun engineers. We enjoy working in system engineering and system testing, that’s why we ended up […]

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