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Why All Quality is Not Created Equal

Why All Quality is Not Created Equal

Quality isn’t supposed to be subjective. By definition, a quality product meets a certain set of standards that are not only agreed upon, but deemed superior. Every manufacturer has a process that finds flaws in design or production and fixes them to make products...

When to Accept a Defect

When to Accept a Defect

In software development, a defect can generally be considered any circumstance where the software doesn’t behave as expected or desired. Today, digital products go to market with 10-15% of defects or more unaddressed, even when they are known. One thing we hear often...

Part B News Asks iLAB CEO About Mobile Healthcare Security

Part B News Asks iLAB CEO About Mobile Healthcare Security

Mobile devices have become essential tools to daily life, even in the delivery of healthcare. At the same time, tablets and smartphones in the clinical environment represent security risks to protected health information and HIPAA compliance. In this article from Roy...

When Agile Meets the Bare Minimum

When Agile Meets the Bare Minimum

After software has been developed you might find that the system works great for the most part, but maybe there is one feature or journey that isn’t quite working as you want it to. Maybe you’ve got a legacy system that seems to be glitching more and more after...

A Triple Constraint in Software Development? Nope. There’s Only One.

A Triple Constraint in Software Development? Nope. There’s Only One.

Good, fast, or cheap: Pick two. This is a paradigm many in the professional world know well. The Project Management Institute discusses it in terms of cost, time, and scope. In order to get something done, you have to be flexible in at least one of those regards—if...

When it Comes to Quality, Vanilla Isn’t Vanilla

When it Comes to Quality, Vanilla Isn’t Vanilla

I’ve recently written about the question of AI’s role in quality assurance —just one of the many questions I often hear from business leaders looking to cut back on their QA spending. To be certain, there’s nothing inherently wrong with looking to save money;...

Three IT Strategy Tips to Follow Before 2020

Three IT Strategy Tips to Follow Before 2020

2019 is a pivotal time to determine and allocate spending for your systems and information technology needs. With a new decade starting soon, where do you plan to grow or make improvements? What is already working? And what unseen opportunities are there to make your...

SAP Quality Assurance: One Place Automation is Worth It

SAP Quality Assurance: One Place Automation is Worth It

Automation is one shiny toy everyone in the technology industry is mesmerized with. From processes to hardware, we want automation to do our work for us. Someone is probably already working on automation that will help us plan more automation. But the hard fact is not...

Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Need Agile

Here’s Why You Probably Don’t Need Agile

When it comes to buzzwords in the world of software development, none have become more ubiquitous than Agile workflow. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve many companies have adopted the high-pressure approach of code sprints and simultaneous development, testing,...

Biggest Risks of Adopting DevOps

Biggest Risks of Adopting DevOps

DevOps has become a gold standard in the world of software development. While it may be an effective workflow for those coding and creating new applications, its efficacy wanes when it comes to the process of quality assurance testing. Though there are issues to all...

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