Quality Assurance (QA) In The Context of AI


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AI and Machine Learning Need Quality Assurance

Information Week

They need quality assurance to operate, and continue to operate, as intended Artificial intelligence and machine learning are not “set and forget” technologies.


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Big Data Quality Assurance

IT Toolbox

With promises of incredibly fast queries, many IT shops implemented one or more big data applications in combination with high-performance hardware and software suites. Results have been generally good: many installations report incredible decreases in query elapsed times, sometimes by factors of 100 or more. Such improvements translated to faster results from analytical queries as well as a better

4 ERP Benefits for Quality Assurance

IT Toolbox

More businesses now use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for quality assurance management. If you are still using manual processes for quality assurance, ERP could improve the operational efficiency of your business. This software lets managers identify mistakes in the production cycle and ensure products are consistent, safe and effective.

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

Big Data Quality Assurance - The Data Warehouse

IT Toolbox

Typical warehouse performance and data quality measures include: Speed and volume of data extract. Data enters the warehouse from operational systems either directly or via transferred extract files. This data is collected daily via a snapshot process at the end of regular business cycles. Metrics include total data volume, CPU and elapsed time used for each

Activision Blizzard converts QA testers to full-time with pay raises

Venture Beast

GamesBeat Activision Blizzard quality assurance Raven SoftwareActivision Blizzard is converting all of its QA temps and contractors to full-time employees, fulfilling a demand made by its workers. Read More.

Mabl aims to automate software testing, nabs $40M

Venture Beast

Mabl, a startup developing a platform for automated software testing, has raised $40 million in venture capital. Read More.

Anomalo to provide enterprise-wide data quality visibility with Pulse

Venture Beast

Anomalo, a company providing data quality solutions, today announced Pulse, a dashboard to gain a detailed view of data quality health. Read More.

Ex-Intel Engineer Claims Skylake Quality Assurance Was the Reason For Apple's Big CPU Transition

GizModo VR

Earlier this week, after years of rumors, Apple finally announced its third major CPU transition for the Mac by moving away from Intel to custom-designed Apple processors. But now that the dust has settled, a lot of people are asking why. Read more.

Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

Quality assurance. Quality at speed. Agile Agile Testing Application Development Application Development Continuous Testing DevOps Quality assurance Quality at speed agile software development continuous delivery continuous integrationIt happens often in conversations with clients that I realize they have disjointed initiatives going on to support their digital transformation.

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Delphix: Virtualize applications and databases to save billions of dollars and hundreds of work hours


Company CTO Infrastructure Companies Business Chief Information Officer Data center Database Delphix Quality assurance Software as a service Software testing Applications are core to the enterprise; they drive nearly every aspect of the business. The typical F1000 CIO completed 46 application projects in 2013, and on average, 28 of these 46 projects were over budget and behind schedule. That CIO also spends an average of 40% of her annual budget on applications.

Cloudera announces new storage certification for Cloudera Data Platform Private Cloud


Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, has announced the successful completion of the Quality Assurance Test Suite (QATS) certification of Dell EMC PowerScale/Isilon 8.2.2

Autonomous Testing Is Like Autonomous Driving: The AI Needs Human Assistance

Forrester's Customer Insights

application development & delivery artificial intelligence (AI) testing & quality assurance AI AI Development AI testing application development Augmentation Automation Business tester Tester Augmentation TestingThe US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined a scale to describe the autonomous capabilities that self-driving cars have — i.e., their levels of automation.

The Omni-channel Functional Test Automation 2018 Forrester Wave Is Out.

Forrester's Customer Insights

age of the customer agile application development & delivery mobile application development testing & quality assurance Agile Agile + DevOps Automation Functional Testing Testing Testing ToolsSee why the 15 providers selected matter most in our 2018 wave and how they stack up.

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Focus on risk

IT Toolbox

One of the reasons why organizations have a Quality Assurance department is to manage risk. In a complex software product, quality, or the risk of poor software product, can really be a challenge for an organization. Have you ever stopped to think how well Quality Assurance is doingSpecifically the risk that software is broken when it's delivered to customers.

How Testsigma simplifies software test automation with open source

Venture Beast

Testsigma pitches itself as an open source test automation platform "for modern developer and quality assurance" teams. Read More.

Activision and Raven Software lay off Call of Duty QA testers


Call of Duty community leader Austin O'Brien's tweet stated that Activision has begun meeting with the game's quality assurance (QA) test team to inform them of upcoming layoffs. Sometimes it seems like Activision can't help but shoot themselves in the foot.

FlexDeploy 5.4 Highlights


This includes developers, administrators, release managers, quality assurance, full-stack DevOps, or. Flexagon has released a new version of FlexDeploy which includes new features and new and enhanced plugins, along with plenty of usability and productivity improvements.

Webinar Recap: Gain a Competitive Advantage with DevOps


DevOps is a set of practices that marries software development, operations, and quality assurance (QA) to achieve a shorter software delivery life cycle (SDLC) and higher quality releases with.

Software QA workers at Activision vote to unionize

Computerworld Vertical IT

Software quality assurance workers at Activision’s Raven Software division, which works on the "Call of Duty" series, voted 19 to 3 in favor of unionization and will be represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA). Workers at a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard voted to unionize on Monday, establishing the first union at a large US video game publisher.

Epic Games is making hundreds of temp testers into full employees with benefits

The Verge

The Fortnite developer is extending the offer to quality assurance (QA) testers, as well as other “eligible” contract-based employees. Most but not all” are quality assurance (QA) testers. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Spearline Podcast | Episode 5: Assuring your customers with the highest Quality.


In the newest episode of the Podcast series, Josh speaks with Quality Assurance Manager Patrick O’Connor, who tells us about his role and gives an insight into the importance of quality assurance in the customer’s journey.

Fax Assure - Do you know if your fax numbers are operational?


Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services. About us.

SMS Assure - Are your SMS messages received by your customers?


Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services. About Us.

Customer Insight - Rex Mayne Hewlett Packard


Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services. Find out what our customers are saying! About Us.

In The Digital World, CIOs Need To Help The Business Move Faster

Forrester IT

I recently had the chance to spend some time with some senior technology leaders in Sydney discussing the need for quality when delivering digital business outcomes. With the growing need for speed, many businesses sacrifice quality for speed. Your Quality Assurance and Testing practices must adapt to digital business too - testing needs to be able to accelerate development - not slow it down.

DevOps, Invest For Velocity And Quality!

Forrester IT

DevOps provides your business leaders, enterprise architects, developers and I&O leaders a philosophy to achieve, not only the velocity that customers desire but also drive innovation and enforces quality. Key performance metrics such as such as availability, the number of features added are used to measure the speed and quality of how these product centered teams work. Quality.

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Future Proof Communications with testRTC


Contact Spearline today for a free trial or find out more on www.spearline.com About Us Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services.

Making better connections with Voice Assure Interstate


Voice Assure Interstate puts the control in your hands and lets you test your numbers in any state or province in the United States or Canada. Find out more about Voice Assure Interstate here. Spearline’s Voice Assure Interstate allows you to test your numbers anytime, anywhere.

See Voice Assure in action - Spearline Voice Assure walkthrough


In this video you will see Spearline Voice Assure in action and how the features will give you more control over your business phone numbers. Contact Spearline today for a free live trial. About Us.

Krispy Kreme is selling Xbox doughnuts


Krispy Kreme has even created a playful marketing video, featuring a creative director named “Kristina Kareem” and a quality assurance guru named “Xavier Boxell.” Krispy Kreme’s new Xbox doughnut. Image: Krispy Kreme. Krispy Kreme has created an Xbox doughnut.

Do your calls have connection issues - A typical day as a call center agent


Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services.

Do you get latency on a call? A typical day as a contact center agent


Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services.

Making better connections with Voice Assure Realtime


Voice Assure Realtime puts the control in your hands and lets you test your numbers anytime, anywhere. Find out more about Voice Assure Realtime here. Spearline’s Voice Assure Realtime allows you to test your numbers anytime, anywhere.

The Hyundai Staria is the coolest-looking minivan in years

The Verge

Now if the company could only get a handle on quality assurance Images: Hyundai. Minivans are pretty much dead in the US, but Hyundai’s new Staria looks so slick that it makes me believe there could be a revival some day soon.

Nintendo worker files labor complaint, alleging coercive statements and actions


Attempts at game worker unionization have been slowly gaining steam for at least the last four years, as much of modern “AAA” game development runs off of temp jobs, consultancies, hire-and-fire cycles, and underpaid/overworked quality assurance (read: bug testing) workers.

Microsoft commits to fix Xbox Series X controller disconnects in a future update

The Verge

Here’s the company’s full statement: At Microsoft, we put all of our products through rigorous quality assurance testing and are committed to providing customers with an unparalleled gaming experience. Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge.

Microsoft acquisition drama continues, as Activision subsidiary’s QA team votes to unionize


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8 Best eBook Hosting Platforms for Digital Publishing


Moreover, your eBook must pass the quality assurance test before it is approved for publishing. Book publishing is a nerve-wracking endeavor for every writer – both budding and established.

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Cowboy e-bikes now navigate you around air pollution

The Verge

Belgian e-bike maker Cowboy has delivered on its promise to help riders avoid pollution on their commutes with a new air quality navigation feature in the company’s latest iOS and Android apps. Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge.

The Increasing Demand for Telecoms During a Pandemic


He also said that services in the country are reliable and robust, adding: “Voice service call quality data from late 2019 show a well-controlled network that delivers a high quality of service.”

Amazon adds hands-free voice activation to Alexa app, and gives users initial choice to opt in or out


” Amazon and other companies were caught in a firestorm last year amid revelations that teams of people were reviewing audio recordings of users as part of quality assurance programs.