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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


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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.

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

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.

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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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.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Foundational Work

Perficient Data & Analytics

Development of data quality checks and approval workflows. Quality Assurance. In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the foundational work companies should have already completed.

Investment Company Reporting Modernization Goals & Expectations

Perficient Data & Analytics

The SEC wants to improve: The quality of information that funds report to the Commission. In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares the rules’ objectives and expectations. The Commission’s risk monitoring and oversight, examination, and enforcement capabilities.

[Guide] SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In an effort to increase transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules and amendments, called Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules , which require registered investment companies to modernize their reporting and disclosures. While many investment managers have started their journey towards compliance, others have struggled.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Program Challenges

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the challenges you can expect when developing a response program. Expect challenges in various areas: Data Availability: All required data elements may not be available internally. You may need to extend or revamp existing data collection processes.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Deadlines

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares some deadlines the new rules present. Form N-PORT. If you are a larger entity with net assets of over $1 billion, you were initially required to comply by June 1, 2018. The SEC has granted a nine-month delay, but you must still gather and maintain all the required data as of June 1, 2018.

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.

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.


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.

The Best Ways to Organize Your Data Structures


Data lakes collect unrefined data (that is, data in its native form, with limited transformation and quality assurance) and events captured from a diverse array of source systems.

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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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The best new true crime podcasts

Mashable Tech

But with such a vast onslaught of true crime to potentially sink your teeth into, it can be overwhelming to sift through everything for quality assurance.

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.

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.

Tips And Best Practices For Compliance In The Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

As with any regulated software or hardware, you still need documented procedures that address business use and quality assurance (QA), especially computer system validation (CSV) and change control. As a general guide, the cloud vendor will own the technical procedures (which you will qualify during cloud vendor selection and enforce in your SLAs), and you will own the application procedures, with quality assurance procedures overlapping.

Gartner Keynote: Leverage Automation for Modern Security


Others will use it to improve the quality and consistency of risk controls, while reducing error caused by humans. Your team can then piggyback security testing onto the quality assurance testing, and avoid using a single security test case. When Amy, the CISO of a healthcare provider, looked at cloud security across the enterprise, she realized the default access control models were creating a variety of access issues.

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.

IT Applications: How to Create a Culture of Quality


But this emphasis on speed can have the unintended consequence of developers focusing less on other development objectives, like quality. The need for speed may tempt some development teams to make tradeoffs, but 84% of business partners are unwilling to sacrifice the quality of in-house software for speed. Once behaviors are explicitly defined, delivery teams can be held accountable for those behaviors and can more easily integrate quality into their day-to-day activities.

5 Factors to Consider Before Choosing an eBook Distributor for your Publishing Needs


This factor will help you to cut down your time on contracting new markets, quality assurance, and pricing discrepancies if any. eBook distribution is an ever evolving and complex topic in today’s publishing landscape.

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MagniX moves electric aircraft engine production to new 40K square-foot headquarters north of Seattle


Eviation is hiring mechanics , engineers and quality assurance and project managers. Roei Ganzarski, CEO of MagniX and chairman of Eviation. MagniX Photo).

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.

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.”

Minimizing Agent Attrition with Spearline


Terrible audio quality is something that businesses constantly fail to notice as a threat to the company. Most businesses may not realize that customers are dissatisfied with the company, caused by terrible audio quality calls.

Improving your Customer Experience with Spearline


The last thing they want to experience is connectivity or audio quality problems with the phone call itself before they even get as far as having a conversation. Both your customers and your business are greatly impacted over a simple issue like call quality.

Understanding Latency Testing


Nowadays there is a high standard expected regarding the quality of phone calls and the expereince they provide. Spearline provides quality assurance tools for business communication services, allowing you to proactively manage your inbound and outbound voice, SMS and Fax services.

5 of the best online learning platforms to kickstart your career

Mashable VR

In the past few years, technological advancements and high demand for accessible, low-cost education have led to ridiculous growth in the online learning sector. And, while the coronavirus pandemic didn't launch the online learning boom, it sure didn't hurt its case.

The Easiest Way to Learn Ethical Hacking


Gaining the trust of stakeholders, like investors, management/legal, quality assurance testers, customers, etc. Development and Quality Assurance. Ethical hacking and quality assurance have overlaps in the context of understanding systems and ensuring that they work as intended from the perspective of the creator and the end-user. Information Technology Blog - - The Easiest Way to Learn Ethical Hacking - Information Technology Blog. What is Hacking?

Why Regression Testing Matters


Our mission to our customers is simple: Allow teams -- whether it’s development, security, performance, and/or quality assurance -- to focus on what’s most strategic to them, allowing autonomous testing to take care of the rest.

Salesforce cuts 1k jobs, including some at Tableau, vows to keep hiring while ‘reshaping’ company


Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky, left, and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, right, at the Tableau Conference in Las Vegas in 2019. GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop).

Return on investment for unified communications

Spearline Testing

Proactive identification of technical issues has led to improved service quality and reliability, and to considerable cost savings for UC providers around the world. The ROI achieved by these organizations highlights the value of a strong quality assurance program.