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What is End-to-End Testing? This is a harder question to answer than you might think, because different QA roles can refer to very different testing approaches as “end-to-end.” Often, more technical...
Super Bowl LII –  the day the TV went dark. It was the moment they’d been waiting for- the Super Bowl was finally here. NBC had captured the attention of over 103.4 million viewers, and for a brief...
Entering the field of technology is a competitive feat that can be even more daunting when you’re a minority player. That’s exactly why Girl Develop It was founded. Started by two women in New York...
February is usually right around the time when most people start giving up on all of those New Year’s Resolutions they made January 1st. But if your resolution was to hone your testing skills this...
Banks and financial institutions are often on the cutting edge of technology. With banks, financial institutions, and fintech companies across the European Union in the process of implementing the...
Over the past few months, we’ve been considering #WhyTestingMatters. First, we looked at real-world examples of when one silly, seemingly harmless bug wreaked havoc on companies and their customers....
Are you one of the 81% of companies employing (or looking to employ) an agile software development process? One of the hallmark characteristics of agile development process is a short development...
Emerging from the days of video rentals and cable came a new way to digest as many movies and television shows as we want, when we want — Netflix. There’s no doubt that the binge-watching business is...
What are microservices? To understand microservices architecture, you first need to zoom in and understand a single microservice. A microservice can be defined as an independently deployable service...
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work with us? Recently, our Director of Saas Operations, Martin Loewinger, took over our Instagram account to show our followers what an average day on our...
SmartBear knows that developing APIs that consumers love is a tricky process. As more organizations and development teams are building and leveraging APIs, there’s an increased focus on integrating...
High quality applications, on schedule, under budget, and error free. This is the ideal scenario for developers, testing and operation teams. But this is becoming increasingly difficult as...
In one test flight, the hydraulic system of the V-22 Osprey helicopter failed just as the pilot was tilting the wing to land. A previously undiscovered error in the aircraft’s control software caused...
It’s no doubt that user experience can make or break your business. It’s also no mystery that APIs help drive continuous innovation in both mobile and web digital assets to help you create a seamless...
SmartBear is delighted to announce the partnership with itsbusiness AG as value-added service provider. itsbusiness AG has a strong position in the Swiss testing market and both companies are...
Everyone wants to feel confident their application is bug-free before the next release. Software that is bug-free means happy customers and a de-stressed development team.  However, as the technology...
In one of the largest data breaches ever, Heartland Payment Systems fell victim to a malware infection that cost an estimated 100 million dollars. Investigators identified that problems with software...
As 2018 rolls in, we are seeing governments around the world mulling increased regulation in the financial space. European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of this with the second payments...
Happy New Year! Now that 2017 has come to a close, we wanted to take a moment and look back on a wonderful year. From product releases, to SmartBear Academy classes, to attending conferences (and...
Since 2012, 783,000 medical devices have been recalled due to software issues. As medical equipment becomes more innovative, connected, and software based, they also become vulnerable to new security...
In our previous post, we described a way to automatically isolate given time series values related to trends and seasonality from the remainder. The remainder component is crucial to detect anomalies...
The Toyota Production System, a world-renowned production system is based on the "complete elimination of all waste". The "Toyota Way", grounded on continuous improvement dates to the 1860s. The methodology is widely proven to be successful yet there are still industries within and tan...
’Tis the season! This month, over 100 SmartBear employees in Somerville once again took part in the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps “Winter Wish” gift donation drive. The RFK Action Corps...
Being part of a sales organization is very different from the world of support, where I first got my feet wet in the world of software quality. Here are some of the lessons I’ve learned about...
64 Billion Gigabytes of data were stored this year by the U.S. economy alone. As we evolve to continuously rely on our digital environment, our digital footprint will continue to grow. This...
Earlier this month, I escaped the blustery New England Winter weather to attend the 2017 American Aerospace & Defense Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona. I was joined there by fellow SmartBears Justin...
Last week I had the honor and privilege of addressing the STC 2017 conference in Bangalore India. STC is the pre-eminent trade show in India for software testing practitioners, drawing delegates from...
While having a reliable monitoring solution for your application is important, being able to parametrize and configure thresholds and alerting is even more critical. No matter what kind of market your business is in, your web applications have seasonal patterns. For example, the loa...
SmartBear recently asked you to consider “Why Testing Matters”. From Apple’s iOS11 autocorrect failure to a revealing Facebook bug, there are plenty of everyday examples that pop-up to prove why...
Testing tools come in a variety of different forms, which can make deciding on new tools for your team daunting. There are many different things to consider, not the least of which being whether to...
It is a widely accepted notion that collaboration benefits an organization. Based on past research by MIT and Capgemini Consulting, collaborative learning, coupled with an engaged and empowered...
SmartBear has a vibrant Community dedicated to knowledge share between SmartBear users. Here you can get advice from the community leaders, grow your expertise, talk with peers, submit feature...
What’s the Buzz Around “Agile?” If you’ve set foot into the world of software you’ve probably heard the word “Agile” more times than you can count. You may have heard this word associated with...
  Whether you work in Software Testing, DevOps, Engineering, IT, or any other technological role, there were probably a few universal requirements for obtaining your hard-earned Computer Science...
Software development models have been talked about a lot recently, especially with the emerging popularity of DevOps and CI/CD, but Agile remains the most widely used model according to our 2017...
Next week, from December 7th through the 8th, SmartBear will be headed to Bangalore, India, to attend STC 2017!  Organized by Quality Assurance International (QAI), the Software Testing Conferences...
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work here at SmartBear? Recently, our Transactional Account Manager, Kelsey Duryea, took over our Instagram account to show our followers what an...
This month we hosted a Chili Cook-Off at our HQ in Somerville as a fundraiser for the Greater Boston Food Bank’s annual Holiday Meal Drive.  With 15 chili chefs there was more than a few varieties to...
Are you trying to launch a new API product? You may have finished writing the code, but there’s still plenty to do to ensure its adopted. Join us in Somerville, MA or on Facebook Live on December 5th...
AWS re:Invent is one of the largest cloud computing conferences in the world, bringing more than 40,000 developers, system administrators, architects, and technical leaders together to hear the...