QASymphony asks: "Can 300 beta sites be wrong?"

QASymphony  today announced it has dug up more than 300 beta sites for its early release of a forthcoming cloud-based QA and software testing management platform called qTest. The beta sites come from Europe, the U.S., and Asia.  

Going to the cloud for testing tools is a growing trend, with IDC listing such attractions as the pay-as-you-go, monthly subscription model, non-intrusive updates, less IT staff to worry about, and...

By Victor Cruz, 10 January 2013, 0 comments. Categories: Cloud, Development Tools, Testing.

A Contest that Tests Crowdsourcing

Is there a fine difference between outsourcing and crowdsourcing?  If you believe what you read in Wikipedia, they say the difference between crowdsourcing and ordinary outsourcing is that “a task or problem is outsourced to an undefined public rather than a specific other body.”

But what if the ‘undefined’ public is actually a well-shaped and defined body? The body can stay anonymous, but its members could share the same baseline skills.

A power in numbers is undeniable. If you...

By Victor Cruz, 12 March 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Testing.

New Tool Documents your Bugs

On Valentine’s Day, a new California-based developer of software testing tools company, called QASymphony (, announced it had gone out of beta with qTrace.

As a software QA tester, most likely your day includes the following activities:

  • find defect
  • retrace your steps
  • take screenshots
  • take notes
  • open a defect tracking tool, and then
  • submit a ticket.

After you review the ticket, you may realize that you missed a few things, and you either have to edit the ticket or repeat the whole process.

Here is where qTrace comes in handy.

Imagine if you...

By Victor Cruz, 27 February 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Testing.