Application Lifecycle Management

From the Mind of David Corbin

January 8, 2018

PowerShell, TFS/VSTS Build and Release – There is more than meets the eye

Recently I was involved in an effort to create automated builds and releases using the capabilities of Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server [TFS] and Visual Studio Team […]
December 23, 2017

Hierarchical Testing – The Evolution of the Test Plan

In the beginning there was the computer and all of the programs ran there. The source code simply appeared, was compiled, and executed. Nobody was really […]
December 23, 2017

The discussion of complex increases in complexity….

Back in October, I wrote Is Your Software Complex.  This has prompted a number of discussions in multiple venues, so it seems a good idea to […]
November 25, 2017

Hierarchical Testing – When Can I Test It?

Continuing the series The Many Facets of Software Testing – A Hierarchical Approach, it is time to examine the second domain of a testing matrix – the […]
November 17, 2017

Quality Software – We know we want it! But what is it????

During the heyday of computer conferences in the early 1990’s I was invited to fill an empty chair during a panel discussion on the trade floor. […]
November 3, 2017

Why you should embrace Impediments!

Nearly everyone considers impediments to be a “bad thing”….but let’s take a quick look at the definition: a hindrance or obstruction in doing something something that interferes […]
October 31, 2017

Is your Software Complex?

Many people claim that the software they are writing is “Complex”. For over 20 years, Ralph Stacy has been writing on the subject of complexity; a […]
September 6, 2017

Hierarchical Testing – What are you Testing? and Why?

In the previous post we started to identify different dimensions for testing. Here we will be focusing on the Domain Axis. There are many different domains that […]
June 10, 2017

The Many Facets of Software Testing – A Hierarchical Approach

Do a quick search on “Software Testing” and you will receive a vast number of results. The majority of these focus on a single approach to […]
August 31, 2017

Automated User Acceptance Testing – An Oxymoron?

Recently the have been a number of well written articles that reference UAT [User Acceptance Testing] and automation of such tests. These have often resulted in […]

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