Functionize.com https://www.functionize.com Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:19:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://www.functionize.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/funcitonize_fav.png Functionize.com https://www.functionize.com 32 32 AI Software Testing: Machine Learning https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-software-testing-machine-learning/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-software-testing-machine-learning/#respond Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:18:05 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2295 Part Two of a Three-Part Series Machine Learning lets testing software extract important features from fuzzy and fast-changing information — exploiting a basic understanding that “everything is data”. Machine learning is at the leading edge of much of today’s most exciting research in AI, data mining, optimization, speech processing, and related fields. And it’s a […]

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QA with Zero Engineers Required https://www.functionize.com/blog/qa-with-zero-engineers-required/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/qa-with-zero-engineers-required/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:31:43 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2280 SyTrue is a high-tech company specializing in Natural Language Processing (NLP) to abstract vast amounts of unstructured data from medical records for downstream communications and analysis. Having processed over a billion medical records, in multiple formats, SyTrue works with some of the largest healthcare providers and payers in the United States, such as  Humana, Change […]

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AI Software Testing: Making QA ‘Smarter’ https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-software-testing-making-qa-smarter/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-software-testing-making-qa-smarter/#respond Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:40:20 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2258 Part One of a Three-Part Series No sci-fi required — Artificial Intelligence — Machine Learning, Machine Vision, and related technologies — can dramatically improve your QA and software testing _today_. (But here’s the catch: reality is both more powerful and way less sexy, than you might think.) Recent blogs and articles — some causing buzz […]

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Testing Automation for Infotainment Systems https://www.functionize.com/blog/testing-automation-for-infotainment-systems/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/testing-automation-for-infotainment-systems/#respond Sat, 11 Aug 2018 16:03:24 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2254 Automotive equipment manufacturers continue to face the challenge of providing in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems that delight their customers. Automobile occupants expect to interact with new infotainment systems that are intuitive, powerful and exhibit high quality. For a new IVI system to be viable in the marketplace, it must easily integrate with mobile device features and […]

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Top 4 Benefits of Smoke Testing, and How to Automate https://www.functionize.com/blog/top-4-benefits-of-smoke-testing-and-how-to-automate/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/top-4-benefits-of-smoke-testing-and-how-to-automate/#respond Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:16:25 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2243 Smoke testing is a preliminary level of testing that ensures all basic components of an application are functioning properly. A smoke test does not penetrate into details of the app, but only tests major functions. The phrase “smoke test” originally came from testing hardware, in which engineers performed quick initial tests to confirm basic, safe […]

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Marlabs and Functionize Partner Together to Transform Software Testing https://www.functionize.com/blog/marlabs-and-functionize-partner-together-to-transform-software-testing/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/marlabs-and-functionize-partner-together-to-transform-software-testing/#respond Tue, 07 Aug 2018 23:01:34 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2231 PRESS RELEASE Bangalore, India, and Piscataway, NJ, — August 7, 2018 — Marlabs Inc., an award-winning digital solutions provider that enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation journey, announced today their partnership with Functionize, the creator of the first autonomous cloud-based testing platform that incorporates AI and machine learning technologies to automate the painstaking software […]

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Why Test Automation is Essential for CI/CD https://www.functionize.com/blog/why-test-automation-is-essential-for-ci-cd/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/why-test-automation-is-essential-for-ci-cd/#respond Mon, 06 Aug 2018 17:02:11 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2205 Ask virtually any DevOps expert what is the essence of a Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, and they are likely to focus on integration frameworks, code repository management, and CI servers. Unlikely to be on that list is any mention of test automation, which is a bit puzzling—given the steady increase in software […]

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What is Canary Testing and Dark Launching? https://www.functionize.com/blog/what-is-canary-testing-and-dark-launching/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/what-is-canary-testing-and-dark-launching/#respond Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:32:50 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2182 As applications grow more complex, companies have moved away from the traditional approach where new features are launched on a red-letter day to great fanfare. Nowadays it’s more common to release features incrementally, both to test how users react to them and to test how they perform in the technical sense. Two approaches are widely […]

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How to Deal with the Challenges of Cross-Browser Testing https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-to-deal-with-the-challenges-of-cross-browser-testing/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-to-deal-with-the-challenges-of-cross-browser-testing/#respond Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:18:14 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2177 Cross-browser testing is poorly understood by too many developers, testers, and managers. If you’re a QA manager, it’s understandable if you have the urge to emit a primal scream at the mere mention of it. Also known as browser compatibility testing, this type of testing can be quite frustrating for your developers, a monotonous tedium […]

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Challenges and Benefits of Automating Testing for Microservices | Part 2 https://www.functionize.com/blog/challenges-benefits-automating-testing-microservices/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/challenges-benefits-automating-testing-microservices/#respond Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:50:06 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2175 In the first part of this blog, I gave you an overview of how the microservices architecture differs from the classic monolithic software architecture and we explored why microservices are so hard to test using traditional testing methodologies. I gave 5 tips for how you might approach your test planning and briefly touched on serverless […]

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