A closer look at parallel execution, which enables modern QA teams to speed up the testing process and improve efficiency.
A deep dive into smoke vs. regression testing, including common myths, basic functions, when, and how to use each for optimal software testing.
Learn why shorter tests are considered a software testing best practice, for faster, more resilient, and reusable test cases which positively impact your overall testing strategy.
Learn how implementing modern testing strategies and AI-powered tools can help teams prevent DevOps overcommitment.
Understanding the seven principles of software testing help testers become more focused and enhance overall testing strategies.
See our favorite books for software quality leaders focused on testing strategies to organization-wide quality initiatives.
While software testing requires an investment, the approach you choose can positively affect your company’s growth and revenue in a variety of ways.
Learn how low-code platforms help companies reduce dependency on skilled developers, break-down organizational silos, and accelerate innovation.
Integrate Functionize with your CI/CD so you can run tests with your build process. Here are the popular tools that customers commonly integrate with Functionize.
Technology leaders should encourage their teams to build testing roadmaps. In this post, we explain what needs to include in software testing roadmaps.
Leading a successful QA team will help you build a culture of quality. If you help the team members feel wanted and valued, they will help you deliver success.
There is a myth that testers can and should only focus on testing. But that overlooks the high-level skills they bring that can transform your whole team.
Functionize believes every day should be Earth Day. Protect our planet with environmentally friendly testing practices. Learn about how Functionize tests green.
Modern applications need scalable test automation. Strategies such as using a test cloud, driving down test debt and intelligent test automation will help scale your automation practice and drive efficiencies.
Test orchestrations are necessary for modern teams who want to test faster. See how Functionize orchestrations help you plan your tests in bulk.
Cloud testing reduces DevOps infrastructure overheads by saving time spent, eliminating fixed costs and servicing CI/CD needs for modern applications.
Test management is crucial for test automation. This guide will help you build up automation quickly and maximize visibility into your testing process.
Use Functionize’s Software Testing Maturity Model to assess the maturity of your testing ecosystem. If you are developing modern applications, is your testing up to the task?
Software development teams are managing many moving pieces to meet the needs of rapid development of modern applications. Here are 4 common pitfalls that cause software projects to stall or fail.
End-to-end (E2E) testing is more critical than ever before. The large number of moving parts in modern enterprise applications needs modern E2E testing approaches.
Labor shortages around the world are driving companies to adopt different automation technologies, but does automation really solve the problem?
Contrary to popular belief, automation can slow down software testing. The key to test faster and increase coverage is to eliminate test debt.
Functionize offers multiple ways to run a test including Live Execution, Live Debug, and Headless Run. Learn which is best suited for your everyday needs.
Automation is intended to cut manual effort of testing, but that’s not always the case. See how automated tests can lead to counterproductive results.
Functionize 5.1 takes the intelligent testing platform to a whole new level with dramatic upgrades to the most used areas of the platform. We drastically improved the experience for editing tests and now give you more options to customize tests.
An interview showcasing the unique advantages of Functionize to prospective clients. Covers real-life use cases and practical problems that Functionize solves.
A detailed look at how different software testing tools use AI to enhance testing, including visual testing, unit testing, quality optimization, and performance testing.
Selecting the best test automation tool for your project requirements is a huge challenge. Here are five things to consider to help you choose the right one.
Lack of synergy between developers and testers can be detrimental to any development project. Similarly, lack of synergy between project management and test automation tools can add needless hurdles to important workflows.
A look into the disproportionate advancements in DevOps technologies vs. software testing tools, and how a modern testing solution like Functionize can bridge that gap using AI and ML.
Understand the factors that make scripted test automation slow, and how modern platforms like Functionize prevent testing teams from falling into costly maintenance cycles.
Every application needs localization to maximize their return on investment in new markets. Functionize’s data-driven localization testing can help you do this effectively.
Canary testing lets you validate a new feature by testing it in your live environment. This can show up server-related issues that are missed in testing.
Data-driven testing is increasingly common in test automation. Here, we explore some common scenarios for DDT and explain the impact it has on your testing.
Dark launching means silently launching a new feature. This lets you test the feature with a small subset of users before releasing it widely.
People can access your website from any browser, so it’s critical to do cross-browser testing. Here’s an in-depth look at what it means and how to automate it.
Functionize is a world-leading AI-powered test automation platform. But this is only possible because we collect a vast volume of data. Read on to learn why.
Test debt comes in various forms, but by far the most important one to solve is test maintenance debt. Functionize’s philosophy is that test maintenance shouldn’t really exist.
Software developers can rely on sophisticated tools and methodologies that help them be more productive. But QA is lagging behind and it really shows.
People often believe the most important thing in test automation is creating as many tests as possible. But as we show, this can have unexpected consequences.
AI is here to stay, but should you build your own solution or buy one off the shelf? Here, we look at the pros and cons of building your own AI testing tool
AI lets us deliver the most reliable test automation platform out there. But as we explain, this is only possible because our system learns by making mistakes.
Both Xray and Functionize are designed for modern software development and they also work seamlessly together. Taken together, this will help you speed up testing and delivery.
80 years ago, people were discussing AI, yet it only became reality in the past few years. This was mainly thanks to the power of the cloud as we shall see.
Cloud computing has become ubiquitous in the last decade. But what actually is it, and why is it so transformative? Read on to find out.
History is littered with catastrophic software failures. Often they happened because of poor testing and QA. Learn how bad it can get when your QA fails.
CTOs have a hard job delivering digital transformation. Often, test debt is the blocker. Learn how AI cuts test debt to deliver faster digital transformation.
Jira is great at issue tracking but is it all you need for test management? Here, we show why you need to look beyond Jira for a complete test solution.
QA managers have a tough job. Here, we explain how using an AI-powered test automation tool can transform things for the better.
End-to-end testing is a must for modern applications. Here, we explain why this requires you to create e2e testing tool stacks to achieve the best results.
Automated regression testing verifies that known bugs haven't recurred. Here, we see why it is so hard to get it right and show how Functionize helps.
Testing involves following a set of steps to get a result. But you must understand the intent behind the test. Here, we explain why this is also true for AI.
AI test automation can transform testing for your company. But you might feel worried about your career. Here, we show why you needn’t stress about it.
Serverless computing helps you deliver applications without a conventional backend. But how do your DevOps team test them and ensure they keep working?
Agile allows you to deliver new features faster and more efficiently. Here, we show you how to upgrade your QA to deliver agile test automation.
Selenium remains popular for test automation. However, it hasn’t kept up with modern software development. Here, we give 3 reasons to switch to Functionize.
As a DevOps engineer, you have a tough job ensuring everything works. Here, we see how cloud-first testing can help you save time and avoid nasty surprises.
You want the fastest, smoothest GTM for your new product. But shipping a buggy product isn’t an option. So, you need a cloud-first testing methodology.
Machine learning and AI have made quality assurance more sophisticated. QA leaders need to know what to prioritize and how to empower their teams.
Functionize integrates with a multitude of DevOps tools. This enables organizations to leverage the best DevOps practices and release faster.
Testing is and always will be a highly skilled job. But as we move to a world dominated by AI-powered testing, how do these skills need to change and evolve?
Functionize 5.0 is here! This release brings new features to boost DevOps productivity and overall performance. It also enables new integrations, such as Jira.
Automation and machine learning have made shift-left testing easier. But which adds more value, unit testing or end-to-end testing? Read on to find out more.
DevOps is a critical part of modern software delivery. But how can AI-powered testing help your DevOps engineers deliver the best service possible?
Test debt is a real problem for most QA teams. It eats your capacity and results in less and less productive testing being done as I explain here
Transitioning to a new test framework is a big step for any team. Here, we give you the knowledge you need to successfully transition to AI-powered testing.
Modern web applications need a different approach to testing. Here, we see how AI-powered solutions increase the number and type of tests you can automate.
Test engineers focus so much time on test scripts that they often lose sight of the main goal of quality. In this blog, we explore why this is the case.
Selenium helped me and my team for years. But now my team has moved on from Selenium and adopted Functionize instead.
Data-driven testing simplifies the test process by splitting test logic and test data into separate files. Learn how Functionize enables data-driven testing.
Test automation is a no-brainer for Agile development and CI/CD. But there’s a paradox. The more tests you automate, the less time you have to automate more.
Test teams often follow the mantra if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Here, we show why this is a fallacy and see how to improve your test automation strategy.
In the final blog in this series on learning to use Functionize, I look at how I can debug and edit my tests while they are running live
Do you rely on Salesforce for your back office? Here, we explain how Functionize makes Salesforce testing straightforward for your whole team.
This is the third part of my blog series exploring Functionize as a new user. Here, I look at the tricky subject of test health and test maintenance.
Luddites tried to derail the industrial revolution because they distrusted technology. Here, we see how this distrust can derail your digital transformation.
Functionize’s AI-powered suite of products makes it the modern test automation solution for TestRail. Learn how testers can rapidly increase their automation coverage, save precious time from test maintenance, and scale their tests in the cloud using Functionize.
Functionize 4.2 is our biggest release yet. Read about all the new features we added to simplify and streamline your automated tests.
The Functionize testing manifesto set out our motivations for revolutionizing test automation. Now we are proud to publish a new version.
Look at any marketing website today and you find dozens of embedded forms and CTAs. But how do you know your CRM integrations are working?
Applications like AI platforms are considered to be complex web applications, so it is no surprise that testing them is a real challenge.
Automated tests have to run somewhere. Often that means old servers rejected by your dev team. But how green is that, and can you do better?
Digital Experience Monitoring focused on metrics like availability and backend performance. But do they guarantee your customers' constant positive experience?
Learn how Functionize Architect makes it really easy for you to create automated tests. An essential step towards continuous quality.
Learn the difference between progression testing and regression testing. And see how easy it is to automate progression testing with Functionize.
The software market is highly competitive, so you need any edge you can get. QA productivity may be a blocker. We show you how AI improves it.
It’s critical to conduct cross-browser testing. Here’s an in-depth look at why and how to do cross=browser testing.
Ops testing (sometimes called QA Ops) is the logical next step, combining shift right with DevOps to provide real-time deployment and testing.
One of the drivers of AI test automation its transformation of Salesforce testing. Modern advances in AI/ML have made it easier to automate Salesforce tests.
Testers like to argue about which is easier, API testing vs. UI testing. Here we separate fact from fiction.
Check out the article to find out the core differences between shifting left vs. shifting right and decide which direction is right for your company.
Software testing can be stressful and thankless. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s a good time to recall why we fell in love with testing and to find that love again