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Test Maintenance needn’t be hard

Keeping your scripts current without wasting time   Test maintenance is essential. At Functionize we make it much easier Here at Functionize we leverage AI to help you reduce the time needed for test maintenance. From Self-Healing Tests to Root Cause Analysis, our...

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The Role of a QA Manager in Software Testing

The Role of a QA Manager in Software Testing In addition to the core job, a QA manager can add value by finding new solutions that drive greater business ROI. This means venturing beyond methods and tools from years ago. Beyond technical development, test leads and QA...

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7 Reasons Why Agile fails

7 Reasons Why Agile fails It’s not difficult to recognize the signs of an agile approach headed towards failure. Here, we examine a number of the indications that your team is doing agile incorrectly. We also present a strong remedy for each of the problems. Finally,...

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AI in society – the good, the bad and the ugly

Avoiding unintended consequences   How AI and automation will change the way we live Artificial Intelligence is a true game changing technology. In time it may prove as disruptive as steam power, mains electricity and pervasive computing were. But do we really...

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Webinar: Advanced Anomaly Detection in Canary Testing

STP Software Test Professionals Webinar Advanced Anomaly Detection in Canary Testing November 28th, 2018 Noon Eastern Here at Functionize we have taken the idea of canary testing and have added some of our AI magic to make a system that is both powerful and able to...

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Risk-based Testing — When and How?

Risk-based Testing — When and How? QA as insurance for managing risk Empowering Test Automation This post covers Risk-based Testing in the QA industry. Test management tools help testers prioritize risks and inform business stakeholders on overall testing status....

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AI – artificial, yes, but is it really intelligent?

Have you ever wondered what artificial intelligence really is?  Recently I found a great blog from a Cambridge Professor that addresses AI. Reading it got me thinking. What do we really mean by artificial intelligence in the context of software testing? I thought I’d...

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CLI Test Integration now possible

CLI test integration is now possible!   Works with any OS   Create, run and edit Functionize tests from the command line Functionize's new CLI allows you to create, edit and run our AI tests from the command line. The CLI supports Windows, MacOS and Linux, and you can...

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Autonomous Template Recognition

For the last few months, Functionize have been working with one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. The aim of the collaboration is to apply Functionize’s revolutionary AI-based testing approach to automate the testing of in-vehicle infotainment systems. In...

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Levels of Automation in Testing

Automation, or the process of getting a machine or computer to perform its task(s) without human intervention, has revolutionized the manufacturing industry over the past 50 years. Automated processes control the manufacture of computer chips, pick and place machines...

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Automating IoT Device Testing

In his book The Road Ahead from the late 1990s, Bill Gates famously wrote that “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years, and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.” This has certainly proven to be true in regard to...

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How NLP Will Drive the Future of Software Testing

As Functionize debuts its NLP feature set, it’s important that our readers understand how natural language processing has been changing our world—and how you soon be able to leverage NLP to further improve automated testing of your software applications. In this...

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