Dan Gannon, New VP of Global Alliance & Channels, Dives into Functionize

Functionize welcomes Dan Gannon as our new VP of Global Alliance and Channels.  Dan is an experienced technology executive with over 30 years of expertise in enterprise software—having journeyed across a wide variety of software products, solutions, and industry verticals. Since 2006, Dan has been focusing on business development and solutions architecture in the software … Continued

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 article, we look at the challenges of conventional requirements-based testing, recent industry advancements in … Continued

Is QA/Testing Prepared for AI?

For decades Artificial Intelligence has been a dream for researchers and the stuff of dystopian nightmares for the general public. AI has been alternately described as a potential savior of mankind or as the technology that will finally destroy us. When it was released in 1984, The Terminator painted a grim vision of a world … Continued

Bridging the Gap Between Devs and Testers. Is Test Gap Analysis a Solution?

It is a widely held belief that developers and testers get on like chalk and cheese. Developers often look down their noses at testers, viewing them as an inflexible and unhelpful drag on developing new code who fail to provide clear details in their bug tickets. Equally, testers often view developers with irritation for failing … Continued

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Improving Software Quality

Marc Andreessen famously said that software is eating the world. This notion, that every company must become first and foremost a software company, is hardly a radical notion these days. However, even as businesses across industries have invested deeply in their software capabilities, they are now struggling with the complexities of modern software development and … Continued

How AI Enables Teams To “Shift Left” with Software Testing

Software testing is such an integral part of the modern IT industry that sometimes we forget that back in the day, there wasn’t even a specific testing phase of software development. Now, engineers build their entire career on testing software before release, and Quality Assurance has become a key aspect of the development cycle. Consequently, … Continued

Case study: Functionize Eliminates Agvance Test Maintenance with Machine Learning

Background Through their Agvance product line, Software Solutions Integrated, LLC (SSI) has become one of the most well-respected providers of integrated software to retailers in the agriculture sector. Agvance has been developed over a number of years and provides retailers with focused solutions for agronomy, grain management, energy management, and accounting. In early 2017 the … Continued

Functionize joins IDevNews Application Architecture Summit | September 20th

Power of Microservices Develop an Agile & Dynamic App Strategy Attend Online and Learn Application Architecture Summit is a multi-vendor online event where experts explore application platforms, frameworks and tools for low-hassle and light-speed app development, testing, delivery and security. Microservices, APIs, Cloud & Containers Explore these key ingredients to new-gen app architecture. Cross the … Continued

Challenges and Benefits of Automating Testing for Microservices | Part 2

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 … Continued