Functionize.com https://www.functionize.com Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:38:17 +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 Is QA/Testing Prepared for AI? https://www.functionize.com/blog/is-qa-testing-prepared-for-ai/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/is-qa-testing-prepared-for-ai/#respond Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:25:22 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2490 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 […]

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RPA: Robot Process Automation | How it relates to Intelligent Automation https://www.functionize.com/blog/rpa-robot-process-automation-how-it-relates-to-intelligent-automation/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/rpa-robot-process-automation-how-it-relates-to-intelligent-automation/#respond Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:18:19 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2482 Robotic Process Automation, or RPA, is a new implementation of an old idea. Where you have a simple, highly repetitive business task, RPA allows you to task one or more software bots to do the job instead of a human. The result is increased productivity and significant ROI. This means RPA has become a real […]

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How Functionize Stimulates Developer Driven Testing https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-functionize-stimulates-developer-driven-testing/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-functionize-stimulates-developer-driven-testing/#respond Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:41:05 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2478 Testing is a critical part of the process for any development project. However, there are many different ways you can approach testing. Knowing what’s best for your team comes down to understanding the many different testing options, how they work, and what they’re best suited for. Developer Driven Testing is one of those options. Developer […]

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What is API Testing? https://www.functionize.com/blog/what-is-api-testing/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/what-is-api-testing/#respond Tue, 09 Oct 2018 18:42:16 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2469 As anyone will tell you, APIs are the glue that holds together all modern web and mobile applications. Without APIs, frontend clients wouldn’t be able to communicate with backends and no services could function. The history of APIs is relatively short, really only going back to the days just after the .com bubble. Early pioneers […]

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The Role of the Tester https://www.functionize.com/blog/the-role-of-the-tester/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/the-role-of-the-tester/#respond Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:57:37 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2465 QA staff members are commonly known as testers, but the role of a tester should go beyond the simple notion of verification testing. The primary responsibility—and passion—should be to contribute to the highest quality of the final product. Quality assurance staff are responsible for verifying that a releasable software product achieves a high level of […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Devs and Testers. Is Test Gap Analysis a Solution? https://www.functionize.com/blog/bridging-gap-devs-testers-test-gap-analysis-solution/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/bridging-gap-devs-testers-test-gap-analysis-solution/#respond Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:40:44 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2460 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 […]

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Improving Software Quality https://www.functionize.com/blog/3-ways-artificial-intelligence-is-improving-software-quality/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/3-ways-artificial-intelligence-is-improving-software-quality/#respond Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:09:53 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2427 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 […]

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How you should be Load Testing | Why Real User Sessions are Necessary https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-you-should-be-load-testing-why-real-user-sessions-are-necessary/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/how-you-should-be-load-testing-why-real-user-sessions-are-necessary/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 19:49:44 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2450 Functionize executes fully-formed user interactions at a realistic pace, which can be configured to correspond with action sequences from users in the field. Load testing is done by executing complex, actual-workflow functional tests against your website. High-volume simulations are run from dispersed geographic locations. This makes our solution altogether superior to tools that merely run […]

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SQALogic Partners with Functionize to Ensure an Optimum Testing Solution https://www.functionize.com/blog/sqalogic-partners-functionize-ensure-optimum-testing-solution/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/sqalogic-partners-functionize-ensure-optimum-testing-solution/#respond Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:28:10 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2421 San Francisco, September 25, 2018 — SQALogic Technologies, the leader in end-to-end quality solutions, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Functionize, the first AI cloud-based technology that bundles functional, load and performance testing a single platform. Based in San Francisco, Functionize’s use of artificial intelligence and machine learning transforms QA from a […]

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How AI Enables Teams To “Shift Left” with Software Testing https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-enables-teams-shift-left-software-testing/ https://www.functionize.com/blog/ai-enables-teams-shift-left-software-testing/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:14:13 +0000 https://www.functionize.com/?p=2417 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, […]

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