Comparing Open Source Agile Project Management Tools Comparing Open Source Agile Project Management Tools There are many project management tools designed to support Agile methodologies such as Scrum and eXtreme Programming (XP), including several open source options. This article compares the most compelling open source options on the following criteria: Feature setUsabilityViabilitySuitability for large projects and products Background Open Atrium Open Atrium is an intranet in a box that has group spaces to allow different teams to have their own conversations and collaboration. Open Atrium 2.x for Drupal 7 A new architecture for Drupal 7 that is built upon Panopoly and intended as an extensible collaboration framework. Adds the ability to have private "sections" within a collaboration space with granular access control. Drag/drop layout control with dozens of widgets that can be placed on dashboards and landing pages.
Characteristics of an Ace Test Automation Suite “In some situations, the most important objective of testing is to find as many important bugs as possible. In other situations, finding bugs is not important at all. In yet other situations, bug-finding is only one of a number of important objectives. SmartQ: Visual Project-Management That Conforms to You When it comes to project management, most web apps offer the same basic features: a group of to-do lists, some kind of messaging board, a few gigs of file storage, shared document-editing, a calendar of some sort, and if you’re lucky, a set of reports. But what most don’t offer is the ability to develop a project-management workflow that conforms to the way your team already works, and without this customization, you lose precious time trying to get everybody up to speed on the new way of doing things. In my experience, that ramp-up time usually results in project members abandoning the app and reverting to project management by email. Enter SmartQ.
Test Automation – At Home in an Agile Environment This Image is available courtesy of maisasolutions.com “A ‘passing’ test doesn’t mean ‘no problem.’ It means no problem ‘observed’. This time. With these inputs. So far. Ensuring Success of Automated Software Testing Have repetitive manual tasks escalated your budget and deadlines? Automated testing is solution. It is about executing repetitive test cases using software tools. It requires combination of manual and automated testing to clear the bugs.
Burgeoning Demand for Mobile Apps Statistics is showing great demand for mobile test automation. As per the estimates of International Telecommunication Union, about 6.8 billion people have mobile subscription. This is an astonishing figure as it is 96% of the world population. An article recently published in Business Insider states 22% of the global population owns a smartphone. Demand for mobile apps is also burgeoning with the increase in the number of mobile phones. 9 Enterprise App Ideas Which Can Improve your Business Gartner predicts that by the end of the year 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT organizations’ capacity to deliver them. With the increase in the demand and sale of mobile phones, the demand for enterprise apps which match the high performance and usability of consumer apps is only going to increase. Gone are the days when the office workstation was the only device which the knowledge workers used to use. Today, on an average, a knowledge worker uses at least three different devices and with the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT), very soon it is going to increase to five or six devices. The number of devices managed in the enterprise increased 72% from 2014 to 2015 (Source). Organizations are realizing the importance of offering the employees the option to select the device and apps of their choice to complete a particular task.
Mind Mapping Software Key Features: Easy-to-use with MS Office Interface Templates, Examples and Video Tutorials Award Winning MS Office Integration Optimized for Project Planning Built-in Gantt Chart and Timeline Collaboration Options PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Mind Mapping Software for Productivity Why should I pay for mind mapping software? It’s simple – you get what you pay for! MindView has the industry’s best Microsoft Office integration available for mind mapping software.
Emerging Trends In Software Testing To Look For Competitive pressure and constant evolution keep improving the standards of quality assurance. Here are a few emerging trends in software testing to look for. Test Automation: Test automation is a big factor in improving efficiency of software. It may not completely replace the agility and creativity of manual testing, but it is certainly a quick way to cover bases throughout various phases of development. The Business Considerations Behind Your Web Technology Choice Business Considerations Behind Your Web Technology Choice “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other.”
Creating Effective Bugs By – Shraddha Pande A skilled QA tester knows that the most important part of the role is perhaps the ability to create effective bugs. A bug is not useful to the testing process if it is not reproducible and properly documented. Developers rely on clear and understandable bug reports to pinpoint what needs to be fixed.Thus, it is critical that these reports and the identified bugs capture all of the necessary data and criteria. An effective bug must have these qualities: Creative effective Bugs
The Economic Argument For Test Automation “If you automate a mess, you get an automated mess.” (Rod Michael) Virtually all software development projects today contain an element of test automation. If an initiative is not already underway chances are there is one under consideration. The software engineering groups are generally convinced of the benefits – greater test coverage achieved faster being the most apparent.