Graceful Degradation: Failing with Style

Samer Naqvi

Global Logic

“Failure is a part of the process. You just learn to pick yourself back up.” ― Michelle Obama We do a lot to reduce the chance that our application is down, forgetting that it will eventually happen. We should be focusing on not reducing the risk of failure, but reducing its impact – this is widely known as Graceful Degradation. Adopting a Graceful Degradation strategy suggests that it is possible to provide the service for your customers even if certain parts of your application do not behave as expected. Failure should not be an exception in software, it should be…....

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I am a Test Architect with over 16 years of work experience in QA. Currently I am working as a Practice Lead for a customer via Global Logic. My aim is to continuously develop and enable teams with best practices and industry standards on latest tools, basically helping people test better. I specialise in helping enterprises optimise their QA strategies to make testing a value-add, not a liability.

I am a very passionate Women in Tech advocate and have spoken in many college/organisations and conferences to bring awareness and encourage the next generation of girls to embrace technology.

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