Software Testing News: Latest Software Testing and Tech News 5th – 12th August 2017

Welcome to a new edition of our software , QA and Testing News update news bulletin focusing on the latest software testing news.  This week we feature stories on bug in X-Ray software, AI and impact on Testing and more.


How AI will impact on Software Testingtestplant

Having a smart algorithm can help figure out the pathways to exercise as well as find the maximize number of bugs and problems.

AI is starting to make an impact on Software Testing.  With the rise of tools to help testers and rumours of self-testing software, AI for testing may happen sooner than you might expect. THis interview with John Bates, CEO of the test automation solution provider TestPlant explores those avenues. Read More here


Tricentis Acquires Load Balancer Flood IOTricentis

Flood’s technology frees load testing from resource-intensive performance labs and “shifts it left” with a simplified and highly-scalable approach

Tricentis have just announced that the company has acquired Flood IO,an Australia based flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution. Floos IO’s software allows DevOps teams to test how their applications scale with massive load generated from around the world. Read More here



Health Service Glitch Means 25,000 Re-tests

Because of our over-reliance now on technology it underpins the importance of it being intrinsically safe. And this sytem error clearly identified that

A bug in the Health Service Executive (HSE) X-ray system in Ireland has meant that up to 25,000 tests may have to be done again. The bug  in the HSE Nimis (National Integrated Medical Imaging System) left out the “less than” symbol from a large number of reports when reports were printed. Read More here



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