Guide to exploratory testing

The Complete Exploratory Testing Handbook Download pdf Introduction Anybody who has worked in software for a certain amount of time will have been asked at one point to ‘have a play’ with a new application to ascertain suitability. This form of ‘ad hoc’ testing gave birth to exploratory testing used by teams today. Although the […]

TAU of UAT – Understanding


There can never be a single true knowledge, merely the aggregate of uncountable different viewpoints Knowledge is always partial and affected by the standpoint of the person claiming that knowledge.There can never be a single true knowledge, merely the aggregate of uncountable different viewpoints. Because software is always changing, so knowledge about the system is […]

TAU of UAT – Energy


There is a cosmic vital energy that enables beings to survive and links them to the universe. In this spirit, the universe is in a constant state of change, things are created, they exist and then they are destroyed. The lifeblood, or vital energy, of a UAT project is data which further enables communication & […]

TAU of UAT – Ying/Yang


..seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent Ying/Yang is a concept of dualism, describing how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they may give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another A good example of […]

TAU of UAT – Effortless action


The Tao does not do, but nothing is not done This means living by or going along with the true nature of the world and letting things take their natural course. There are several key areas that the Original Software UAT solution can simplify and ensure the most effortless interaction at the point of the […]

TAU of UAT – Spontaneity


..that which is naturally so! Naturalness or spontaneity as in the phrase ‘that which is naturally so’, meaning the condition that something will be in if it is permitted to exist and develop naturally and without interference or conflict. In UAT this is mainly seen in how the users are interacted with, however it is […]

TAU of UAT – Simplicity


A key concept of TAU is the ‘uncarved block’, it suggests things have their own natural power from their original simplicity. Certainly, the way some UAT projects are conducted suggests overly complex solutions not representing the needs required. When several systems or spreadsheets are used, along with various mechanisms to create and feedback results, users […]

TAU of UAT – Awareness


As with an individual living and cultivating the Tao, for any software project an understanding of the challenges, and specific types of processes required, is imperative before the project starts. The concept of awareness is best described as an awareness of the Tao together with the capabilities that enable a person to follow the Tao. […]

Transform UAT today- see ROI tomorrow

Transform your UAT today. See ROI tomorrow User Acceptance Testing is an essential part of  software delivery. Utilization of appropriate tools and support for UAT can reduce the time and effort by 60% and eliminate defects that would otherwise make it through to production. Original Software provides proven, streamlined User Acceptance and Automated Testing solutions […]

TAU of UAT – Are you getting your UAT efforts in a twist

Is it possible to utilize some of this ancient knowledge to better understand and execute UAT? Tauism, or Taoism, is also known as ‘the way’ or ‘the road’. It is the natural order of the universe. Appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life are the keys to following this path. Is […]