IBM i Data Validation – find out what is really going on under the covers

IBM i applications are rich in database activity and much of that processing is performed by APIs or batch processes that do not have any form of user interface. Given the damage that a poorly written program can inflict on this key corporate asset, validating that every database activity is correct is difficult and IBM […]

IBM i test data management challenges and how to solve them. No. 2 Data Confidentiality

https://youtu.be/BU6hvlJNXBs The key challenges comprise four elements: Test Data Data Confidentiality Data Reuse Validation You may now have an extract of live data, however, if you use it you run a great risk of a data breach and severe penalties.  It can also be difficult to mask test data without destroying its usefulness. Thankfully we have […]

IBM i test data management challenges and how to solve them. No. 1 Test Data

The key challenges comprise four elements: Test Data Data Confidentiality Data Reuse Validation Take test data. A copy of the live database is unwieldy, slowing testing, and making validation almost impossible. The ideal test database contains a representative cross-section of the data which maintains referential integrity. If this can be achieved, many more test environments […]

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IBM i Brain Drain

Is the IBM i Brain Drain driving you down the road to modernisation? The IBM i (historically the iSeries and AS/400) is still one of the most widely found platforms around the world, especially in highly regulated or risk averse organisations where its reputation for reliability and security are import values. It has not often […]

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 […]

Achieving faster test automation over web and green screen

See in 3 minutes how easy it is to perform a multiple UI automated test. Leave traditional automation in the dust by ensuring that everything is as it should be, not just individual items. That’s right. You will automatically capture every label and field off every screen during a test including sub-files and pop-up windows. […]

Superman’s heat vision for IBM i.

Like Superman’s heat vision, Burn away the impacts of a test run. Reset the data before it corrupts future test results. Flung from the planet Krypton just before it was destroyed, Superman landed in the mid-west of the USA and quickly learned to grow into his superpowers. With its US headquarters in Chicago, Original Software […]

Wonder Woman and IBM i

Wonder Woman. Born to fight battles in the world of regression testing with the IBMi. Make tomorrow a better world to live in. Wonder Women, princess of the Amazon, came into existence during the time of a great war. So TestBench was born, to fight battles in the world of regression testing with the IBM […]

Scarlet Witch and IBM i. You may not possess chaos magic yourself

You may not possess chaos magic yourself But you can use it to help with your GDPR & HIPA compliance. The Scarlet Witch was kidnapped and used as a subject of genetic experimentation by the High Evolutionary. This left her a powerful sorceress with abilities to alter the world in many ways. Luckily, you can […]