Guide to User Acceptance Testing. Scope

User Acceptance Testing The ultimate guide Scope Initially, you need to determine the scope of your UAT testing through three stages. Determine timescales Whilst implemented at the end of projects; it is advisable to start early and engage with all teams involved to ensure UAT is on the radar and considered in their planning. Often, […]

Guide to UAT Overview

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User Acceptance Testing The ultimate guide Overview An introduction to UAT User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is inevitably near the end of any software change cycle, and it performs a number of key objectives in the overall software quality process. It serves to ensure that the software is usable, safe, understood, and meets the objectives laid […]

5 steps to UAT Nirvana 

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5 steps to UAT Nirvana What is UAT nirvana? A bliss-like state where user acceptance testing is carried out effortlessly by engaged business users, helping to make software release-ready and lowering the overall risk to an enterprise.​ This article is based on a webinar with the same name. You can watch the webinar in full here (watch time 25 […]

UAT is NASTY. Here’s how to make it NICE 

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UAT is NASTY. Here’s how to make it NICE Quick – think about UAT. Or, if you manage the people who do your organization’s UAT, ask them to think about it quickly. What expressions did they (or you) pull? We’re willing to bet it wasn’t a warm smile, full of fond memories of smoothly run […]

Software Quality: Why the last test matters the most

Software Quality : Why the last test matters the most No-one want to be associated with a failure. In business, a close association with a major IT project that fails can mean you’ll be looking for a new job. ‘Testing’ I hear you say is how we prevent such failures but for me, testing covers […]

You know your UAT sucks

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You know your UAT sucks. Here’s what you can do about it. Not every IT leader is familiar with the intricacies of their organization’s testing procedures. But then again, you’re not every IT leader. Because you understand the importance of testing the software that you organization relies upon, you’ve taken it upon yourself to know […]

A new kind of speed test: how UAT can make or break agility

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A new kind of speed test: how UAT can make or break agility Things aren’t like they used to be, are they? It feels like the last 5-10 years have been especially full of turmoil across the globe. Geopolitical tensions, a pandemic, a new war in Europe, and myriad factors have all made the world […]

How UAT puts the great in your integration strategy

How UAT puts the great in your integration strategy Hands up who’s had integrations on their minds this year? As cloud ERP becomes more mainstream, and the number of essential applications that your business users rely on to get their jobs done grows, third-party integrations are rising up the agenda. Since the world of integrations […]

Should you be paying more attention to the risks of bad UAT?  

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Should you be paying more attention to the risks of bad UAT? When you think of risk, what comes to mind first? If it’s the popular board game (or any one of its themed variants) then you get bonus nerd points, but in a professional capacity it’s likely that either security threats or business continuity […]

Halve your testing costs by fixing user acceptance testing (UAT) 

Halve your testing costs by fixing user acceptance testing (UAT) All indications are pointing to a recession looming. Again. We all know what that means: time to look for cost savings, wherever we can. The leaner you can operate, the better chance you have of preserving initiatives that are crucial to the success of the […]