Software is never 100% defect free, so how far should responsible testers go before wading into the murky seas of cost overruns and diminishing returns—and what methods should they use to draw the line? Whether you’re reviewing a book for typos or testing the last batch of code before a launch, getting 100% defect-free is [...]
Everyone fails at one point or another, but what sets the truly great apart is how they learn from it and improve. In the IT world, almost everyone’s dealt with software project failures; but identifying their root causes can be difficult, making improvement impossible—at least until now, that is.
Caught between those who want empowerment and those who want to cut costs, how can middle management avoid getting caught in some nasty crosshairs? Jeff Van Fleet, Lighthouse’s President and CEO, has a few ideas.
In today’s world, software testing is increasingly seen as a commodity. But as companies’ reputations become increasingly dependent on their digital presence, is poor quality really acceptable anymore? And if so, isn’t it worth finding a high-quality outsourcing partner to protect it?
Let’s face it: business applications aren’t getting any less complex, and customers aren’t going to lower their digital expectations any time soon. There’s a new king in the IT world—quality.
Leaders are often fast-paced thinkers, but that can sometimes mean we leave others struggling to keep up. Does active listening hold the key to better leadership? Jeff Van Fleet, Lighthouse’s CEO, thinks so.
If there’s one common concern our clients share, it’s their initial worry that we’re not familiar enough with their customized software systems to test them effectively. That’s why we go to such great lengths to ensure our testers are effortlessly adaptable to all sorts of digital terrain.
Everyone knows that poor software quality can be costly, but quantifying it can be a lot harder. That’s why we built this handy infographic to illustrate (literally) the importance of quality software testing!
It’s a universal truth: work too much and it starts to wear on you. When that happens, a little time away may be just what the doctor—or Lighthouse CEO—ordered.
As a software testing company, we’ve been to more conferences than we can count. We’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly—and we’re here to tell you: whether you’re a tester, test lead, scrum master, director, or CIO, QA or the Highway is definitely worth your time!