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5 IDC Predictions For IT In 2019

by 
Ash Conway
Nov 7, 2018
International Data Corporation, a leading provider of analytics and advisory services for the information technology sector, has released their predictions for trends and key drivers in the IT industry for 2019 and beyond. Here are five big shifts they're forecasting for the years ahead:
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6 Reasons Why Automation Can't Replace Manual Software Testing

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Ash Conway
Oct 18, 2018
With so much of the infrastructure we rely on in our daily lives dependent on accurate and unfailing software, it's more important than ever to catch and correct bugs in the code. As such, there has been a big push lately toward more automation in QA testing.
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RBS and Barclays' Outages Draw Ire of UK Treasury Committee

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Ash Conway
Oct 4, 2018
The UK government is demanding answers from Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays after yet more technical glitches locked customers out of their online banking accounts last week.
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UK Debit Card Users Charged Double Due To Computer Glitch

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Ash Conway
Sep 23, 2018
Thousands of shoppers in the United Kingdom were hit with duplicate debit card charges after a technical glitch caused a major payment processor to run some transactions twice.
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Software Glitch Puts 400 Wells Fargo Customers Into Foreclosure

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Ash Conway
Sep 7, 2018
Wells Fargo admitted that because of a computer glitch, nearly 400 of their customers were foreclosed on between April 2010 and October 2015.
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UK Lottery Operator Hit With Huge Fine For Mobile App Glitch

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Ash Conway
Sep 4, 2018
It has been reported that five winners missed out on claiming million-pound prizes due to Camelot's errors in posting Lotto results, out of dozens of prize results that were omitted from publication.
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Apple Has High Hopes For The iPhone X Plus

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Ash Conway
Sep 4, 2018
Apple has high hopes for the iPhone X Plus, but industry analysts are having a hard time seeing why the iPhone X Plus would be the breakthrough they're hoping for.
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Should You Add The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 To Your Device Pool?

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Ash Conway
Aug 30, 2018
In the latest of a string of new mobile devices to hit the market in 2018, Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 9, adding ever-growing complexity to the compatibility requirements of digital teams.
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Australian Supermarkets Forced To Close Due To IT Problem

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Ash Conway
Aug 21, 2018
Australian grocery shoppers who headed to Coles supermarkets on Sunday morning were greeted with a disappointing surprise.
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Apple's Mojave Update Makes Web Browsing More Private

by 
Ash Conway
Aug 19, 2018
While other big companies like Facebook and Google cash in on monetising user data and pitching heavily targeted advertisements, Apple's latest release is taking steps to protect their users' browsing habits and personal information.
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Infographic: How To Attract "A-Grade" Software Testers

by 
Ash Conway
Jun 5, 2017
A team of skilled software testers is a huge competitive advantage for any organisation. In this infographic we reveal Bugwolf's time-proven philosophy for attracting the best testing talent, including the exact job ad we use when we need to find A-grade testers.
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Using Multi-Stage Testing To Improve Software Releases

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Ash Conway
Mar 15, 2017
How often should you test? Naturally, that depends on the risk profile and scope of the release, but the short answer is this... you should test as many times as it takes to give you confidence that your software is working as expected, every time, within your desired specifications. In practical terms, that equates to at least one test while the release is in pre-production, another in pre-production after the staging bugs have been remedied and one in production.
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