Allow me to remind you of that surge of impatience you must have felt as a customer the last time you interacted with a digital product and a swipe, or a click didn’t work the way you wanted it to. Perhaps the thought of switching to a competing brand crossed your mind? To steer clear of that possibility in the case of your brand, I highly recommend that your organization takes the Quality Engineering (QE) route to ensure excellent customer experience.
In this digitally empowered world we inhabit, modern software engineering is ushering in cutting-edge technology to enhance conventional software product development. Quality engineering services have been playing a vital part in these exhilarating developments. In a nutshell, QE solutions involve optimal quality assurance, monitoring, and predictive analytics, and are well-suited for any organization with a futuristic vision.
In this blog, I am going to acquaint you with four pillars i.e., key aspects of quality engineering in software testing that are well-equipped to support immaculate customer experience:
If your business is one with mission-critical technology systems, it requires software testing via a test framework that is consistent, efficient, reusable, and modular. Test automation serves up a large platter of advantages for your business. First, it brings quicker validation for phases in the development of your product. Next, it detects bugs early in the development phase which is a great sign for the efficiency of your team. There’s less testing effort required and on the other hand, it improves the accuracy of testing. Overall, it’s a highly reliable testing methodology when compared to manual testing. That’s definitely a deliciously loaded platter, wouldn’t you agree? Also, here’s a fun fact: AI can learn from various user flows and generate test cases on the basis of actual user data.
This type of software testing ensures that a system or an application performs well in terms of whether it is stable and responsive. In case there are troublesome speed issues such as long load times and slow responses, they are addressed efficiently, which ultimately amounts to smooth-as-silk user experience!
Performance testing measures the quality attributes of the system such as scalability, reliability, and resource usage. It can entail performance benchmarking, performance load, volume, stress, and endurance test as well as effective reporting of performance results and recommendations. Interestingly, it also goes by the memorable nickname of ‘perf testing’ – hinting at its capacity for perfection. Here’s a little tip for when you begin your testing tour: It is a great idea to test often and test early. This whitepaper details the value of performance testing and explains Nitor’s carefully thought-out strategy.
I’m sure you are aware that data is a valuable asset in these times, as it is necessary to fuel important business decisions for enterprises. What’s more, a database is essential for any software application. Put simply, this resource needs to be tested and validated via database testing. Database testing in the process of quality engineering includes ETL testing, analytical testing, BI report testing, data warehousing, etc.
Database testing does wonders in software testing because it helps you understand whether information stored in a database is valid or not, in the first place. It also saves aborted transaction data, prevents data loss, and wards off unauthorized access.
I must inform you that it is a myth that only banking applications or products of large companies necessitate security testing. Every company, regardless of whether it is in the banking domain or not, requires security testing. According to reports, the cause of the leaking and hacking of sensitive information can be attributed to compromises on security testing.
The fact is that security testing secures the confidential data of all applications. In order to safely avoid irreparable loss to your organization, do consider opting for robust security testing mechanisms of quality engineering, which have attributes like authentication, authorization, integrity, non-repudiation, and resilience.
So, there you have it (or rather, them) – the four sturdy pillars of quality engineering in software testing to hold up the construction of your dreams – by which I mean, the business that is driven by impeccable customer experience. Perhaps your mind has now created a distinct image of how quality engineering solutions can strengthen the business of your organization, built as they are on the basis of the principles of quality assurance and the magic of AI. If your organization has a revolutionary vision, and you’d like to explore more detailed possibilities of how QE can add value to its IT, feel free to write to us.
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