Global Delivery Director
In today's interconnected world, security breaches, however big or small not just impact customer loyalty but may lead to customer churn and ultimately impacting revenue. Whether there are breaches in security testing or reports of data being compromised, the spotlight is immediately on the flaws in the security mechanisms. DevOps and Agile development are also pushing the boundaries of testing. A robust test strategy can help companies identify where these vulnerabilities are and take the corrective measures to prevent and rectify the gaps.
A comprehensive security testing framework will help validate across all layers of an application, assess the vulnerabilities of the software applications and determine whether its data and resources are protected from potential intruders is paramount.
These nine best practices are a surefire way to successful software testing:
The above best practices can be of value not just for your team of developers and testers to make their testing project a success but also for organizations that are striving to improve the productivity of their testing unit. Apart from the above best practice, investing in continuous training of the team to keep up with the latest technology advancements, accurately predicting project cost and scheduling estimation will help keep testing on track with changes in project deliverable. As digital transformation continues to rule the roost, software testing must be on a war footing and implementing these nine best practices can make the difference between success and failure.
Shyam Ramanathan has been working in the IT world for over 21 years, where he has developed a breadth of knowledge and experience in program management, requirements analysis, requirements review, Use case modelling, project planning, test design, test execution, and establishing global delivery teams across geographies and building Center of Excellence.
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