1. Continuous deployment is pushing deployment cycles faster than ever, but QA teams often lack the efficiency and focus to keep pace with continuous deployment. Knowing what to test before releasing a product ensures that quality stays high and customers stay happy, yet 33% of QA engineers stated in a recent survey that identifying the right areas to focus testing is a major challenge for their QA teams.

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  2. It started with a simple question. “What problem do you have that you’d pay $1,000 a month to solve?”

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  3. We’ve had many questions on our new tester training model and how to write a good test in Rainforest. To help our customers get the most out of Rainforest, our team has reviewed hundreds of Rainforest tests in the last few weeks to see how people have been writing tests. Our goal was to better understand why Rainforest users might get false positives, low NPS scores, or have a high test abandonment rate.

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  4. How We Train Rainforest Testers

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    Lita Stephenson, April 21 in product

    Rainforest testers are the key to giving Rainforest customers human-powered QA test results in 30 minutes. So whether you’re already a Rainforest customer or if you’re curious about how Rainforest will make an impact on your workflow, understanding how we train testers at Rainforest is an important step to knowing how to leverage the Rainforest tester network most effectively. Here's a quick introduction to the underlying principles that guide how our testers execute tests in Rainforest.

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  5. How to Write Better QA Tests

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    Ashley Dotterweich, April 11 in howto

    Today, we're sharing our approach to test writing and how you can use it to get better results from your QA tests.

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  6. Shipped: JIRA Integration

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    Lita Stephenson, March 8 in news

    Project managers rejoice — we developed a JIRA integration for the Rainforest platform! This integration lets Rainforest users automatically create issues in JIRA when a test fails in Rainforest.

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  7. FAQ from Continuous Deployment Webinar

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    Ashley Dotterweich, March 7 in opinion

    If you tuned in for our "Getting to Continuous Deployment" Webinar, you already know that we had more questions than we had time to answer! Fortunately, both Kevin Bell of CircleCI and Fred Stevens-Smith of our own Rainforest QA had time to sit down and answer a few more questions that our webinar viewers sent in.

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  8. Webinar with Zenefits: Continuous Testing for CTOs

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    Ashley Dotterweich, February 22 in news

    QA testing is often considered a bottleneck to continuous deployment, and traditional processes are ill-suited for agile CI / CD environments. In this webinar, we'll explore how continuous testing can keep your growing organization's QA costs down and empower your team to test and deploy more effectively.

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  9. Manual QA often ends up being a massive bottleneck for continuous deployment. For many organizations working towards CD, speeding up manual QA processes without significantly increasing QA costs and headcount is a major concern. With the right strategy, it's possible.

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  10. Today is a big day for QA. I’m incredibly excited to announce that we have raised a $12mm Series A, led by Byron Deeter of Bessemer Venture Partners.

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