1. For teams who update their product and features frequently, maintaining a high level of product quality can be extremely challenging. Organizations frequently spend too much time on essential but time-consuming regression testing instead of focusing on developing new features or improving user experience for existing ones.

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  2. What is Regression Testing?

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    Ashley Dotterweich, July 5 in qa testing

    Regression testing is a type of functional testing that checks for issues that are introduced by new additions or updates to the codebase. Regression tests are used to find the source of new bugs and confirm if they were caused by an update. Smoke and sanity tests are often considered subtypes of regression tests.

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  3. In the 2015-2016 World Quality Report, Capgemini, Sogeti, and HP collaborate to bring together the thoughts of over 1500 IT executives and capture trends and QA trends and challenges they encountered this year. Among the issues surfaced in the report are a shift to customer-focused development, advanced testing complexity across multiple platforms and devices, and the need for increased QA budgets.

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  4. What is Functional Testing?

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    Ashley Dotterweich, June 27 in qa testing

    Functional tests are processes designed to confirm that all of the components of a piece of code or software operate correctly. Functional testing focuses on testing the interface of the application to ensure that all user requirements for a properly working application are met.

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  5. Helping our customers get the most out of our product is our top priority here at Rainforest QA. That’s why we have a customer success team dedicated to making sure that each new customer has the tools and knowledge they need to let Rainforest make a positive impact on their QA. In this blog post, we’ll share a few of the techniques that we use to make sure that Rainforest customers ramp up successfully and start seeing results from the Rainforest platform.

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  6. This post is adapted from content found in Continuous Testing for CTOs. To read the full guide, download it here.

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  7. At Rainforest, we use crowdsourced QA testers to help our customers do faster manual testing. But relying on a team of thousands of testers around the world can open up potential problems with quality control. Ensuring that the quality of our crowdsourced testing workforce stays high is a critical part of our work at Rainforest QA.

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  8. QA is a necessary part of building high quality products, but it can be a slow, disjointed process that creates more problems than it solves. A survey by IBM found that 65% of QA teams spend a large amount of their time running functional verification tests, making functional testing a major time and resource sink for many companies. By streamlining functional test writing, execution and management, you can prevent QA from becoming a serious bottleneck to production.

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  9. Rainforest was just named by Gartner as one of the five Gartner Cool Vendors in Application Development for 2016!

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  10. Our basic process and tools for shipping code at Rainforest haven't changed much in the last year or so (we use Github for hosting Read more.