The Impacts of Lack of Testing Process

As I wrap up my series on ‘Lack of Process’ I wanted to call attention to, of course, LACK OF TESTING PROCESS.

As a Test Manager at Olenick & Associates, I’ve had the pleasure of working on projects where processes were followed and the learning experience of working on projects where there was not much in the way of processes, or processes were not followed.

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Does IBM Rational Support Testing Mobile Apps?

While researching Mobile Device testing tools, I asked myself, “who are the major players in the Mobile App testing space?”  After a review online, I noticed a lot of tools to pick from – they all had various features and you would need a spreadsheet to determine what ones would meet your client’s needs.

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HP Software Universe 2007

June, 2007.  HP Software Universe 2007 was a chance to focus on what matters most to businesses. Key concerns such as ITSM or SOA, business alignment or quality management, IT governance or regulatory compliance.

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Implementation of Industrial Defender NIDS Monitoring

Due to NERC CIP standards, Energy and Utilities companies are mandated to produce certain reports in order to collect and archive NERC CIP compliance related data. 

In order to produce the reports mandated by NERC CIP standards, the majority of the energy industry has implemented the Industrial Defender system.  Industrial Defender monitors, manages and protects critical cyber assets in accordance with NERC CIP V5.  The application ensures the safe and reliable operation of control systems.  Real-time intelligence about the physical location, system health and state data of assets is key to reliable operations and regulatory compliance.

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O&A Associate publishes in Quality Assurance Institute Journal

May 28, 2008.  Olenick & Associates Senior Associate Denise Copening appears in the April issue of Quality Assurance Institute Journal with her piece entitled Commentary on Rising Elephant. Ms. Copening reviews the book Rising Elephant by Ashutosh Sheshabalaya and contrasts some of this author’s conclusions regarding the role and impact of IT outsourcing with points raised on the same subject by Ed Yourdon in an earlier issue of the same publication.

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Journal of the Quality Assurance Institute Publishes Outsourcing Article

Senior Consultant Denise Copening of Olenick & Associates published an article on outsourcing in the April 2005 issue of the Journal of the Quality Assurance Institute.

The Impacts of Lack of Design Process

As a Test Manager at Olenick & Associates, I am a big believer in the idea that the more planning at the beginning of the project means the rest of the project will go a lot smoother and faster. In this blog post series I am reflecting on various processes and how lack of process, or processes not being followed, can really screw up a project.

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The Impacts of Lack of Project Management Processes

As a Test Manager at Olenick & Associates, I’ve worked on many projects, both big and small. There have been projects where processes were followed and projects where there was not much in the way of processes, or processes were not followed. I am a big believer in the idea that more planning at the beginning of the project means the rest of the project will go a lot smoother and faster. In this blog post series I look to enlighten you on the importance of Project Management and how the process is critical to successful testing and project outcomes.

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