Monthly archive for March 2015

Test Data Management: It’s More than Masking and Subsetting…

Recently, I Googled test data management (TDM). I’m not sure why I was surprised by the results, but I was. The majority of the results on the first page were focused on subsetting and masking from production. This is not the whole picture. Why is subsetting and

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Database Virtualization with Delphix

There are all sorts of issues trying to get the right data to the correct people, in a timely manner. For different tests during the different phases, there is a new solution that could help you with that. Delphix is a tool which virtualizes databases and files,

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Implementing Federated Views for Data Matching

Introduction In general terms, the Test Data Matching process finds existing information in our database systems, mostly in production environments, which will be very useful for finding efficient and accurate test data. At the same time, it helps us save time and effort in creating new information

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Great Test Data Requests with Jira

Since 2011, I have been in too many projects and my main activities were to create, deliver and provide data from Grid-Tools Datamaker to the Testing team. All the communication flow was only by email to request different types of data such as new customers, new brands, materials and

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Placing a Value on Software Training

With Orasi launching its first ever public training courses on March 9, we thought it would be interesting to explore how other companies quantify the value of training – and to examine the ROI they receive from it. Most surveys and studies on training effectiveness relate to

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