Archive for the Application Lifecycle Management Category

Testing as a Service: a Modern Approach for a Critical Need

The increasing dominance of web and mobile applications is increasing complexity for organizations—and the software teams charged with ensuring application functionality and quality. The number of critical business functions processed via a browser or mobile device is escalating, the pace of updates is accelerating, and inaccurate results,

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Upgrading HPE ALM Server: Hidden Post-Update Drama You Might Be Totally Unaware Of

Upgrading HPE ALM/QC has always been a source of dread for administrators. It’s a process that typically involves significant planning and meetings, discussion, more meetings, more discussion, more planning, and on and on. Everyone wants to get it right, but few are comfortable with the process. It

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Kicking off ALM Lab Management Test Runs via REST API

It’s no secret that HPE ALM’s new lab management features are gaining a lot of ground in today’s automated testing arena. More and more organizations are required to exist in multi-vendor/multi-tool environments. With testing assets within and outside the HPE ALM environment, the lab management functionality can

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HPE ALM Octane: Fact or Fiction

HPE ALM Octane is HPE’s next-generation lifecycle management solution for modern application delivery. The first release was announced in early June, and there have been two updates to the functionality since the initial release. HPE ALM Octane will allow choice and flexibility to manage traditional hybrid or

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Performance Center Maintenance: A Routine Recommendation

Frequently our customers experience downtime in their HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Performance Center (PC) environment for various reasons. How many do you think ever consider maintaining their HPE ALM/PC environment? Not many. You should think of your HPE ALM/PC environment as if it were your vehicle or

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Quality in the Application Development Lifecycle: Good Is No Longer Good Enough

As most of us know, or at least have heard, user expectations for applications are at an all-time high. For mobile and web applications, they border on astronomic. Yet, many companies are still failing to achieve the quality that users expect. Often, consumer application developers are caught

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How to View HPE LeanFT Test Results in HPE ALM

With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. In previous posts, I showed how to execute tests created in both Eclipse and Visual Studio in HPE ALM.

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Running HPE LeanFT Tests from HPE ALM – Part Two

Tests Created in Visual Studio With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. We found the process to accomplish this in HPE documentation to be cumbersome, and

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Running HPE LeanFT Tests from HPE ALM – Part One

Tests Created in Eclipse With the release of HPE UFT/LeanFT 12.51, HPE provided the capability for HPE LeanFT tests to be executed from HPE ALM with the results stored in HPE ALM. We found the process to accomplish this in HPE documentation to be cumbersome, and it

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Using UFT Across Multiple Environments

One of the challenges I faced as an automation engineer was the need to run my tests in multiple environments that had different site URLs, databases, server locations, etc. Trying to set up tests so they can run ANYWHERE can be difficult. I had to develop some

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