SOURCE: QASymphony


February 10, 2014 10:59 ET

QASymphony Unveils Free eBook for Testers

Free eBook Outlines Techniques for QA Departments Working on Agile Software Development

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Feb 10, 2014) -  QASymphony (, a leading developer of Quality Management solutions for software developers and QA testers, today announced the release of "What you Need to Know about SW Testing in the Agile Era," a free eBook aimed at the testing community. This publication is designed to offer up useful techniques for the modern testers of today. The eBook can be downloaded at

Taking into account the Agile revolution in software development, the rise of cloud computing and the growing popularity of mobile devices, this eBook imparts practical advice from industry experts Vu Lam, CEO of QASymphony, and veteran practitioner Sellers Smith, Director of QA at Silverpop. It highlights the impact of major changes in the way software is developed, suggesting the right approach to tackle any new testing project.

Broken into four short articles, "What you Need to Know" is a vital read for testing practitioners in the field. It identifies a real need to update and reimagine roles to cater for the Agile methodology and explains why the right testing methods are essential. Practical steps to achieve the changes required are laid out in the following order:

1. Reimagining the Tester for the Agile Age
2. Finding the Right Mix with your Testing Methods
3. Surprising Truth about Exploratory Testing
4. Building Good Tests: Why, What, How?

"It's time to reevaluate how we approach testing and to blend techniques that are capable of providing the transparency and flexibility that modern software development demands," says Vu Lam, CEO of QASymphony. "We hope to foster a greater spirit of community across the testing profession."

QASymphony is the developer behind qTest, a powerful test management solution designed to serve the needs of testing professionals. The company most recently announced qSnap, a free screen capture and documentation plug-in tool that works across all popular browsers. The tool can be downloaded at

About QASymphony

QASymphony is a leading provider of testing solutions that fit the needs of testing organizations at any level of maturity. Whether you are making the initial move from manual processes and need basic management help or you have processes and tools in place and are looking to enhance productivity, our test management and agile testing solutions can help you test more effectively. With HQ in Atlanta, GA, presence in Dublin, CA and operations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, QASymphony is a software company built to revolutionize how software is tested, adopted, and supported. Empowering the QA testing teams for companies such as Good Technology, Silverpop, BetterCloud, and Zappos, QASymphony is a software-loving team, united by a common belief that software can be better and better tested.


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