Sep
1
2016

why Software Testing is Important to a business?

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Developing any product with available technology may not be a big deal if there is not money involved. A physical product may not work or fail to work in some situations and fixing the same may not be anexpensiveissue. Software or websites is different than physical product but still both need testing in a controlled manner with proper processes at all level of development of product. A Quality check is important at any stage of the software development and that is why Quality Assurance or Processes are also important.

Going through the software evaluation history you could discover that a small bug cost a million dollar losses even some time life. Identifying the bugs in the software is as important as development and timely delivery the software. Defects can be only identified by performing testing of software and active involvement of the tester in the project. Product Quality can be maintained only when you have applied proper testing and quality measures.

A defect always impact to all who may be involved as end user, working staff, service provider and creator of the product. This impact may or may not be measurable or compensable.

Software testing is a process used to identify the correctness, completeness, and quality of developed computer software.Testing is required for an effective performance of software application or product. It’s important to ensure that the application should not result into any failures because it can be very expensive in the future or in the later stages of the development.

Early detection of defect always cost less. Testing of software is important as it…

a. Ensures

  • Customer Satisfaction.
  • It does what it is supposed to do.
  • Mass user acceptance.
  • Reduce Defect density.
  • Early detection of fault or defect.
  • Prevent of common errors.
  • Identify root cause of the error.
  • Minimize the risk due to such defect code…

b. Measure software

  • Customer Satisfaction,
  • Reliability,
  • Quality,
  • Performance,
  • Compatibility…

c. Save

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Cost of quality
  • Time to Market
  • Penalties and financial loss
  • To stay in business…

The list could be endless based on the software and its usage. To conclude again Software testing is a process used to identify the correctness, completeness, and quality of developed computer software. Testing is required for an effective performance of software application or product. It’s important to ensure that the application should not result into any failures because it can be very expensive in the future or in the later stages of the development. Having a professional Team working continuously on improving the processes, monitor usage of processes and test by going out of box ensure the quality of the product.

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