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Work Experience program for Evan

We recently arranged a work experience program for Evan where he met with some of our team members to learn about the various roles at tiQtoQ

Be agile & dynamic but don’t forget ‘static’ software testing

Be agile & dynamic but don’t forget ‘static’ software testing

Static testing will identify defects earlier in the development lifecycle but also reduce the number of unwelcome change requests. Why Static Testing? We hear a daily push within the software testing world of 'agility', 'deliver at pace', 'speed of delivery', 'teams...

tiQtoQ CEO & CTO visit National Lottery provider Allwyn

tiQtoQ CEO & CTO visit National Lottery provider Allwyn

Last week our CEO Peter Jones and CTO Paul Gitsham visited one of our largest clients, National Lottery provider Allwyn, at their facility in Watford. tiQtoQ are a key supplier to Allwyn, delivering the entire Quality Assurance and Testing capability for the Allwyn UK...

Data Overload: AI’s Blessing or Curse?

Data Overload: AI’s Blessing or Curse?

Can AI help us deal with the data overload we are confronted with on a day to day basis, or is it only going to make things worse? Our Head of Engineering and AI Naveen Bhati takes a look

The Quality Assurance Integration Challenge

The Quality Assurance Integration Challenge

Aligning your QA strategy across multiple teams, suppliers, platforms and processes is difficult, but non-technical integration is key. With the ever-growing complexity of the system landscape in all areas of industry, the multiple integrating technologies,...

Continuous Improvement and the Root Cause of Defects

Continuous Improvement and the Root Cause of Defects

Continuous Improvement - the benefits of root cause analysing defects to death! When projects come under pressure to deliver to plan, budget or quality experience shows there is rarely an appetite for learning the lessons of failure.  Project teams drive to overcome...

Supporting International Women’s Day

Supporting International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women that tiQtoQ is proud to support

tiQtoQ Merges with Mewstone Consultants

tiQtoQ Merges with Mewstone Consultants

tiQtoQ has merged with Mewstone Consultants enhancing our team and enabling us to leverage our combined skills. We will continue to operate under the tiQtoQ name.

tiQtoQ’s Christmas Celebration

tiQtoQ’s Christmas Celebration

We were delighted to welcome our team from across the UK to Cardiff last week for our annual company Christmas party.

User Acceptance Testing: 5 Tips for Success

User Acceptance Testing: 5 Tips for Success

For a successful software launch the UAT phase requires effective planning and execution. What steps can we take to achieve this? Here are our five tips for success

Team Day: Doughnuts and DisQo

Team Day: Doughnuts and DisQo

We were delighted to be able to host some of the team at our Newport headquarters last week for doughnuts and DISQO talk

tiQtoQ partners with FinTech Wales

We at tiQtoQ are thrilled to share our new partnership with Fintech Wales. This not-for-profit is dedicated to elevating Welsh FinTech by fostering talent, facilitating connections, and bolstering the sector’s ecosystem.

Why Your Business Should Choose a Consultancy for Software Testing

Why Your Business Should Choose a Consultancy for Software Testing

Why use a software testing consultancy? In today's business environment, the use of software applications for a myriad of tasks is more prevalent than ever. As a result, software testing now plays a critical role in ensuring that these essential pieces of software...

Using ChatGPT in Software Testing

Using ChatGPT in Software Testing

Six months ago we published an article about artificial intelligence in software testing and outlined in broad terms how it might be used and what advantages it might bring. The article concluded “AI is still in its early stages of development and it will take some...

Testimonial From Vysiion

Testimonial From Vysiion

We were received this great testimonial from Vysiion regarding the services and support tiQtoQ has provided to them.

Waterfall vs Agile Development: Finding the Perfect Balance

Waterfall vs Agile Development: Finding the Perfect Balance

For many years enterprises have been moving away from the classic waterfall approach to software project management and embracing the agile ethos. While agile has many benefits, the waterfall approach isn’t dead, and in fact, in the right circumstances a synergy with agile can prove the perfect project management approach.

tiQtoQ helps volunteer coaches keep warm!

tiQtoQ helps volunteer coaches keep warm!

tiQtoQ were delighted to help the volunteer coaches at Caerau Ely RFC Mini & Juniors keep warm on the touchline while coaching with these sponsored VX3 winter coats.

Testimonial From IQE

Testimonial From IQE

We were delighted to receive a wonderful testimonial from IQE regarding the services and support we have provided to them.

Applying ISO Quality Management Principles to Software Testing

Applying ISO Quality Management Principles to Software Testing

What are the Quality Management Principles? The International Standards Organisation defines seven quality management principles to help businesses and organisations ensure they meet customer and stakeholder needs and abide by any relevant regulatory frameworks. These...

What is Behaviour Driven Development and How Does it Work?

What is Behaviour Driven Development and How Does it Work?

Behaviour Driven Development, or BDD, is a software development methodology that has gained significant traction in recent years. What is BDD, where did it come from and what does it offer the test team? Test Driven Development BDD evolved from Test Driven...

Software Testing & The Internet of Things

Software Testing & The Internet of Things

With the advent of the Internet of Things, or IOT, an entirely new landscape has emerged for the software testing professional. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects that are connected to the internet. These objects can include devices,...

tiQtoQ Top Tips for new Software Testers

tiQtoQ Top Tips for new Software Testers

A couple of weeks ago we posted a survey about our “top tips” for people just starting out in their software testing careers. How did we choose our top four for the poll? And what exactly do each of the options mean? First of all, we asked all the great testers that...

When can software test automation be a mistake?

When can software test automation be a mistake?

In a business environment where speed needs to be maximised and costs minimised it is all too tempting to think that increased automated testing can be a solution to these demands. We have all encountered situations where due to these pressures, the call for more...

Leadership in Software Quality Assurance

Leadership in Software Quality Assurance

Software Quality Assurance has transitioned from a barely tolerated overhead to an integral part of the the software development lifecycle. How do we lead in this new pan organisational space?

Cyber Security & Software Testing – Getting The Basics Right

Cyber Security & Software Testing – Getting The Basics Right

Security testing has now become a primary concern for both businesses in both the private and public sector and is highlighted by the significant budget now given over to this area of testing. The intention of this testing is to reveal flaws in security mechanisms and...

The Quality Assurance Integration Challenge

The Quality Assurance Integration Challenge

Aligning your QA strategy across multiple teams, suppliers, platforms and processes is difficult but non-technical integration is key. With the ever-growing complexity of the system landscape in all areas of industry, the multiple integrating technologies,...

Static Testing – The Six Basic Criteria for Success

Static Testing – The Six Basic Criteria for Success

When we undertake static testing, what are the criteria we should apply to each artifact? There are six basic criteria we recommend for static testing. These can be applied to any artifact subject to this level of testing, and provide an objective measurement of the...

Be agile & dynamic but don’t forget ‘static’ software testing

Be agile & dynamic but don’t forget ‘static’ software testing

Static testing will identify defects earlier in the development lifecycle but also reduce the number of unwelcome change requests. Why Static Testing? We hear a daily push within the software testing world of 'agility', 'deliver at pace', 'speed of delivery', 'teams...