QA OFFERINGS

QA Valley performs an explicit set of Quality Assurance Offerings that are geared to significantly elevate the functional integrity of software products and business applications. These offerings include, but are not limited to, Destructive Testing, Confirmation Testing, Regression Testing, and Functional Testing. These offerings can only attain the intended results through intensive preparation and rigid execution. As part of the preparation process, QA Valley meticulously Plans the execution, assimilates a comprehensive repository of Test Cases, and records all test results, and Reports statistical and productivity metrics on the accumulated defects.

Beta Testing

Prior to any major software release it is standard practice to conduct a comprehensive cycle of Beta Testing to validate that the application or system is ready for general availability to the target user population, and to identify.

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Case Preparation

The success of QA Testing is greatly influenced by the nature and volume of the test cases that form the basis of the testing cycles. QA Valley allocates a tremendous amount of attention to Test Cases.

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Compatibility Testing

QA Valley has a Test Lab and dedicated quality assurance division specifically devoted to Compatibility Testing. This is a division consisting of QA Engineers and Technical Infrastructure exclusively allocated to evaluating the workability.

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Confirmation Testing

QA Valley performs Confirmation Testing to establish that defects and enhancements that are reported as programmatically complete and ready for user acceptance are indeed performing according to the original user requirements.

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Defect Testing

At the completion of each QA Test Cycle, QA Valley analyzes the results and Classifies Defects based on the criticality scheme established by the Client, User, or Development Team.  Defects that result in software crashes.

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Destructive Testing

Destructive Testing is performed by QA Valley as the recommended first type of testing that exposes the software product or business application to random inputs and interventions to gauge robustness and recoverability.

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Functional Testing

Functional Testing is performed against every new sprint or build to validate that the User Requirements made know to QA Valley and that which is expected by end users are indeed performing according to the intended specifications.

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Load Testing

QA Valley performs Load Testing on applications, systems, and environments to establish the utilization capacity that these computing constructs can effectively handle under normal use by routine users, and peak situations.

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Mobile Testing

QA Valley is a veteran in the Mobile Testing space, with our presence retroactively dating to 2001 testing mobile systems in legacy platforms such as Palm, Symbian, Blackberry, and Symbol. Today, QA Valley has an established Mobile Test.

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QA Best Practices Implementation

QA best practices is another service type offered by QA Valley that enables QA Valley to assist clients implement or advance processes and techniques for executing Software Quality Assurance testing.

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QA Maturity Assessment

QA maturity assessment is a service type offered by QA Valley that enables our QA experts to analyze and establish the level of maturity that the client has attained in the execution of their software quality assurance testing practices.

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QA Testing Automation

QA Valley provides expert QA automation testing services on software products. Backed by a certified team of Selenium experts and trusted by clients, QA Valley offers a wide range of Selenium automated testing services.

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QA Tools Installation & Training

QA tools installation and training are a service offered by QA Valley through which we offer finely tuned support and training customized to meet your needs. we identify a software tool that is project specific or according.

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Regression Testing

Regression Testing is a mandatory type of testing that QA Valley conducts to ensure that changes and enhancements that have been recently implemented have not adversely affected functions that are known to be fully operational.

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Result recording

QA Valley formally records all the individual procedures and steps for each Test Case that is executed as part of a Test Cycle. The recording process may be Video Capture, Screen Capture, and Event Capture.

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Security Testing

Security Testing is that genre of QA that assesses the robustness and / or vulnerability of a business application or software system to computing accessibility constructs pertaining to: authentication, authorization, confidentiality.

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Test Planning

Before the commencement of any QA Testing engagements, QA Valley performs comprehensive Test Planning to formally establish the Timelines, Resources, Dependencies, Phases, Tasks, Activities.

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Usability Testing

QA Valley performs Usability Testing with a heavy slant towards Human Factors Engineering that permits all aspects of the Human Machine Dialogue to be critically examined. Simplicity and ease of use are the primary objectives.

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OTHER QA OFFERINGS

QA Valley has segmented its QA Testing Services into two major categories based on frequency of requests from its clients and prospects. The QA types listed above from Destructive to Automation are the types of greatest demand and accounts for most of the projects, tasks, and activities we perform as a QA Test Provider. The list of QA Types that follows ranges from Acceptance Testing to Volume Testing, and are less frequent demand, but plays an equally critical role in the successful delivery of an error free product. As technology and social behavior change spread nationally and globally, the utility of software and platforms shift with preferences and culture. As such the testing types that are of less demand today may become of greater importance in the future.

Acceptance Testing

QA Valley conducts acceptance testing to confirm that a system is in compliance with the documented business requirements, and to establish that the system satisfies a minimum level of functionality to support the business.

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Accessibility Testing

Accessibility Testing is performed as a subset of a more comprehensive Usability Testing cycle. In this cycle, QA Valley demonstrates that the system is usable by individuals with incapacities in areas such as sight or hearing.

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Ad-hoc Testing

Ad Hoc testing is an informal methodology used by QA Valley to test without planning and documentation and is generally engaged by clients that require QA cycles be performed on demand as unforeseen circumstances occur.

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Age Testing

Age testing conducted by QA Valley evaluates a system's ability to perform in the future and may be executed as simulations. Our specialized QA team measures how the performance degrades as the system gets older.

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Agile Testing

Agile testing is performed by QA Valley as a concurrent cycle of development and testing by which the software evolves and matures as we spiral through ongoing repetitions of coding and QA Testing between coders and our QA testers.

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API Testing

API Testing is conducted by QA Valley to validate the accuracy of Application Programming Interfaces as independent procedure calls or as part of integration testing in which one application calls another through specialized software.

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Assertion Testing

Assertion Testing is performed by QA Valley to verifying that coded conditions confirm the product requirements. QA Valley codes testable logic specific to the conditions under evaluation, and verifies that the conditions are executable.

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Basis Path Testing

Basis path testing is a white box testing approach applied by QA Valley to design and execute all the test cases that represent the full complement of independent program execution paths that can occur in a software product.

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Benchmark Testing

Benchmark Testing is conducted by QA Valley to evaluate the performance of software using a representative data set, and comparing the result of different data configurations runs to establish general throughput guidelines.

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Boundary Value Testing

QA Valley performs BV (Boundary Value) testing as a black box QA technique to uncover software defects resulting from the use of transactional data that exist at the extreme boundaries of the valid data domain or dataset.

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Branch Testing

QA Valley performs Branch Testing to ensure that each one of the possible paths from each decision point in the coded logic is executed at least once.  This confirms that all conditional logic is reachable and is executed if conditions are met.

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Breadth Testing

Breadth Testing is conducted by QA Valley to confirm that all the functionality of a software product according to the requirements have been coded; as well as to validate its scalability, reliability, security and more.

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Component Testing

By applying Component Testing techniques, QA Valley is able to tests modules and objects independently to demonstrate that these are functionally complete and perform as elements of an integrated software system.

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Concurrency Testing

QA Valley undertakes concurrency testing to observe the behavior of an application when multiple users are logged in. Our QA experts monitor the performance of software while multiple users invoke the same actions at the same time.

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Configuration Testing

Configuration testing by QA Valley aims to test a system under development on machines which have various combinations of hardware and software by carefully prioritizing the testing of different configuration to make it manageable.

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Context Driven Testing

Context driven testing is an approach applied by QA Valley for conducting testing based on the environments and circumstances under which that software will be used by running only test cases that apply to those situations.

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Domain Testing

Domain testing is one of the most widely practiced testing techniques utilized by QA Valley to validate the functionality of software intended for specific audiences by restricting the QA cycles to only application specific test cases.

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Dynamic Testing

Dynamic testing is performed by QA Valley to examine the behavior of automatically generated code to gauge the responses of a system to user selected variables that are not constant but that changes based on options and preferences.

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End-to-end Testing

QA Valley does End-to-End testing on a system to confirm whether the flow of the application from start to finish is behaving as expected, and that the navigation branches reaches all structures that are necessary for transaction completion.

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Endurance Testing

Endurance testing as applied by QA Valley measures tolerance to continued use, and involves testing a system with a significant load extended over a significant period to discover how that system behaves under sustained use.

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Equivalence Partitioning

Equivalence partitioning testing as applied by QA Valley divides test cases into subsets or partitions and executes these subsets with the understanding that if a test case passes in one partition, then it is highly that it will pass in other partitions.

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Exploratory Testing

Exploratory testing is conducted by QA Valley as a free style approach to QA where testing steps such as learning, designing, executing, and reporting are performed at random and unplanned to blindly gauge the behavior of an application.

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Fuzz Testing

QA Valley discovers errors and security loopholes in software using Fuzz testing by inputting massive amounts of random data in an attempt to uncover defects such as crashes that may not be uncovered using normal test cases and data.

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Globalization Testing

Globalization testing is performed by QA Valley by checking whether the software and its functions perform properly in any locale or culture, and is developed with international inputs and steps to effectively make the product truly global.

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GUI Software Testing

GUI testing is performed by QA Valley to examine proper design usability of the interface, making sure that an application conforms to agreed interface specifications and demands minimum user intervention for transaction completion.

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Interface Testing

QA Valley administers Interface testing by evaluating whether systems or components pass data and control correctly between each other, and validates that the interactions between the modules are working precisely as intended.

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Keyword-Driven Testing

Keyword-driven testing is a type of manual or automated testing applied by QA Valley using data files containing the keywords related to the actions to be tested, and confirms that the test execution enforces the behavior enlisted keywords. 

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Localization testing

Localization testing is performed by QA Valley to assure that the products behaves according to the local culture or setting and customizes the software applications as per the targeted language and country focusing on UI and Content.

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Loop Testing

Loop Testing is a flavor of white box testing implemented by QA Valley to focus on validating the loop constructs of a system, and is a subset of Control Structure Testing such as path testing, condition testing, and other structures.

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Manual Testing

QA Valley testers find defects or bugs in a software program manually using this testing method. Testers at QA Valley play the role of end users and verifies manually that all the features of the application are working correctly.

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Model-based testing

QA Valley utilizes Model-Based Testing techniques to generate test cases based on models of behavior that a software must exhibit, and execute the generated test cases to validate that the behavior do conform to the underlining models.

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Mutation Testing

Mutation Testing is applied by QA Valley to generate source code statements that resembles the original codebase that is subsequently embedded into the original source to confirm if the test cases will produce corresponding defects.

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Negative Testing

Negative testing is done by QA Valley to ensure stability of the application and to show that a component or system does not work.  It ensures that the application can gracefully handle invalid input or unexpected user behavior.

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Non-Functional Testing

QA Valley performs non-functional testing which focuses on testing of requirements that does not pertain to the transactional behavior of the application, but all other aspects such as standards, compliance, memory leaks, etc.

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Operational Testing

Operational Testing is a QA Valley testing technique conducted to evaluate a system or component in its operational environment. It is used to conduct operational readiness (pre-release) of a product, service, or system.

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Pair Testing

Pair Testing is a software testing technique by QA Valley in which two people test the same feature at the same place at same time by continuously exchanging ideas. It generates more ideas which result in better testing of the application under test.

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Parallel Testing

QA Valley performs parallel testing to test multiple applications or sub-components of one application concurrently to reduce the test time. QA Valley checks for different parts or functional characteristics of an application.

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Path Testing

Path testing by QA Valley is an approach to testing where you ensure that every path through a program has been executed at least once. A dynamic analyzer tool or test coverage analyzer is used to check that all the code in a program has been executed.

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Penetration Testing

QA Valley performs penetration test (pen test) to uncover the vulnerabilities that could led to unauthorized access or other malicious activity on the system including network penetration testing and application security testing.

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Performance Testing

Performance Testing is a testing practice by QA Valley to determine how a system performs in terms of responsiveness and stability under a workload. It serves to investigate, measure, validate or verify scalability etc.

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Recovery Testing

Recovery testing is a type of non-functional testing performed by QA Valley to determine how quickly the system recovers after it crashes or from hardware failures. Experts at QA valley force the failure of the software to verify if the recovery is successful.

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Sanity Testing

Sanity testing is performed by QA Valley when any minor bug is fixed or when there is a small change in the functionality. It is a kind of software testing which is done by the QA Valley testers to ensure that the functionality is working as expected.

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Scalability Testing

It is the testing of a software application by QA Valley team to measure its capability to scale up or scale out of any of its non-functional capability like performance, scalability and reliability testing which are grouped together by SQA.

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Scenario Testing

QA Valley performs scenario testing to make sure that the end to end functioning of the software or the business process flows of the software is working fine, by putting themselves in the end users shoes and figuring out the the real world scenarios .

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Smoke Testing

Smoke Testing conducted by QA Valley comprises of a non-exhaustive set of tests that aim at ensuring that the most important functions work and are used to decide if a build is stable enough to proceed with further testing.

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Stability Testing

QA Valley tests the ability of the product to continue to function over time and over its full range of use, without failing or causing failure. It is done to check the efficiency of a developed product beyond normal operational capacity, often to a breakpoint.

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Storage Testing

Storage testing is initiated by QA Valley by verifying whether the application under test, stores the relevant data in the appropriate directories and whether it has enough space to prevent unexpected termination due to insufficient disk space.

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Thread Testing

Thread testing is performed by QA Valley by verifying the key functional capabilities of a specific task (thread). QA Valley conducts single thread testing or multi thread testing at the early stage of Integration Testing phase.

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Volume Testing

QA Valley performs volume testing to confirm that any values that may become large over time (such as accumulated counts, logs, and data files), can be accommodated by the program and will not cause the program to stop working.

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Vulnerability Testing

It is a software testing technique performed by QA Valley to evaluate the quantum of risks involved in the system to reduce the probability by active and passive testing, network and distributed testing, verifying system access etc.

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