HP ALM 12 and HP Sprinter Overview Videos

Last week, we released two overview videos featuring HP ALM and HP Sprinter. Watch both overview videos, produced by Northway, that highlight the key features, functionality and modules in HP ALM 12 and HP Sprinter 12.

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When Business Decisions Trump Technical Performance Scores

I recently decided to go through an exercise with our webmaster to ensure the best performance for the end user experience on our web site. The results are fascinating as the technical person in me wrestles with the business person in me.

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ALM / Performance Center 12 – ALM Web Client

The new ALM Web Client introduced in version 12 is built on “HTML5/JavaScript” technology – available for all ALM and Performance Center installations.

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World Quality Report Review

CapGemini has released the 5th edition of their World Quality Report. This blog gives a high level overviews with come commentary.

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Northway Solutions Group Attends StarEast 2014

Northway Solutions Group attended StarEast in Orlando and in this blog post we highlight some of the things we encountered.

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The Music Business Can Teach IT About Survival

Those who are surviving in the consulting world of testing software do so for the same reasons as with the music industry. They have embraced the latest technology trends and have found ways to make it work to their advantage. They bring years of experience and best practices to get great results in shorter periods of time than those learning on someone’s dime. They are using social networking to connect with people, and are great communicators. And they will survive.

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Web Analytics Won’t Tell You Enough About Your Customers

Recently I found out what web site analytics couldn’t expose about a customer when they contacted me. I had to ask myself, “What makes Northway different?” Are we really that good at what we do, or is it just that everyone else sucks?

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Preparing Applications For Heavy Load (online webinar replay)

The video replay and slide deck presentation for our 8/22/13 webinar on “Preparing Applications For Heavy Load” is now available via this blog posting. In this webinar we reviewed the importance of Performance Test planning and strategies to reduce the risk of your application failing under “point load” – expected or unexpected.

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HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 Released

HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 (TD4QC_00350), for ALM 11.52, is a non-critical patch which addresses known defects in 11.52 and includes new environment support.

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Performance Testing 101: A Performance Testing Questionnaire

This is the seventh and final installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. In this segment, we talk about compiling a performance testing questionnaire to help identify and meet the needs of the business.

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