Archive for January 2022

How To Convince Your Boss To Send You To InflectraCON 2022 | A Cheat Sheet

January 14th, 2022

If you are like me, you probably have a number of conferences that you'd love to go to but are put off by the idea of having to plead your case with your boss. It is daunting, it takes time to research the benefits of attending, it is a distraction from your day job, it is yet another email you need to write. ARGH....  Long story short - you can not be bothered. 

Enter Thea from InflectraCON and her ready-made email template you can use to justify why it is an excellent idea to send you to InflectraCON - Inflectra's global user conference taking place in Washington DC on May 5-6, 2022.

I know you are busy, so let's dive in! 

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Inflectra To Carry Forward the STP Community and STPcon

January 14th, 2022

Inflectra is thrilled to announce that we are opening the New Year 2022 with a campaign to support and nurture the wildly diverse and resourceful Software Testing Professional's community and its affiliated conference - the one and only - STPCon


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Best Practices for Handling Acceptance Criteria

January 10th, 2022

We had a customer ask us what was the recommended way to manage the Acceptance Criteria of requirements in a project. There are actually several different ways you can handle acceptance criteria depending on your exact process (and preference):

  1. You can simply add a custom Rich Text Description textbox to the Requirement artifact. That will appear underneath the main description.
  2. You can use a requirement of type Acceptance criteria and make it a 'Has Steps' type so that you could enter the acceptance checklist as steps.
  3. You create a .Feature file in the documents section and link to the requirement. That way you get the automated Gherkin syntax highlighting.
  4. You can use a test case of type Acceptance Criteria and use the test steps.

We discuss each of these options below:

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