Today, the two words that precisely summarize the rapidly evolving software testing landscape are: increased versatility and automation. Ever since businesses started acknowledging the role of usability, security, and error-free functionality in customer acquisition and lead generation, advancements in software testing tools and methodologies have also gained momentum. As a result of that, today, the companies are always looking to integrate new testing automation tools that make the process cheaper, faster, and more accessible.
Emerging as some of the most prevalent trends in the software testing industry are big data testing and test automation powered by technologies such as AI and ML. With big data testing, the evaluation of functionality, as well as the performance of different applications, can be assessed quickly. Alongside, the growing popularity of DevOps practices and its emergence as one of the software testing trends in 2020 has made QA teams stay competitive and be able to work synchronously with the development team.
The industry is also rapidly witnessing an emerging IoT testing market. As soon as 5G becomes widespread, thousands of IoT devices will be entering the market. The increase in bandwidth and network speed will improve the reliability of wearables and other IoT tools. Software testers need to be ready to face the growing demand for IoT tools. This year, QA teams shall be focusing on ways to account for all risks and threats that an IoT-based tool entails and find ways to detect and mitigate these issues.
Software testing is paving the way to new doors for expansion and infrastructural organization, which is allowing companies the potential to scale globally, perform better by reducing network latency, and gain a strategicedge over competitors. At this juncture, there is a wide variety of offerings. To help companies strengthen their IT infrastructure and simultaneously enable growth in the industry, CIO Applications has compiled a list of ‘Top 10Software Testing Solution Providers 2020.’ The list comprises prominent organizations in the industry that solve IT software challenges by implementing the current trends in the space along with insights from thought leaders in the sector on the best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for other CIOs.
We present to you CIO Applications’ “Top 10 Software Testing Solution Providers – 2020.”