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How I first met Robot Framework - and what happened then

Feb 22, 2021 | Esko Hannula

It was late 2005. I was preparing for my new job at Qentinel, a small software quality assurance shop. My future team members were each presenting those big, important, and exciting things they thought I should know before I officially start as the CEO of Qentinel in January 2006.

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Why test architecture matters

Feb 12, 2021 | Esko Hannula

Test architecture means the way you put together all those things you need in testing. Depending on what you test, where, and how, the test architecture may be simple or complex, ad-hoc or well-thought. Most often than not, test architectures are not thought of, they just emerge.

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Accelerating DevOps with cloud-based test automation: A case study of doing what we preach

Jan 19, 2021 | Esko Hannula

Qentinel Pace is Qentinel’s cloud-based test automation platform. It was built on three premises: scale, speed, and transparency. Because the scale of testing keeps growing test automation platforms must scale, too: from a single developer to a large organization, from small test volumes to huge volumes – and back. Because the software release times are shrinking, testing must be fast: time must not be wasted on patching test environments or maintaining cumbersome test cases. Because both speed and quality are important, decisions about releasing software or changing something in the software process must be fast and fact-based.

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4 Perspectives of Speed in Software Development

Nov 11, 2020 | Esko Hannula

Speed is essential in today’s business. Some people even say speed equals to life, or at least to being alive.

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Want more speed in software development? Sharpen your quality focus!

Oct 29, 2020 | Esko Hannula

Almost all software executives I speak with are struggling with speed. Everyone feels the pressure to deliver more value in a shorter time and faster cycle.  

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Qentinel divests consulting business, focuses on Qentinel Pace

Aug 12, 2020 | Esko Hannula

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