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Positive and Negative Testing
Thinking Positively and Negatively in Software Testing
Posted in Functional Testing| March 23, 2017

Testers shouldn't just perform positive testing, i.e. testing whether a function works as expected with valid inputs, but also include negative testing, i.e. testing whether a function works as expected with invalid inputs...

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2016 Clark Award Winner Lorisa Fife and President Lann Stewart
Lorisa Fife Wins 2016 Clark Award
Posted in Company Events| November 23, 2016

Lorisa Fife has been named the 2016 Clark Award winner by DeRisk IT Inc. The award is the company's highest honor and awarded to the employee most exemplary of the culture and mission of DeRisk IT Inc...

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Software Testing through SQL Queries
SQL Skills for Better Software Testing
Posted in Functional Testing| October 27, 2016

Back-end testing through SQL queries tests databases and tables, which increases test coverage, saves time, and ultimately helps achieve the goal of quality assurance: decreasing risk...

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Lann Stewart, President of DeRisk IT Inc.
10 More Questions for the President of DeRisk IT Inc.
Posted in DeRisk IT News| Jun 15, 2016

President of DeRisk IT Inc. Lann Stewart sat down with his employees for a Q&A session in 2013 to answer questions about management, values, and work history. Recently, another Q&A session was held to get Stewart’s thoughts on various aspects of the software testing industry...

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Levels of Software Testing
The Levels of Software Testing
Posted in Functional Testing| April 12, 2016

In this article, we will explore the roles of Unit Testing, System Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, and User Acceptance Testing in the SDLC...

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Software Testing
What is Software Testing?
Posted in Functional Testing| February 25, 2016

What is Software Testing? Generally speaking, testing can be defined as a process undertaken to find out how well something works. Software testing is no different...

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Why Risk IT?
Why Risk IT?
Posted in Functional Testing| March 20, 2015

The quality of your software is crucial to keeping your customers satisfied, which is why delivering a product with minimal defects is a top priority.

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Row2Rio 2016
DeRisk IT Inc. supports Row2Rio 2016
Posted in DeRisk IT News| February 27, 2015

DeRisk IT Inc. is proud to be a sponsor of Row2Rio 2016, a rowing and cycling expedition that is intended to cross from London to Rio de Janeiro.

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BEST Fair
DeRisk IT Inc. Supports BEST Fair
Posted in DeRisk IT News| November 04, 2014

The Winfield Elementary School recently competed in the local BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) robotics competition at Muscle Shoals Community College.

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Certified Quality Assurance
Certified Quality Assurance
Posted in Certifications| September 26, 2014

Having trouble deciding between companies that provide software testing? Need a distinguishing factor to help you decide?

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DeRisk IT Inc.: Software Testing Solutions
Posted in Functional Testing| July 22, 2014

View the embedded YouTube video above to see an explanation of the software testing services of DeRisk IT Inc. and why our services are important in any software development project.

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Derisking
Derisking: Addressing the Problem of Risk in IT
Posted in Functional Testing| June 20, 2014

The vast majority of IT projects still fail to deliver acceptable, high quality systems on time and within budget. This has an immediate negative impact on costs and revenue and increases time to production and time to market. Most defects are commonly discovered late in the development cycle, often in production, which exponentially escalates the cost of fixing the defects.

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Keeping Business Onshore
Keeping Business Onshore
Posted in Onshore| February 19, 2014

Do you outsource your software testing to offshore companies? Are you thinking about replacing your in-house software testers with offshore software testers? If so, it may be time to rethink your strategy.

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The Truth About Offshore Contractors
The Truth About Offshore Contractors
Posted in Onshore| January 15, 2014

There are not many months where we cannot go out on the web and find where a contractor with a company has broken some set of rules or had some type of trouble in the workforce that is not acceptable.

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Lann Stewart and Sloan Harper
Sloan Harper Wins 2013 Clark Award
Posted in Company Events| December 5, 2013

Sloan Harper, ISTQB-certified software tester for DeRisk IT Inc., has been awarded the 2013 Clark Award. This award is given to the employee that best exemplifies the vision and corporate culture of DeRisk IT Inc.

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Warrior Dash
DeRisk IT Inc. Runs Warrior Dash
Posted in Company Events| April 20, 2013

Employees of DeRisk IT Inc.’s U.S. office recently participated in the world’s largest obstacle race, the Warrior Dash, in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Harper Teaches Agile
Sloan Harper Teaches Agile
Posted in Agile| April 8, 2013

On April 4, Quality Assurance tester Sloan Harper delivered a lecture, titled “Agile 101,” to fellow DeRisk IT Inc. team members.

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Lann Stewart and Sonya Carroll
Sonya Carroll Wins 2012 Clark Award
Posted in Company Events| January 10, 2013

Sonya Carroll, Project Lead for the DeRisk IT Inc. Offsite Testing Facility, has been awarded the 2012 Clark Award. This award is given out each year to the employee that best exemplifies the vision and corporate culture of DeRisk IT Inc.

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Malware Threats to the Work Environment
Malware Threats To The Work Environment
Posted in Functional Testing| March 29, 2011

Not thinking of malware threats when dealing with customer data is a mistake that many companies cannot afford to make. This should be priority one...

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Effective Communication and Testing
Effective Communication and Testing
Posted in Functional Testing| June 24, 2010

Effective communication is an important part of testing. Conveying your findings and exchanging information should always be done in a professional manner.

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Roundabout
What’s Your Software Index?
Posted in Functional Testing| April 13, 2010

What is your software index? Most companies intend to get the most value for their dollar when purchasing or developing software.

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Bevill State
DeRisk IT Inc. Presents at Job Expo
Posted in Company Events| April 3, 2009

Fayette, AL – 3 April 2009 - DeRisk IT Inc. recently participated in the Career Exploration at Bevill State Community College – Fayette Campus.

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Edward Clark, Dana Edmonson, and Lann Stewart
Dana Edmonson Wins 2008 Clark Award
Posted in Company Events| December 5, 2008

Dana Edmonson, Project Lead for the DeRisk IT Inc. offsite testing facility, has been awarded the 2008 Clark Award. This award is given out each year to the employee that best fits the corporate culture and best works to continue the vision of DeRisk IT Inc.

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Fishing Trip
DeRisk IT Inc. Hosts First Annual Fishing Trip
Posted in Company Events| July 31, 2006

Sandestin, Florida – July 31, 2006 - DeRisk IT Inc. hosted their first annual corporate fishing trip in early August. The fishing trip was accompanied by a week of meetings that involved...

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Edward Clark
Eddie Clark Becomes New Executive Chairman of DeRisk IT Ltd.
Posted in DeRisk IT News| April 14, 2003

London: Wednesday 14th April 2003, 0902 GMT - DeRisk IT Ltd. has appointed Eddie Clark as Executive Chairman of DeRisk IT Ltd. This appointment has been made with strategic and aggressive growth characteristics in mind, where Eddie will provide invaluable knowledge...

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