GlobalNow expands Colombian operations to Medellin Ruta N through CIS alliance

GlobalNow announced earlier today that it recently expanded its GlobalNow Colombian business operations to RUTA N’s Medellin location.   Per Bob Foster, President of GlobalNow Colombia S.A.  “Through our alliance with Custom Information Services (CIS), we have a unique opportunity to create an outstanding team of technical engineers and help desk professionals. Custom Information Services is […]

Automating API Testing using Postman

Last September I wrote this blog entry describing how to implement API testing using a combination of Python and Behave. In this new post, I would like to describe how I also use Postman to test APIs. Postman is a Google Chrome app which we typically use to quickly test APIs to see the returned […]

Getting started with QA Automation Can be Painful – How to Accelerate Deployment

Note: The automation tool referenced below was created from the great work and by our skillful Automation Engineering team Yeah, it can be, if this is the first time that you are considering the implementation of test automation in your software project, the evaluation process and deployment of the solution could become a nightmare. There […]

Client Testimonials: GlobalNow On-Demand Talent Services

GlobalNow provides “On-Demand” IT talent from within the U.S. and around the world. We respond rapidly to client needs with high quality and affordable talent. Check out these recent examples: Roger Hess from Intelligent Sense Richard Our client needed a highly skilled QA lead, GlobalNow provided Richard from US/Mexico within 24 hours, now working on […]

Blended Team Success – What’s the secret?

I’ve been fortunate to be able to work closely with people from a variety of countries, industries, and cultures—helping build and manage technology-oriented teams. At times it has been challenging, but for the most part it has been very rewarding; quite frankly it’s my favorite part of my job. It seems many companies (large and small) […]

Rest API testing using behave in Python

by: Jason Campos – Senior QA Engineer – GlobalNow IT API testing is an important component in a company’s QA strategy since their client’s often consume the API endpoints to get the necessary information for execution of the business. In most cases, manual testing is initially performed at the most important endpoints to ensure the […]

A software QA professional’s perspective on building trust within distributed teams

By Alonso Badilla – GlobalNow IT QA Lead As a software QA professionally, I would like to share my experience in building trust within distributed product teams from locations around the world; which at times can be a challenging due to factors such as cultural differences, personalities, skill levels and communication issues. From my personal […]

Why and How we used Docker for our QA automation project

In my previous blog, I talked about the first phase of a successful QA automation project built on a Docker environment. Now, I would like to describe the advantages we realized by using Docker, and some of the techniques we used to implement. Typically, when we begin a new automation project, we spend significant time […]

My QA Automation Project – Key Steps to Success

I recently finished the first phase of a successful QA automation project built on a Docker environment.  Below are some of the key steps we took as part of the project: Setting expectations and choosing the framework: My first step was to help educate the client on what could be accomplished for their project with […]

Costa Rica Meetup – Ranorex for Automation

Alex, our QA manager in San Jose, was asked recently to present Ranorex QA automation features to the local QA meetup.  As usual, Alex did a great job, speaking to Ranorex’ ability to automate both web and mobile projects.  Below is the presentation in Spanish, please feel free to contact us if you would like […]