After a few embarassing announcements, and failed launches, I have successfully re-crafted my websitefor 2100 Solutions Consulting, LLC. This branding of my services includes, Program Management, BPM Strategy, Quality Assurance, Testing, Performance Preparation and Strategy, Automated Testing and Product Development.
Here is a URL for the Ruby on Rails website I just launched using the Heroku enviornment this weekend. http://2100solutions.com
Heroku was by far the easiest host to implement.
Now a stable 24/7 presence with links to my external blogs and pursuits.
I have other RoR websites completed, but not yet launched on Heroku. All published websites will be managed through GitHub. My account at GitHub is WAFulbright, if you’d like to see or follow or contribute to my code! Let’s do talk before you contribute! Thanks!
Do you have a full rundown/analysis of the gaps you may have in your system?
Have you created a checklist of all:
methods of transmission
frequency of sweeps
frequency of security monitoring status reports?
Do you have a network ops monitoring application?
This is not the year to be avoiding the security risks afoot … not only from your own employees, random local hacker, but serious international hacking as pro-active attacks on your system. 2014 demonstrated an increase in security leaks – or might i say exposure of weak security by upstream hackers with malicious intent. Expect more of it. Breaches have been happening every year for some time. We are no longer surprised by them. It is another overload of input that we as consumers can do little to prevent.
Prevention of security leaks are up to those responsible for maintaining our private accounts and data. That they have allowed weaknesses that are gaps, and hackable, is irresponsible, unacceptable, and once leaked causes much damage financially, and personally.
The term Threat Agentis used to indicate an individual or group that can manifest a threat. It is fundamental to identify who would want to exploit the assets of a company, and how they might use them against the company. You can read more about it here: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Threat_Agent
Some time ago I decided to re-write my About Me page so as to incorporate some lessons learnt from research into sales, marketing and in particular – copywriting. While doing so it made sense to look for words that would lend weight to the message I wanted to convey. I turned to the book Words That Sell for inspiration and as a result, developed my lists of Words That Sell Software Testing below:
Technical words that dazzle the listener or reader with the cutting-edge possibilities of a product or service:
Sets the standard
Cerebral words that appeal to the head and that carry a tone of maturity and competence:
Logical Read More »
Just wondering. Internet of Things will be massive. Wearable devices for Health, Medicine, Communication, Entertainment, Functional Workplace Applications, etc. There are as many applications under development and those we haven’t seen, that will challenge the test methodology we use to test our present systems and environments.
Imagine the test required for a brain wave synchronizer, being driven by an application and data residing in the cloud, that will capture the experiential responses as well as govern them for the user. The uses in this case are vast. Relaxation, Accelerated Learning, Medical monitoring of Brain Wave activity, treatment of ADHD, transmission of said data to and from subscribers, etc. I can imagine the Test Strategy Document, Test Plan, the Lab work, the logistics and Planning. Test resources with the skills to run the full gamut of tests? This was a product I developed back in the 80’s, but I was the testing guinea pig!!
We will need to step it up, to keep up with the variety and depth of new applications. Creative thinking, innovative approaches to capturing the device dynamics, and reporting those as metrics… I think it is a very exciting time, and we will see this explosion happen over the next 15 years. It is inevitable.
You might want to consider: What does this mean to you? How will you remain relevant? Does this mean your present skills are already obsolete, or that you will have to learn something new (I certainly hope so!)
Let me know how and why you think this will impact your testing career!