Frequently Asked Questions

Outsourcing to Vietnam

Gear inc is an IT outsourcing company located in Hanoi, Vietnam who specializes in:
Software Development, Gaming, QA Services, Brand Moderation , Hire Developers. Other services also include free consultations, and free trials of our services. For more information, you can contact:
Email: hello@gearinc.com
Contact numbers:
US: +1 (415) 992 7739
VN: +84 24 3972 8621

Pressures of cost restraints, overheads, and the benefits of skilled workforces with cost effective services in locations like South East Asia, are driving the industry.

Some of the test automation tools that can help you execute the testing process efficiently are as follows: Appium, Calabash, iOS Driver, KIF, Kobiton, MonkeyTalk, Robotium, Selendroid, Testing With Frank, and WebLOAD.

  • Ignoring QA stage
  • Unorganized feedback process
  • Lack of real-time communication with remote teams
  • Leaving room for assumptions
  • Ignoring client feedback
  • Delaying the testing process
  • Reporting inconsistent bugs
  • Receiving feedback from incorrect people
  • Ignoring critical areas
  • Failing to log least important bugs

Social listening is the process of monitoring conversations online to determine what your customers are saying about you as a brand and what their needs are, as well as what’s being said about your competitors.

  • Join social media discussions actively.
  • Understand social trends and news.
  • Identify your influencers.
  • Recognize the need for product development.
  • Know your competitors.

There are four types of keywords your business should be aware of: brand keywords, industry keywords, location-specific keywords, and negative keywords.

  • Software testing is solely a quality control activity.
  • Software testing is an easy job.
  • A tester can test everything.
  • Testing performed means your software is 100% bug-free.
  • A tester's job is just to find bugs.
  • Testers do not contribute value to the product.
  • Software testing hinders speedy market delivery.
  • Automation will replace human testers.
  • Rise of open source tools
  • Increased demand for quality at high speed
  • Increased demand for software development engineers in testing (SDETs)
  • Domination of Agile and DevOps
  • Big data testing
  • Giving way of performance testing for performance engineering
  • Growth of Internet of Things (IoT) testing
  • Digital testing
  • Prominence of quality engineering with DevOps
  • Growth of software testing budgets

Software testing life cycle (STLC) refers to the software testing process that consists of a set of steps to be executed in a sequence. It is done to ensure that the software meets the required quality standards and identify areas that need improvement.

Although the phases of STLC may vary based on the organization, the basic steps remain the same:

  1. Analysis of Testing Requirements
  2. Test Planning
  3. Development of Test Cases
  4. Setting Up of Test Environment
  5. Execution of Test Cases
  6. Test Cycle Closure Phase

Here are a few tips to follow for an effective agile testing:

  • Incorporate testers into the development team.
  • Perform risk-based testing.
  • Review unit tests.
  • Use an automated test framework.
  • Update team members about quality metrics.
  • Hold a test scrum.
  • Hold retrospective meetings.
  • Plan to manage open problems.
  • Choose testing techniques according to the risk.
  • Test from a customer perspective.

In the context of software development, quality assurance (QA) is a process that ensures the software meets the required quality standards and specifications before hitting the market.

  • Your software product is your legacy, and it is not free.
  • Developers are not enough.
  • Software testing detects defects.
  • QA is not just about what does not work.
  • Ability to save money, resources, and time
  • Access to the best talents
  • Faster results
  • Focus on the development process and other core company functions
  • Fresh perspective