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Diversified Skills Integral For Strong UAT Team

In sports such as football, baseball, and rugby, a utility player is someone who can play multiple positions well. One notable example is former Major League Baseball player Tony Phillips who, in 1991 with the Detroit Tigers, was the first … Continue reading

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Top-Down Changes Required In Order For Companies To Be Truly Socially Responsive

In 1862, scientists Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard completed their first pasteurization test. The practice of heating food to stave off harmful pathogens was an unheard of concept at the time and it took considerable time and effort before it … Continue reading

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How To Make Lemonade Out Of Lemons When UAT Participants Aren’t Ideal

To make “lemonade out of lemons” means to make turn a bad situation into better one. For instance, many people lost their jobs due to the recent economic recession and opted to make lemonade out of lemons by starting their … Continue reading

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Well-Executed Social Communications Yields Important, Intangible Gains

W. Clement Stone was a businessperson, philanthropist and author who one said, “Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive … Continue reading

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Deliver A Superior Customer Experience, Get Better Results In UAT

In August 2011, marketing guru Peter Shankman sent out a tweet: “Hey @Mortons – can you meet me at Newark airport with a porterhouse when I land in two hours? K, thanks.” Shankman meant it as a joke, but when … Continue reading

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A Good Start Matters In User Acceptance Testing

How a sprinter gets off the starting blocks can make all the difference in a race, so much that scientific research on sprint starting dates as far back as the 1920s. In sprinting, starting from a crouched position is more … Continue reading

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Regression In UAT Can Contribute To Stronger End Result

People often say that insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results. By that definition, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is very sane, as one of its components involves doing the same thing over and over, … Continue reading

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How UAT Can Be Scaled And Customized

Oftentimes, clothes off the rack won’t be the perfect fit, as they were made based on generic body shapes and sizes. People, however, are all unique. What looks great on a mannequin may pucker and crease on a person. That’s … Continue reading

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The Challenges Of Translating In User Acceptance Testing

“Le langage est source de malentendus.” Language is the source of misunderstandings, writes French author Antoine de Saint-Exupery in his famous novella, Le Petit Prince. The idiosyncrasies of different language can wreak havoc on global software solutions. VMC Project Manager … Continue reading

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In User Acceptance Testing, What Is Issue Triage?

The idea of triage has roots in World War I; French doctors prioritized the treatment of soldiers wounded in battle by categorizing them in three groups: those likely to live regardless of what care they receive, those likely to die … Continue reading

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