Inaugural VPS Golf Classic to benefit WhyHunger

We have the honor of organizing our first ever tournament to benefit our customer WhyHunger, a non-profit organization that empowers local communities around the world to meet the nutritional needs of the less fortunate.

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Appian World 2018 in Miami

A message from the CEO If you’re like us, you’ve had enough of winter and you’re looking forward to spring.  This spring, we’re looking forward especially to Appian World, coming…

News of the Damned!

I got tipped off to this podcast at CAST. “Join your faithful host James Pulley and special guests every week for analysis on globally crashing websites and system failures while he reviews the disastrous sins of the evildoers in the IT department…”

CAST Takeaways - Testing Under the Gun

Justin Harrison and I recently attended CAST – the Conference for the Association for Software Testing, and over the past week as we got back into the flow after our…

Vision Point Systems will Present at CAST 2017

CAST 2017 is the Conference for the Association of Software Testers.  The conference this year is in Nashville, August 16-18th. Our Lead Performance Tester, Justin Harrison will be a featured…

Fax and BPM: A Match Made in Heaven

Greetings from 32000 Feet somewhere over Utah, on my way to AppianWorld. Our friends at Twilio released support for Fax over the weekend. They’ve been having fun with it on social media, playing into the archaicness of the technology, but I’m super stoked at what kind of possibilities this opens up to our BPM Customers.

Performance Testing 101: Types of Tests

Any software team worth its salt has testers. They execute functional tests to make sure that the system works as designed. They are, by and large excellent at this. What they usually DO NOT do, due to constraints of resources, is make sure that the system that worked correctly with 1 user (the tester) works correctly with 1000 or 10,000 users.

Get Yer Heads Out of Your Agile

For the past few years, both on customer projects and also on internal development projects, we have used the Agile Methodology*. I add the asterisk because no one seems to agree on what exactly agile should be, and no team I’ve ever seen (even within an organization) does it the same way.