Author Profile Information - Stefan Gogoll

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Strategiest & QA Innovator at aqua
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Stefan is an entrepreneur who deeply believes in technology. With his company, andagon Group, he’s been empowering businesses around the world to build better software through their quality assurance services and products since 2001.
Stefan has cultivated a knack for tailoring aqua to seamlessly integrate with client processes. His expertise spans across various industries, making him a versatile QA strategist.

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aqua cloud Receives IT Management Software Recognition from a Renowned Finance Sector Platform
FinancesOnline, a well-known reputable review software platform, gives aqua cloud the Rising Star Award, marking it for its great work as IT management software in the FinTech sector. This award is given to IT management software brands that have enjoyed a steady growth in the number of loyal customers and happy users for a while now.
31 May 2024
Your Only Guide for Long-Term Test Maintenance and Management in 2024
For a QA professional in Agile, work life could be hectic. You work on testing new features and updates as they are developed, thinking everything’s going fine. The test suite is growing bigger, and you are under constant pressure to keep up with your tasks. And then, when the development team releases a major update, everything goes awry: a critical update sneaks past your testing radar, resulting in a bug with the session handling function. Users are left frustrated, and the company's reputation takes a hit. Wow, what a mess! Should you start pointing fingers now, blaming everyone and everything? No. To avoid this chaos, you should learn about test maintenance best practices, and this guide will bring you everything you need.
19 April 2024
Why does your QA team need a professional Test Management System?
Ben from Company X has always assumed he can manage QA without a Test Management System (TMS). He believed in his team’s ability to handle everything manually, relying on spreadsheets, emails, and sticky notes to keep track of tests, bugs, and team progress. In fact, Ben's team was even able to allocate the budget for a simple bug-tracking tool this year. So they should be fine now, right? Wrong. Although Ben is a good and hard-working guy, in this article, we explore why you should not be like Ben and invest in a professional TMS before it's too late.
06 April 2024
15 Best AI Test Management Tools in 2024
Are you tired of the complexities and uncertainties surrounding AI test management? Are you lost among the tools, unsure which one truly fits your needs in this rapidly evolving landscape? Don’t worry. This comprehensive guide unveils the 15 best AI test management tools for 2024. If you are eager to dive into AI in QA, rest assured that by the end of this article, you'll have all the insights and recommendations necessary to propel your testing endeavours to new heights.
31 March 2024
Top 21 Bug Tracking Tools in 2024
Are you on the lookout for the perfect bug-tracking tool to streamline your software development process? Finding the right bug-tracking solution can make all the difference in ensuring the quality and reliability of your software product. If you are a QA professional looking for that ultimate solution, this article is your go-to resource for understanding, evaluating, and selecting the ideal bug-tracking tool. How will you determine which one is your ultimate solution? Read on and have answers to all your questions.
14 March 2024
Metrics that Matter: Tracking and Measuring Your Testing Success with aqua cloud’s Insights
Software is now a part of our everyday lives. We use various technology and systems to order food, complete tasks, stay fit, etc. Good testing and quality checking are at the heart of software development that successfully gains users and delivers value. Ensuring the quality and reliability of your product is as vital as the product itself. This is where aqua cloud, a robust platform for tracking and measuring testing success, can come in handy.
21 February 2024
Dashboards vs. Reports for QA: Deciphering the Dynamics
Picture this: you, as a QA professional, strive for real-time insights to keep your finger on the pulse of ongoing testing activities. Dashboards offer immediate, at-a-glance insights into ongoing testing progress. On the other hand, reports provide you with in-depth analysis, offering a comprehensive overview and detailed breakdown of the testing landscape. But, which one should you rely on in your day-to-day activities? Let's explore both in detail with aqua's decade-long expertise to understand where and how each can empower your testing endeavours.
25 December 2023
Facts and myths about the power of AI in QA testing
In today's tech buzz, AI's role in Quality Assurance (QA) testing is like a futuristic magic trick—everyone's talking about it. But what's real, and what's just smoke and mirrors? This article isn't pulling any tricks; it's here to reveal the actual powers and bust the myths of AI in QA testing. So buckle up because we're diving into the real deal, separating fact from fiction, and giving you the inside scoop on how AI truly rocks the QA world.
04 December 2023
How to integrate AI with Traditional Test Management?
The demand for faster and more efficient software development processes is at an all-time high. As businesses evolve, so do the methodologies and tools they employ, making the integration of modern technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, immensely. One business domain witnessing this transformative wave is traditional test management. But why should one consider weaving AI into their age-old test management practices? Let's explore the compelling reasons and review whether it’s worth implementing.
16 November 2023
Empowering Collaboration in QA Planning: Everything You Need to Know
Imagine a busy development department where QA specialists are often isolated, their invaluable insights frequently ignored until the last minute. Sounds familiar? It should not. This situation frequently results in overlooked bugs, postponed releases, and frustrated stakeholders. If it happens in your company, something is wrong. What if we put forward a strategy to overcome these barriers and improve collaboration in QA planning?
10 November 2023
How to perform effective test plan management: complete guide
Ever found yourself facing a big testing project deadline, only to realise your plans are all over the place? Then, come closer, we know the feeling. Effective test plan management is the secret sauce that can make or break your testing process, and this guide is your compass to navigate the test plan management world.
15 September 2023
Managing parallel test execution: the relay race
You have probably felt the pressure of tight software release schedules, the frustration of long testing cycles, and the anxiety of potential bugs slipping through the cracks. You are not alone. But fear not! We're here to guide you through a game-changing strategy to ease your concerns and revolutionise your testing approach.
23 August 2023
Test environment management: the only breakdown you will ever need
Are you ready to elevate your testing prowess to the next level and become a true master of test environment management? If you're an experienced QA professional who can orchestrate complex testing landscapes with finesse, look no further.
21 August 2023
Requirements management: everything you need to know about in 1 article
Imagine a world where QA testing becomes a seamless and triumphant journey, where projects consistently deliver on time and exceed expectations. The secret to unlocking this realm of success lies in the often-overlooked art of requirements management. You probably know the critical importance of thorough testing, but have you ever wondered how mastering the management of project requirements can revolutionise your testing process?
18 August 2023
How we crush remote work communication issues at aqua
In recent years, working from home has become a norm for companies worldwide. It also brings many challenges, particularly in the area of communication. As a pro-remote company, we are here to discuss the main remote work communication challenges and how you can deal with them effectively in the upcoming years.
13 July 2023
Eliminate tech chaos with the power of effective debt management
In the ever-evolving landscape of software development, where innovation drives progress, there exists a formidable challenge that you probably keep postponing—technical debt. It's the result of shortcuts, compromises, and postponed decisions that can destroy software projects, hinder growth and suffocate creativity.
30 June 2023
Everything you need to know about compatibility testing in 1 article
Have you ever encountered software in your pet projects that works smoothly on some devices and crush on others? It can be a frustrating experience not to be able to deliver software that operates perfectly in various operations systems, devices, and hardware. That's where compatibility testing comes in - a crucial part of software development that will help you ensure a seamless user experience.
30 May 2023
Time pressure in QA: does it help or hinder the productivity of testers?
How much time do developers need to change a bulb? The answer is enough to write an algorithm, plus as much as testers need to test it. So, in reality, defining this “much” as testers need is always a big challenge.
28 December 2022