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What is a test plan?

A test plan is a tool you use while planning a period of testing. It basically describes what will be tested, who will do it, where they will do it, and how they plan on doing just that.
In some coorperations, where law and contracts are really important, test plans are usually the size of a small child, and nobody ever reads it. Apart from lawyers. That’s because test plans aren’t always made for you – they can also be made for your team or for different stakeholders.

GDPR, Miming passwords and laws in Denmark

There’s a new-ish law in Denmark and the rest of EU. GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It contains requirements for how companies are to protect and process personal data. Among other things, companies has to formally describe how they take care of personal data, before they start working with that data. […]

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Testing deep learning chatbots

Chatbots already exist, and have done so for decades. But the classical bots from “ye olden days” have their limits. They rely on a database of thousands of pre-made answers to pre-thought up conversation scenarios. Every time a user writes something, the bot looks through its database for an answer. If a user’s question alternate a little from the bot’s script, it’s followed up by a standard “I don’t understand the question” reply. It’s a stone sure way to find out if that sweet girl you’re talking to on Tinder is actually a human..

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Chatbot timeline: Stories of chatbots, virtual assistants and conversational interfaces

“Can machines think?” When Mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 asked that question, he also came up with the Turing test, a simple procedure to determine when a computer can “think”.  Let a human chat via Teletype with a computer and another human; if the person can’t determine which is the […]

Testing chatbots: An introduction to conversational interfaces

Chatbots are already here, but in the next couple of years, we’re going to see a lot more of them. Frameworks for them are both affordable and easily adaptable to specific companies. The chatbot can become part of a company’s support or information departments, without having to be built from scratch. But how do you test one?