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Steve Gilde

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by Steve Gilde on 12 October 2021

Keep Calm and Test On

Almost exactly one year ago, I wrote this line in my blog Why You Need MORE Stress in Your Life: “After a long, hot summer here in the USA, many...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Remote Testing, Testing Collaboration, Testing Automation

by Steve Gilde on 19 August 2021

Projects, Tests, and (Even More) Statistics

As if your own hectic daily schedule is not evidence enough, industry experts seem to agree that there is a lot going on within the payment...

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Payments Testing, Remote Testing, Testing Collaboration, Testing Automation

by Steve Gilde on 22 July 2021

Projects, Tests, and Statistics

While there is still some way to go before we can declare the COVID crises to be officially over, the rush is clearly on to find a new normal....

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Payments Testing, Remote Testing, Testing Collaboration, Testing Automation

by Steve Gilde on 8 June 2021

Battleground: Payments

Despite the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on the global economy, the payments industry was able to power through the early days of the crises...

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Payments Testing, Payments, Big Tech, Fintech

by Steve Gilde on 18 May 2021

Testing Automation: A New Imperative

While there are still a number of COVID-19 hotspots around the world, we are starting to see many signs of recovery. Even though we still have a...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Testing Automation, Virtual ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 14 April 2021

It’s Time to Put Your ATM Lab into the Cloud Part 2

Banks, credit unions, processors and other organizations that provide payment services are moving aggressively toward the cloud. While every...

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Payments Testing, Cloud Solutions, Virtual ATM Testing, ATM Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 1 April 2021

It’s Time to Put Your ATM Lab into the Cloud

As we saw in our most recent blog series, “It’s Time to Move Your Payments Testing to the Cloud,” both cloud computing and APIs are hot topics in...

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Payments Testing, Cloud Solutions, Virtual ATM Testing, ATM Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 1 March 2021

It’s Time to Move Your Payments Testing to the Cloud: Part Two

In a recent survey of 1,750 IT executive conducted by Capgemini as a part of their annual World Quality Report for 2020-21, respondents indicated...

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Payments Testing, Cloud Solutions, Virtual ATM Testing, ATM Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 22 February 2021

It’s Time to Move Your Payments Testing to the Cloud: Part One

The concept of cloud computing has been around for more than 50 years. Legend has it that cloud as a concept was first discussed back in the early...

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Payments Testing, Cloud Solutions, Virtual ATM Testing, ATM Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 10 December 2020

Expect the Unexpected – What Have We Learned In 2020

As far as anyone knows, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 made its first leap from animals to humans through two key sources: pangolins and...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation