The Edge Blog

by Steve Gilde on 21 April 2020

Business Continuity Planning: Scared + Prepared = Spared

With extra time on my hands, I turned to my business bookshelf for some reading material and came across a dog-eared and much highlighted classic...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Risk, Virtualization, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 31 March 2020

Operational Resiliency: 4 Key Requirements for Your Business Continuity Plan

In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven many financial services companies to execute their business continuity plans and test...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Agile, Risk, Virtualization, DevOps, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 24 September 2019

Web FASTest: Payment Testing Demands Faster Releases

Our recent press release included the summary line: “Advanced capabilities meet market demands for ease of use, automation, integration”. But what...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 25 June 2019

ACI Exchange 2019: Testing What's Next

ACI Exchange 2019 took place last week in Washington DC. The event is ACI Worldwide’s annual user group conference that brings together many...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 29 May 2019

Virtualized ATM Testing: The Time is Now

After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide support for the Windows 7 platform. No software updates. No security patches or fixes. No...

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ATM Testing, Automation, Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 15 January 2019

Testing: A Critical Component of Digital Transformation

Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019 proved to be quite interesting. In it, Gartner states:

"The future will be characterized by...

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ATM Testing, Automation, Virtualization, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 8 January 2019

2019 Payments Testing Forecast

Welcome to 2019. I hope that you had a great break over the holidays and are ready to tackle what is sure to be an exciting new year.

In our final...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 18 December 2018

Payments Testing 2018: Year in Review

Where does the time go? 

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Payments Testing, Automation, Risk

by Steve Gilde on 20 November 2018

How to Take Control of Your Payments Testing Environment

I am back at the home office after the Connect NonStop Boot Camp event last week in San Francisco. I had a good week at the event, but even though...

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 6 November 2018

Optimize Your Time With Automated Testing

Well, the USA switched off Daylight Saving Time (or Summer Time) again this past weekend. And, while I didn’t actually gain any real time here, it...

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Payments Testing, Automation