The Edge Blog

by Steve Gilde on 15 January 2019

Testing: A Critical Component of Digital Transformation

Well, it rained here again this past weekend. Now something like 25 wet Saturdays and Sundays in a row for us dating back to the middle of last...

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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

by Steve Gilde on 16 October 2018

Employee Ghosting: Another Case for Automating Payments Testing

Just as we get ready for the scariest time of the year here in the US, the Paragon team finds that we have already been ghosted. At least we think...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Risk

by Steve Gilde on 9 October 2018

Payments Testing Center of Excellence: Size Does Not Matter

Over the past few weeks, I have written quite a bit about all the change taking place within the payments industry. If the level of activity at a...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 2 October 2018

How Your Organization Can Withstand the TEST of Time

Just a few more words about the recent Diebold Nixdorf TAGxPIX event before we move on…

Near the end of the session, the DN team asked me if I...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Risk, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 11 September 2018

Payments Testing: Manual Labor vs Automation

Another weekend of working out in the backyard (or as my wife calls it “the money pit”).

I have made some significant progress with my efforts to...

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 7 August 2018

Testing Center of Excellence: A Mission (Not So) Impossible for Financial Institutions

“Good morning Ethan. It's been widely reported in the press, through research papers and by industry analysts that consumers across the globe have...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation