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Quality, automation and Salesforce

The Dreamforce ‘19 Testing Track

  The Dreamforce ‘19 Testing Track If you are one of the 170K+ registered attendees for Dreamforce ‘19, you’re likely starting to think about your schedule and how to make the most of your time in San Fran. (Fun Fact: There will be roughly the same number of Dreamforce attendees as the entire population of Providence, Rhode Island. Let that [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|

Join Provar at WITness Success in Nashville – July 26 and 27

Join Provar at WITness Success in Nashville - July 26 and 27   You may think of Nashville as Music City, but the community, once solely known for honky-tonks and guitar-pickers now represents so much more than that. Today, Nashville is actually a hub, home and incubator for creators, innovators and dream makers. It’s a place where people with big [...]

By |July 26th, 2019|

Webinar: Testing ServiceMax with Provar – Register Now

Webinar: Testing ServiceMax with Provar - Register Now Quality field service needs quality delivery. With each ServiceMax upgrade, organizations need fast, accurate testing to keep quality high and take advantage of new features. But how can you deliver good testing that keeps pace with the rate of change? And for organizations with large-scale ServiceMax programs, how can you make [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|

Provar / Salesforce BST Program – Invitation to Apply

Provar / Salesforce BST Program - Invitation to Apply Do you want to improve your company’s Salesforce release experience? Would you be interested in sharing your test scenarios with Salesforce to be included in their official release testing? Provar is running a limited pilot with Salesforce to get our customers’ business scenarios run as part of Salesforce’s official release [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|

Introducing Jon Robinson, Provar’s Head of North America

Last year Provar welcomed Jon Robinson to the team. Read on to learn more about Jon's role as Provar's Head of North America and find out what he's working looking forward to this year. About Jon Jon has over 24 years of experience in the IT field, with the past 13 years being spent in the Quality Assurance space. With experience ranging from working [...]

By |March 22nd, 2019|

Headless Browser Testing in Chrome

Headless Browser Testing in Chrome Any time that you are doing UI automation, regardless of the platform or tool, one of the biggest pain points that you typically run into is having to drop everything when a test is running. Being forced to watch as a spectator while the automation is flying through your scripts is pretty awesome, but [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|

Webinar: Spring ’19 for Testers

Webinar: Spring' 19 for Testers Another year, another Salesforce release: Salesforce Spring '19 is currently in its sandbox preview window and as usual we've released a new Provar version to support the latest features and changes. The good news for Provar users is that we focus on staying ahead of Salesforce's tri-annual releases to help minimize the impact on [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|

Meet Bridgette Daly, our new Head of Australasia

Meet Bridgette Daly, our new Head of Australasia Here at Provar we're delighted to welcome our newest team member, Bridgette Daly, who's joining as our new Head of Australasia. Read on to learn more about Bridgette and what she's working on right now.  Connect on LinkedIn About Bridgette Bridgette is an accomplished IT professional with over [...]

By |August 24th, 2018|

How we Implemented Skuid Testing in Provar

How we Implemented Skuid Testing in Provar Here at Provar we’ve recently delivered some new features to help testers with Skuid testing. In this blog we talk about what is involved in Skuid testing and how we manage those elements in Provar to deliver a reliable and comprehensive Skuid testing solution. What is Skuid? With Skuid’s no-code platform, anyone [...]

By |July 24th, 2018|

April Product Update: Salesforce Test Integration Package

April Product Update: Salesforce Test Integration Package April was a busy month for the Provar engineering team, but there’s one extra-special new feature we’d like to highlight! Read on to find out more.     Salesforce Test Integration Package What is it? The Salesforce Test Integration package is an AppExchange solution to help you integrate [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|

March Product Update: Lightning Experience, Set Picklist Values by Index, Label Assertions

March Product Update: Lightning Experience, Set Picklist Values by Index, Label Assertions What are some new Provar features delivered this month that you might have missed? Our engineering team is constantly working on new features and we regularly deliver new versions, but we wanted to provide a recap of the latest enhancements, summarizing the big and small things [...]

By |March 3rd, 2018|

February Product Update: Web Services Testing, Salesforce CPQ Testing, New Reporting Options

February Product Update: Web Services Testing, Salesforce CPQ Testing, New Reporting Options We work hard to improve the functionality and usability of our test automation for Salesforce. Our engineering team is constantly working on new features and we regularly deliver new versions, but we wanted to provide a recap of the latest enhancements, summarizing the big and small [...]

By |February 28th, 2018|

Salesforce London Developers Meetup: January 31st

Salesforce London Developer Meetup: January 31st What better way to see January out than attending the first London Salesforce Developers’ Meetup of 2018? There was a great turnout, lovely food and drink and two great talks. Read on to find out more! As usual, the meetup started with time for chit-chat over some food and drink. Thanks [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|

Meet Richard Clark, Head of Salesforce Engineering

Meet Richard Clark, our new Head of Salesforce Engineering Here at Provar we're delighted to welcome our newest UK team member, Richard Clark, who's joining as our new Head of Salesforce Engineering. Read on to learn more about Richard, what he's working on right now, and what he's looking forward to in 2018.  Connect on LinkedIn [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|

What is Continuous Testing in Salesforce? [VIDEO]

What is Continuous Testing in Salesforce? [VIDEO] Continuous Testing forms an essential part of the DevOps process and is key to any large-scale Salesforce delivery. It’s also easy to achieve with Provar’s Salesforce test automation. Read on to learn more. So what is Continuous Testing? A relatively new term, Continuous Testing just means executing your automated testing on [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|

Integrating Test Automation with Salesforce DX [VIDEO]

Integrating Test Automation with Salesforce DX [VIDEO] With Salesforce DX now on general release, we thought it was time to give it a test-run with Provar. After a few late nights last week, the team got everything up and running in time for a sneak peek during our latest webinar. Read on to find out how it went... [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|

What is the Salesforce CPQ Testing Challenge?

What is the Salesforce CPQ Testing Challenge? Salesforce CPQ is a popular CPQ solution. But for an application with so many large-scale implementations, why is Salesforce CPQ so new to test automation? Read on to learn the primary challenges facing Salesforce CPQ testing and some examples of how Provar has tackled them. What is Salesforce CPQ? Salesforce CPQ (formerly Steelbrick) is [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|

Single Sign-On FAQs

Single Sign-On FAQs   This month Provar is launching a Single Sign-On service for customers. Read our FAQs below to find out what this means for you. What does my single sign-on account give me access to?You’ll be able to access all Provar support features using your single sign-on account. This includes the Service Desk to raise [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|

New to Provar: life as a Junior Tester

New to Provar: life as a Junior Tester "What's it like working at Provar?" Aaditya Dhar is a Junior Tester who joined Provar this year. Read on to hear Aaditya's thoughts on his first few months at Provar. For most people, having a job is a way of making money, just a way of having a [...]

By |June 16th, 2017|

What Provar’s new ServiceMax partnership means for customers

What Provar's new ServiceMax partnership means for customers Earlier this year, Provar partnered with ServiceMax to share test automation with a new audience. Today this partnership becomes official. (Check out our press release here!) Provar is proud to be the first ever test automation company to integrate with ServiceMax. Provar has a range of features specialized towards ServiceMax testing [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|

WEBINAR: Is your test automation Lightning-ready?

The Salesforce Lightning UI is upon us. But how does test automation work in this new landscape? What are the key challenges that we need to overcome to achieve powerful test automation in Salesforce Lightning? And do we need to discard our tests from Salesforce Classic and start again from scratch, or is there a better way? Discover the key [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|

Life at Provar – a view from Provar’s India office

Welcome. We are excited to welcome you to Provar’s first HR blog! This is another step which gives us a unique opportunity to talk more about life at Provar's India office and other exciting things we do other than work.  If you’re wondering what you can expect from this blog, read on…. These blogs are one of the many initiatives [...]

By |November 6th, 2016|

Three ways to get the most out of Dreamforce 2016

Dreamforce 2016 is coming up! Here at Provar we're making our travel plans, putting the finishing touches on our stand and bookmarking our favorite sessions. What about you: have you sorted your schedule? Planned your week? If the answer to either of these two questions is 'no', now's the time to get started! Read on to hear our top three tips for Dreamforce 2016, as well as to hear [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|