Martin Cunnington is COO & QA Director at spriteCloud BV. He has over 25 years international IT experience working for and with blue chip clients. Martin has mastered delivering measurable results with new technologies in a variety of senior positions including project, quality, test and production management. He manages time, money, scope, people and processes on a daily basis, likes street art and can juggle. "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." Hunter S. Thompson (1937–2005)

Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (December 2019)

An update to our Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations.

Introduction The following post updates our recommendations for platforms, operating systems and browsers to use when testing commercial web sites targeting consumers in Europe. Our recommendations are based on usage figures widely available on the Internet, our experience and our analysis of client needs. Since browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (August 2019)

An update to our Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations.

Introduction The following post updates our recommendations for platforms, operating systems and browsers to use when testing commercial web sites targeting consumers in Europe. Our recommendations are based on usage figures widely available on the Internet, our experience and our analysis of client needs. Since browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (April 2019)

An update to our Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations.

Introduction The following post updates our recommendations for platforms, operating systems and browsers to use when testing commercial web sites targeting consumers in Europe. Our recommendations are based on usage figures widely available on the Internet, our experience and our analysis of client needs. Since browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations […]

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Press Release: spriteCloud launches Calliope.pro for immediate use by worldwide test automation community

Calliope.pro

Calliope.pro imports JSON and XML test results from Cucumber, jUnit and other major software test automation tools and makes the data easily accessible in a central, shareable dashboard Amsterdam, The Netherlands – October 23, 2018 – spriteCloud B.V., a provider of software testing services, announces the worldwide availability of the unified test results dashboard Calliope.pro. […]

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VR Days Europe, 3-5 November 2016, Amsterdam

We are proud to announce that spriteCloud is sponsoring VR Days Europe, 3-5 November 2016, here in Amsterdam. Since the launch of our dedicated VR testing group, interest has grown and virtual reality is on the rise. All the more reason for us to sponsor this exciting VR event. Interested in how we approach a […]

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Cloud bullying

My alien has returned to his own planet, leaving me with a re-organized brain and a manual. That gives me enough space upstairs to think about strategy, namely: why would a brilliant tester want to work at spriteCloud? Good question! In search of some inspiration for my weekly blog, the morning news brought an interesting […]

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Cloud organization

My third week and something upstairs is happening. It feels like something is sorting and rearranging all information. A bit like the alien in “Men in Black II” in the post office. But because it feels like I outsourced it to an alien as well, there is a strange feeling going on between starting to […]

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Cloud party

I survived my first week and let me tell you my head was filled with information. Best to be described as complete chaos upstairs. You know that feeling when you know that you know, but you have no idea where to find it? It is somewhere in that grey mass and hidden between all other […]

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We eat, sleep, live, breathe bug testing

So I was told when applying for the position of IT recruiter at spriteCloud in Amsterdam. But first, let’s go back to the beginning. That was the moment I decided to give up my independence and commit myself to a company as an employee. Now, being a bit of a rebel, the challenge was to […]

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Why call it Calliope?

sC: Mike, you named our test automation product spriteCloud Calliope and you titled the introductory article “The Muse that Helps Your Test Suites Tell Their Stories”. What’s that all about? Mike Feord: Well, Calliope is the muse of epic poetry and story-telling. The Calliope is a steam-driven organ, and the first industrial machine to play […]

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Gonzo QA: Fear and Loathing at Scrum Day Europe 2014 (part 2)

A savage journey to the heart of evidence-based management for software organizations in 1,000 words or less Dateline: 3 July 2014, Amsterdam (Read part 1.) Lunch-time sandwiches behind me, Forrester’s Diego lo Giudice’s Keynote: The State of Scaling Agile In The Age of The Customer roared into life in the ‘Grote zaal’. Sporting a sharp […]

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Gonzo QA: Fear and Loathing at Scrum Day Europe 2014 (part 1)

A savage journey to the heart of evidence-based management for software organizations in 1,000 words or less Dateline: 3 July 2014, Amsterdam I approached Scrum Day Europe with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Ken Schwaber was giving the opening and closing keynote speeches. Ken Schwaber! Ken co-developed the Scrum process and signed the Agile […]

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