4 Mistakes of My Life as a Software Tester (and You’re Probably Making These)

We all heard the story of the little frogs in the well who thought the world is the well until they came out and realized how big, beautiful and different it is!

Do you think you have lived this story at some point in your professional life? Well, everyone has. Welcome to the world of reality – beautiful testing :).

Today, I want to share 4 mistakes I made when I started my software testing career. You’re Probably Making These. Check out.  Continue reading →


Know a Leader – 14 Questions with Neeraj Tripathi, VP of Global QA at Infor [Interview]

Today, I am excited to start a brand new interview series – ‘Know a Leader’, where we will be interviewing famous personalities from the Software Testing industry.

I am sure these interviews will immensely help and inspire our readers.

Our today’s guest is Neeraj Tripathi, VP of global QA at Infor.com

Neeraj, it is a pleasure to be conversing with you today. We appreciate you taking the time to answer our questions. Our readers will be thrilled to meet you and know your views, virtually, through this 14 Questions series.  Continue reading →

How to Make Agile Estimation Process Easy with Planning Poker

An art of estimation is known to all.

We estimate every day in our lives. Most of us can estimate the weight of the vegetables just by holding them; we can also gauge the ripeness of a fruit by its aroma.

In today’s article, we will learn about Planning Poker also known as Scrum Poker Cards, an agile estimation and planning technique, which is very popular, easy, and simple technique in current days.  Continue reading →

How to Become an Excellent Communicator as a Tester – A 4-Step Process

Hello my dear readers, Hope you all are in pink of health and enjoying Testing! I am doing great too and excited to share some interesting things with you about effective communication skills and how to achieve it.

Consider the above sentences as the start of this article vs. the following:

The Topic of today’s discussion is “Effective Communication Skills” and how to achieve it.

Which one will create more interest in the readers?  Continue reading →

A Step-By-Step Guide to Get Your First Paid Crowdsourced Testing Project

In this post, I would like to guide you and share my knowledge on the steps to be taken to get invites for paid testing projects.

=> First and foremost, thoroughly understand the topic “Guide to Crowdsourced Testing” and select any of the crowd sourcing sites from the list mentioned in this page. Register/create your own account with one or more sites to start getting Crowdsourced testing projects online.

Below are the steps from my experience that will help you in your journey to quickly build your freelance tester profile and start getting Crowdsourced Testing Projects. At the end of this post, we have also answered few most frequently asked crowdsourced testing questions. Continue reading →

How to Write Test Cases for a Given Scenario (2 Most Important User’s Questions With Answers)

At STH, we love questions and always encourage them. It is the only way to promote a healthy discussion and develop a perspective.

In today’s article, we will answer two of the interesting questions that were submitted to us through the comments on our articles.

We could have answered them in the comments itself, but due to their length and their wide applicability to everyone in similar situations we have designed this post just as an exclusive Q&A.  Continue reading →