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4 Steps Towards Developing the Agile Testing Mindset for Successful Transition to Agile Process

Making the switch to Agile requires laying the groundwork around education, documentation and metrics.

Agile development and testing is not a methodology – it’s a mindset. According to a VersionOne survey, 88 percent of businesses are practicing agile development, but many are struggling with the transformation, with failures generally attributed to “culture and resistance to change.”

If you fail to transition testers to the correct mindset before trying to tackle the process changes, then you’re setting your team up for failure.

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Getting Started with Agile Scrum Methodology: The Complete Guide for Software Developers and Testers

Introduction:

This is the guide for software developers and testers to understand and start working on the very famous Agile SCRUM methodology for software development and testing. Learn the basic but important terminologies used in Agile Scrum process along with a real example of the complete process.

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SCRUM is a process in agile methodology which is a combination of Iterative model and incremental model.

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qTest eXplorer Review: The Ultimate Tool For The Agile Tester!

If you’re in the market for a test management platform that can cope with the demands of agile testing and keep pace with the rapid cycles of agile development, then QASymphony’s latest release is going to interest you. The company recently unveiled a new combination of its test management solution, qTest, and its exploratory testing tool, qTest eXplorer.

The consolidated testing platform is intended to be a one-stop-shop for testers. It encompasses the full lifecycle from requirements and test case design, through test execution and defect tracking, to real-time reports on status and quality-metrics.

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“DevOps” an Extension of Agile Methodology – How It will Impact QA?

DevOps and Software Testing:

A recent RightScale survey has found that 54% of companies have adopted DevOps and the interest around DevOps is increasing rapidly. In this article we will learn how this new software development methodology will impact QA and how the QA function as a whole should evolve to embrace this change.

What is DevOps?

DevOps – a combination of Development & Operations – is a software development methodology which looks to integrate all the software development functions from development to operations within the same cycle.

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How to Deliver High Value Software Features in a Short Time Period using Agile Scrum Process

What is agile scrum (sprint) process?

Scrum is a software development process. In today’s rapid world stakeholders want immediate return on their investments. They don’t want to wait for longer periods to get full featured product. As a result, nowadays new software development and testing framework is catching momentum i.e. Scrum approach.

In scrum, projects are divided in small features to be developed and tested in specific time-frames called as sprint (small cycles). Features should get developed and tested in specified small time-frames.  This agile scrum team is handled by scrum master.

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How To Be a Good Team Mentor, Coach and a True Team-Defender in an Agile Testing World? – The Inspiration

You must be impressed with the ‘Idea’ AD and this time it is back with the ‘Walk when you talk’ idea. Abhishek Bacchan, who appears as a doctor in ‘Walk when you talk’ AD, this is a definitely out of an ordinary AD, but then, I wouldn’t expect anything else from the “Idea” AD; I love to see the AD and it’s one of my favorite AD since it’s place in line with my emotion and I hope with some of yours emotion as well.

Is it just an AD in changing the health and mind-set of people or an AD to increase the mobile connection sales?
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