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August 19th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, How to be a good tester, Tester vs Developer, Testing best practices, Testing Tips and resources
You are so lucky to be in testing, you won’t have to look after all these messy things – prototyping, client confirmation, development, logic.., – a frustrated developer
But I have to look after mess you create, – a frustrated tester
A long silence.
Most of the time, being in testing industry, we have felt mixed emotions – at a time it seems really easy and at a time it feels really difficult.
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July 14th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Questions & answers
How to Get Into Software Testing from Non-IT field?
IT industry emerged to be a popular and glamorous career choice in the recent times. More and More individuals who have not been in the field want to try their hands at it. This is great, because technological inclination, fairly good pay, global outreach, challenging positions and scope for innovation are few plus-s of an IT career.
In this context, the go to branch of IT that attracts everyone is QA or of the software testing stream. This is perfect too, because QA is a great career choice in itself with lots of advancement opportunities. Continue reading →
April 28th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Soft skills for testers
Why do you like testing?
I repeated my question as the candidate looked at me with widened eyes. Unsure what to answer, he mentioned what software testing is and why it is important. I smiled.
Having spent most of my career working as a software tester, I used to clarify myself about what I loved about my job and why did I want to continue. At different point, the ‘like’ factor was different but it Continue reading →
April 10th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, QA leadership, QA team skills
We’ve established that managing a test team is a different ball game. It may not fit in within the boundaries of traditional management techniques, because of the mindset, environment and challenges faced by test teams.
Who is this article for?
This tutorial picks up from where the first tutorial left off. Out here we will discuss on how to have a happier test team. Whether you’ve been in this role or have been promoted recently, the few pointers below will definitely help in gaining Continue reading →
April 7th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, QA leadership, QA team skills
The importance of testers and testing teams has been established time and again. An application or product success is largely attributed to efficient and effective testing techniques which forms the basis for valid bug exposure. Goes without saying that great bugs are found based on the testers’ skills and knowledge, a keen eye and the dedication of the test teams.
A test team can comprise of individuals having varying skill levels, experience levels, expertise levels, different attitudes and different expectations/interests levels. All these different resources’ attributes need to be tapped rightly, also keeping in mind to fill in any skill Continue reading →
March 27th, 2014 — Career in software Testing, Questions & answers, Testing Interview questions
A successful interview, often means, we get to take a higher step in the career ladder. STH has published many interview articles on various testing specializations so far. The last article in this genre that received tremendous response is: A real Software Testing interview questions and answers.
This is going to be a follow-up article to it, because we value our readership and their questions. Their wish is our command.
Here we go with the answers to the reader-submitted questions:
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