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Non-IT to Software Testing Switch – How to Get Into QA (answers to Top 10 FAQs)

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 →

Why Do You Like Testing? We Have 12 Reasons, See Where Do You Fit

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.

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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 →

How to Lead a Happier and Successful Test Team – Test Leadership Part 2

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 →



Leadership in Testing – Test Lead Responsibilities and How to Manage Test Team Effectively

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 →

What is the Best Moment in Your Testing Career? – Answers to Such 14 Interesting Software 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. :)

software testing interview questions

Here we go with the answers to the reader-submitted questions:

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How to Test Health Care Application – Part 1

Understanding Health Care Domain and Testing Health Care Applications:

Today’s article is going to be all about healthcare- domain/business information, components, what to test and how to test.

This two-part article series is useful for anyone who want to explore and enter into different domain for testing, learn and understand health care application workflow and testing process.

In short, this article will be your first step and a guide on your healthcare knowledge quest.  In part 2 we will provide test Continue reading →