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August 29th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, Soft skills for testers, Testing Tips and resources
We all have goals. We all want to do more and be more. There are many ways to be successfully, but the most important one is also the simplest – you have to get things done.
In other words, be productive.
By thinking about doing something, it does not get done. I wish it did, but it doesn’t.
So how do we combat the slump that we find ourselves in from time to time and save our ideas from evaporating even before they take shape?
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August 17th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, QA team skills, Tester vs Developer
We use multiple applications on a daily basis. The internet is a part of our life.
Behind every application, whether shopping, learning, ticket booking etc there are multiple people whose contribution has made our life so comfortable through these applications.
Among these multiple technical people are “Testers” and “Developers”.
In this article, we will see the different perspectives of Testers and Developers and their relationship to make a successful application together. Continue reading →
July 25th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement
A brainstorming session with the team is always a learning experience.
This time, we had a different idea. We divided the team into two groups and decided to ask questions to each other for a common product – Phone. The only restriction was the questions should be limited to testing of the phone.
And the session ended with interesting unanswered questions and some better ideas to test the phone. Continue reading →
July 7th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, Soft skills for testers
What People Want – Understanding Stakeholder Needs
Too often, we (QA/Testers) are focused on our own needs instead of those of others. We need to discover and help satisfy the needs of others, and we also need to show that our needs are in the best interests of others.
But what are the needs of others, and how do they affect us?
Layered on top of this, your organization may be siloed (where the stakeholders avoid talking, throwing work over the wall), Agile (where there is more interaction), or using DevOps (where roles blur requiring understanding of everybody else). Continue reading →
June 16th, 2016 — How to be a good tester, Soft skills for testers
In today’s article, I am going to share some thoughts on what I believe the clients are REALLY expecting from us based on my first-hand experience working at client locations with daily face-to-face interactions and collaborating offshore via emails or phone calls.
IT services are an important and integral part of the software industry and customer satisfaction is important to succeed. Each client/organization may be different in their process may follow different protocol, and may deal with different type of businesses. Continue reading →