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August 6th, 2015 — Career in software Testing, QA leadership, QA team skills, Testing Interview questions
In this article you will learn ‘How to answer Team Playing and Leadership related questions in Test Lead/Manager interview’. This is part 2 of our Test Lead interview questions series.
Also read first part here, where we answered 6 Most Common QA Test Lead/Manager Interview Questions.
Before we go for the actual questions in this section, let’s talk about what kinds of attributes are preferable when it comes to QA lead’s team playing and leadership skills:
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August 3rd, 2015 — Career in software Testing, QA leadership, Testing Interview questions
STH is back with yet another interview series. This one is for QA/Test lead position. We are going to cover few most common but important QA test lead/manager interview questions and answers.
As always, we will follow the pattern of explanation based answers rather than politically correct ones. Let’s begin.
Typically QA interviewers test all interviewees in 3 major areas: Continue reading →
July 27th, 2015 — QA leadership, QA team skills
When a topic, especially a process based one (For example: Creating a traceability matrix or test documentation review, etc) is discussed in the class, the immediate question I get is: “Who does this? The QA lead or the team member”
This is great proof that beginners have a difficult time understanding the scope of work, roles and responsibilities. They only have a vague idea about this and are often looking for ways to validate if their understanding is accurate or Continue reading →
January 28th, 2015 — QA leadership, Test Plan Template, Test strategy
Project planning is one of the pivotal elements in the project management process.
How each individual team interprets the goals to be achieved, is a direct representation of the level of clarity incorporated in the project plan. Especially when it comes to a test project, inaccurate project planning can have a serious implication on the test execution of the system under test and on the overall quality of the product as a whole. 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 →