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

Leadership in Testing – Key Responsibilities

The importance of testers and the testing teams has been established again. An application or product’s success is largely attributed to efficient and effective testing techniques which form the basis for valid bug exposure.

A test team can comprise of individuals having varying skill levels, experience levels, expertise levels, different attitudes and different expectations/interests levels. The attributes of all these different resources’ need to be tapped rightly, in order to maximize quality. Continue reading →

How to keep motivation alive in software testers?

A couple of months back I wrote an article on “How to keep good testers in testing position“. There I mentioned one point as to appreciate the testers for their good work.


“Reward testers for finding good quality bugs. Keep some weekly or monthly competitions such as ‘Bug of the week’ to reward them.  This will help to build a successful QA team”.

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How to keep good testers in testing positions?

A few days back ‘Teresa’ asked me an interesting question.

“I was intrigued by your website because it seems you are truly passionate and interested in testing.  In my organization, we’ve found that it’s really hard to keep the GOOD testers in testing.  Many of the really skilled testers are always looking for the change and want to get out of testing for some reason.  I would love to hear if you have any ideas on how to keep the good testers in testing?”

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