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How to Crack Your Software Testing Interview? [Webinar]

Want to give your best shot at your next software testing job interview? My friend Karthik is hosting a free live webinar on topic “How to Crack Your Interview” on 20th Dec 2012.

Webinar details:
When: 20th Dec, 2012
Time: 5PM PST | 8PM EST | 6:30 AM IST (21st Dec – for Indian readers)
Registering: Click here to register.

Join this free webinar that can give you fresh thoughts on how to make an impact during your next software testing (or any other) interview. Karthik is a very good trainer, and has a lot of experience on software test Continue reading →

IBM Rational Functional Tester Certification Details and Sample Paper

Coming week (Aug 11 to Aug 14, 2009) is a Rational week.  Throughout India, Rational Software Conference is conducted in major cities. There are many software testers who are aspiring to get IBM Rational professional certifications at these conferences.

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IBM 000-842 (Rational Functional Tester for Java) Certification is a part of IBM professional certification. You can get this IBM 000-842 RFT certification at these conference centers during this Rational week.

RFT (Rational Functional Tester for Java) IBM certification details:
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CAST 2008 conference in Toronto, Canada – We are the Silver conference sponsors

Association for software testing announced their third annual conference (Cast 2008), to be held on 14-16 July in Toronto, Canada. The conference theme for current year is “”Beyond the Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Software Testing”.

I am happy to announce that we are the official silver sponsors for this conference.

CAST 2008 is held for building active community of software testing professionals. This will help to influence software testing practices through discussion between members of this community.

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Global Software Testing business to reach $13 Billion – Good news for Indian software Testers

The most frequently asked questions to me till date are “What is the future of software testing business?” “Should I consider software testing as my career option?” – Now you don’t need to ask these question to me any more. See the good news below.

Infosys Chief Executive and Managing Director, Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan estimated global software testing business to reach $13 Billion by 2010. Out of these approximately half of the testing work will be outsourced to India – according to Mr. Gopalakrishnan. That’s great news for Indian software testers.

Mr.Gopalakrishnan was speaking in inauguration of International software testing conference in Bangalore organized by STeP-IN. The conference was aimed to discuss on various software testing opportunities and future of Indian test community.

Currently Indian software testing community is the largest in the industry and hence there is tremendous business competition in Indian corporations. This competition finally leads to quality work and this is helping India to satisfy global customers. India is having immense talent and customers are coming to India for superior work quality.

Software testers and analysts are now key part of any product team. Indian IT giants like Infosys is deriving upto 10 per cent of revenue from software testing services and significantly growing each year.

Irrespective of software testing global or Indian business I have always suggested candidates to choose your career according to your interest. One can make a good career in any field if you have interest and goal to pioneer in that field. Without interest not a single career option will work for you.

So tighten the belts – learn new technologies on software testing, continuously update your knowledge and don’t even think about future of software testing market!

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QAI’s International Software Testing Leadership Awards 2007

QAI’s 7th annual Software Testing leadership awards have been declared last week in Bangalore. AztecSoft Won first prize with NIIT and HCL as first and second runners up.

Let me tell you in short about QAI. QAI(Quality assurance Institute) is global software testing and other ITES consulting organization. QAI is arranging the annual software testing conferences worldwide. The last conference was held in Bangalore on August 24 and 25.

The Software Testing leadership award recognizes the leadership and contribution in software testing field. The awards are aimed to bring long term improvements and recognition to the software testing professionals across the industry. This time AztecSoft, NIIT and HCL bag the awards.

The best of the best award: Aztecsoft’s Sanjay Kulkarni for the submitted paper ” Practical Measurement Of outsourced Product Testing“. About this paper “This paper is a great example of a direction that more and more software organizations need to go in. It describes the development of a set of metrics to measure quality of service for outsourced product testing. This paper is a model for test organizations everywhere.”

1st runner up: NIIT Technologies, N.Ganasekaran and Vineet Banga for the paper “Automated Regression Testing framework”. About this paper “This very readable paper presents a clear step-by-step account of a successful and cost-effective implementation of automated regression testing. As automated regression testing is a necessity for contemporary testing, this paper should help more companies move more quickly acquire this important capability”

2nd runnerup: HCL technologies, paper submitted by Rajee Natesan and Ranganathan Santhanam for the paper “Creating Testing Evangelists: Strategies to drive high performance from Software Testing Teams”. The paper is about “The challenge of leading a test team to high performance is difficult and under-appreciated. This paper squarely addresses that oversight. Chock full of cases studies and practical ideas, this paper reminds us that testing is not just a technical activity, but a social activity done by people. And people, who are led well, perform better.”

The winners are selected from the total of 175 best software testing practices submissions. QAI’s Software testing expert like Dr. Richard Zultner and Lee Copeland selected the winners from 175 submissions.

If you are interested in training given by QAI, you can visit their current training schedule in India.

We talked about QAI software Testing certifications in last article.