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5 Must Have Non-testing Tools for Testers to Make Life Easier

Archimedes remarked: “Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth”- Such is the power of tools. When the right lever comes along, no planet is big enough that it can’t be lifted like a ball of cotton.

Sure, we know a lot about tools. At STH we have researched and put together elaborate list of Bug tracking, test management, pen testing, and the other specialized automation tools. We agree and understand the importance of them. However, this article is not going to be about that.

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5 Most Common Testing Tasks Testers Forget to Test (and How to Avoid That)

The conference room was silent and every face was staring at me. Just ended client call left all of us clueless about how we can rectify the mistake. Client was very unsatisfied and he was thinking that the product was not tested at all. When my manager tried to argue that all the functionality were working well, he cut shot him saying “What is the use of functionality, if users are not able to install the product?” We were stunned.


We borrowed two hours of time frame to look into it and finished the call. But no one moved out. Everyone was asking a question – How can it happen? Why we did not catch it?

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qTest eXplorer Review: The Ultimate Tool For The Agile Tester!

If you’re in the market for a test management platform that can cope with the demands of agile testing and keep pace with the rapid cycles of agile development, then QASymphony’s latest release is going to interest you. The company recently unveiled a new combination of its test management solution, qTest, and its exploratory testing tool, qTest eXplorer.

The consolidated testing platform is intended to be a one-stop-shop for testers. It encompasses the full lifecycle from requirements and test case design, through test execution and defect tracking, to real-time reports on status and quality-metrics.

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Testing Healthcare Applications – Tips and Important Test Scenarios (Part 2)

In the last article, we did some heavy lifting in terms of understand the healthcare domain. We are ready to put our “Tester’s hat” back on and now try to understand how to test the health care applications.

=> If you haven’t read part 1 please read it here: How to Test Health care application – introduction

We are now going to pick each application/system and come up with conditions that we are going to validate in each one of them.

This article is useful for the testers who are already in the healthcare domain or those who want to enter in this hottest career field.

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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 →

How to Find Maximum Valid Defects in Any Application?

An advice from a person passionate about testing:

-> Have you ever been in a situation where you’re out of college and hired by an organization for the role of a Quality Assurance Analyst or in general terms as a “software tester” instead of a developer?

-> Have you also been advised time and again by a bunch of people called “seniors” to opt for a project that will provide you Software Development experience instead of testing?

-> Have you been told that it’s okay to be a tester in the initial phase of your career, but later you must move to a development role or Continue reading →