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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 11th, 2016 — Testing best practices, Testing Life cycle, Testing Methodologies
When I started my career as a QA, I was working with a company that offered its products as SaaS. Production releases were critical and there was a possibility of affecting the functionality for the live clients.
As our client base grew, to manage the risk and minimize the impact of the release to live clients, QA team adopted the post-release testing practice.
This was all new to me and I had so many questions and doubts in my mind: Continue reading →
June 20th, 2016 — Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
How to Test More, Save Time, and Achieve Better Testing Results:
Software testing is an essential activity in the software development and maintenance life cycles. It is a practice often used to decide and improve software quality.
Development is more systematic nowadays and organizations seek measures of testing completeness and effectiveness to show test completion criteria. Of them all, coverage is considered especially valuable.
Simply put, coverage is “What are we testing and How much are we testing?” Continue reading →
May 26th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, Testing best practices, Testing Tips and resources
We all heard the story of the little frogs in the well who thought the world is the well until they came out and realized how big, beautiful and different it is!
Do you think you have lived this story at some point in your professional life? Well, everyone has. Welcome to the world of reality – beautiful testing :).
Today, I want to share 4 mistakes I made when I started my software testing career. You’re Probably Making These. Check out. Continue reading →
April 4th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Challenges are normal. It is when you look at them as opportunities, a gold mine and as obstacles, a land mine. I have had my share of ‘opportunities’ over the years in the IT industry.
Some came with the role I was playing, some general. This is my attempt to record them and to reach out to the community to see if any of those resonate with you and maybe, in a small capacity help you and let you know that you are not alone.
Here’s my top 10 list:
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March 14th, 2016 — Agile Testing, Testing best practices
Technical debt is a metaphorical idea which argues that just as one may run into debt problems in finance, software organizations encounter something similar in the buildup of unfinished work during past projects and version releases/sprints.
What is Technical debt?
It represents the effort needed to fix the issues/defects that remain in the code when an application is released. In simple words – it’s the difference (in terms of bugs) between what is expected and what is delivered.
When a development team is busy working on a project and fixing bugs unfortunately, many new bugs appear. Out of Continue reading →