Entries Tagged 'Testing Skill Improvement' ↓
November 3rd, 2016 — Soft skills for testers, Testing Skill Improvement
In the last article, we discussed “Effective Communication Skills”; how important it is for Software testers and learned how verbal communication can be improved.
In this article, we will continue the same series of thoughts where I will try to share my views on written communication and few tips to improve it from a QA professional perspective.
Let’s first list down the basic questions related to “Effective Writing Skills”: Continue reading →
October 24th, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Halloween is right around the corner!
This is the time to revel in awful, creepy and gory stuff – STH brings you horror stories that are going to shake even the most seasoned testers out there. Are you ready?
What scares testers most?
Take your pick- Continue reading →
September 22nd, 2016 — Career in Software Testing, How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
“You build a Successful Life…A Day at a time…”
My journey as a Software Tester started a bit unexpectedly.
I appeared for the initial interview rounds assuming it to be a Development opportunity. To be honest, like every other Computer Science graduate out there, I was a bit skeptical about going ahead with Testing.
But finally, I decided to give it a try. Only with a hope that my curious nature will help me in this field. Continue reading →
September 12th, 2016 — Basics of Software testing, How to be a good tester, Testing best practices, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Before we go ahead with suggestions about how to create an effective test report, look into below reports and ask yourself, which one would you prefer when you are a decision maker or even a team member (any recipient of the report).
Tested following modules:
- Module X: Login page.
- Module Y: Home page and relevant tabs.
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August 1st, 2016 — Basics of Software testing, Test strategy, Testing Skill Improvement, Testing Tips and resources
Part way through your test cycle, do you often realize you do not have enough time to test? You had it all under control, to begin with, but soon you are reaching the contingency plan’s “What to do when there isn’t enough time to test?” section.
I have been there too and it is not fun. :)
I thought about this long and hard. How can something that started so well, go down so badly, so quickly. And, here is my analysis. Continue reading →
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 →