The Mindset Change of An Agile Tester: Aligning with the Agile Manifesto

During my 12 years career in software testing, I have the privilege of working with different development methodologies. I have witnessed the transformation from Waterfall to Agile and have seen how the expectation, roles, and skills of testing professionals have taken a huge leap.

QAs are now evolving themselves from being just a “Bug Finder” to a “Bug Preventer”. They are acquiring new skills like Automation, TDD, BDD, and White box testing, not to mention Black box testing. They are now more solution-oriented, collaborate more with the development team and business stakeholders.

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When To Opt For Automation Testing?

Should we consider automation testing for a project? When should we go for Automation Testing?

Testing is carried out to provide good quality deliverables to the end user. Testing Phase is one of the main aspects of STLC.

Any company focuses more on software testing as its quality brings in optimal customer satisfaction, but many of them still struggle in choosing which kind of testing to carry out, either with automated testing or manual testing.  Continue reading →

Data Migration Testing Tutorial: A Complete Guide

Overview of Data Migration Testing:

It is quite often heard that an application is moved to a different server, the technology is changed, it is updated to the next version or moved to different database server etc.,

  • What does this actually mean?
  • What is expected from the testing team in these situations?

From the testing point of view, it all means that the application has to be tested thoroughly end-to-end along with migration from the existing system to the new system successfully.  Continue reading →

Types of Migration Testing: With Test Scenarios for Each Type

Types of Migration Testing: 

This is the 2nd part tutorial in our data migration testing tutorial series.

Migration Testing is essential to move data from the Legacy system to the new system without any data loss and there are several types of Migration Testing too.

Through this tutorial, let us know more about the Migration Testing Types that quite often happen in the real time in IT Industry.

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Defect Prevention Methods and Techniques

Effective Defect Prevention Approach and the Critical Views:

Quality Assurance is the term that is commonly used to address the testing teams in IT projects.

Technicalities aside, Quality assurance activities are not just targeted at defect identification (which is finding defects after they have happened. This simply is testing or Quality control) but also include defect prevention (making sure the defects do not happen in the first place or the defects are removed/reduced before making their way into the software product).

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