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4 Steps Towards Developing the Agile Testing Mindset for Successful Transition to Agile Process

Making the switch to Agile requires laying the groundwork around education, documentation and metrics.

Agile development and testing is not a methodology – it’s a mindset. According to a VersionOne survey, 88 percent of businesses are practicing agile development, but many are struggling with the transformation, with failures generally attributed to “culture and resistance to change.”

If you fail to transition testers to the correct mindset before trying to tackle the process changes, then you’re setting your team up for failure.

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Getting Started with Agile Scrum Methodology: The Complete Guide for Software Developers and Testers

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This is the guide for software developers and testers to understand and start working on the very famous Agile SCRUM methodology for software development and testing. Learn the basic but important terminologies used in Agile Scrum process along with a real example of the complete process.

SCRUM is a process in agile methodology which is a combination of Iterative model and incremental model.

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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 the status and quality metrics.

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DevOps Testing Tutorial: How DevOps will Impact QA Testing?

DevOps Testing Tutorial:

A recent RightScale survey has found that 54% of the companies have adopted DevOps and the interest around DevOps is increasing rapidly.

In this article, we will learn how this new software development methodology will impact QA and how the QA function as a whole should evolve to embrace this change.

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How to Deliver High Value Software Features in a Short Time Period using Agile Scrum Process

What is the agile scrum (Sprint) process?

Before getting into the details of this topic, it is important to us that we understand the basic meaning of ‘Agile’, ‘Agile Development Process’, ‘Scrum’ and ‘Sprint’.

The meaning of the word Agile is ‘able to move quickly and easily’. This same applies when it comes to software development. Agile is a method of project management (mainly software development) that is characterized by the division of tasks into short phases of work and frequent reassessment and adaptation of plans.

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How To Be a Good Team Mentor, Coach and a True Team-Defender in an Agile Testing World? – The Inspiration

You must be impressed with the ‘Idea’ AD and this time it is back with the ‘Walk when you talk’ idea. Abhishek Bacchan, who appears as a doctor in ‘Walk when you talk’ AD, this is a definitely out of an ordinary AD, but then, I wouldn’t expect anything else from the “Idea” AD; I love to see the AD and it’s one of my favorite AD since it’s placed in line with my emotion and I hope with some of your emotion as well.

Is it just an AD in changing the health and mindset of people or an AD to increase the mobile connection sales?
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Automated Regression Testing Challenges in Agile Environment

In this article, I (J.B.Rajkumar) have shared my experience about Implementing Automated Regression Testing in the Agile Environment. 

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Recently, when I wanted to start my new Automated Testing Project with four resources, I thought of applying any one of the Agile methodologies. But I was not able to continue because a series of questions were raised in my mind.  Continue reading →

7 Tips to be More Innovative in the Age of Agile Testing to Survive an Economic Crisis

What is Agile Testing?

“Agile testing involves testing from the customer perspective as early as possible, testing early and often as code becomes available and stable enough from module/unit level testing.” – A Wikipedia definition.

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