As technology is growing and software is becoming an integral part of human life, expectations for better application, service and user experience are rising.
Gone are the days when a customer was visiting the market for 5 times to check different brands, quality and cost before buying an Air Conditioner. Nowadays, those big decisions are being taken while sitting on a comfy chair and sipping coffee. Continue reading →
Job searching is probably the most stressful and overwhelming part of our careers.
There is just something about it, that gets to even the best of us. I am not going to say, this post will change that. However, there is one bit of the tiring process that we will try and simplify- and that is, “What kind of a job can you aspire for, with the skills you possess?”
Every job post/ad/requirement comes with its own set of primary/required/mandatory skills & good-to-have and Continue reading →
Whole conference room went silent and after waiting for couple of minutes, I could not keep patience and had to repeat my question:
Who would like to join testing team?
We had 20 trainees on board and they were being trained on different aspects of software projects. Leads and managers from different departments like business analysis, development, testing, and sales held meetings with those Continue reading →
To start with the discussion of the above-said topic, I wish to take a real-life example:
Imagine a husband and a wife, living in the same house, are not communicating with each other. Or let’s say there is nothing to communicate between them. They just text each other if anything important needs to be taken care of. Otherwise, both are busy with their own lives and do not disturb/take care much about each other. What happens after days? A frustration rises, irritation multiplies, anger surfaces and finally an explosion occurs. Any relationship strengthens only if there are frequent communications, rare fights and multiple agreements and celebrations exist with each other.
Now, compare the above situation with the software project lifecycle.
3 Most Common Questions that baffle the QA beginners – answered
STH’s recent venture into QA teaching courses has given a wonderful insight into some of the common questions and inhibitions that plague the new-comers’ minds. While we answer them in sessions for our course participants, we thought making a list of these questions and posting them on our site with answers might be really beneficial to the ardent readers of STH.
So, here we decided to address the 3 questions that come up most. I mean it; in every batch, we get these questions….
How would my first day be in my new QA tester job? What if I am not able to live up to the expectations?
Which testing is QA certification best and more valued?
What if I learn a certain tool, a certain technology and a certain language, and the employer is looking for something else?