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Getting Started with Incident Tracking and Management in Software Testing (Sample Templates Included)

In today’s article we are going to learn all about the “Incident Tracking and management” Process – How to track and manage incidents in Software Testing with sample templates.

Are you thinking- “STH has published a lot of content on defect/bug tracking, so how is this going to be different”? That is exactly the reason why we have to look at what we mean by incident first. Continue reading →

How to Improve the Test Release Process for Successful Bug Free Software to Production

Let’s see the typical process involved in delivering software from ‘development phase’ to the ‘testing phase’ for a successful bug-free software release to production/client.

These processes are either overlooked or skipped by software companies, which results in poor test management and thereby’ a “buggy” software releases to the client, which leads to “unsatisfied customers”. Continue reading →

A Simple 12 Steps Guide to Write an Effective Test Summary Report [with a Sample Report for Download]

Several documents and reports are being prepared as part of Testing. Some are Test Strategy doc, Test Plan doc, Risk management Plan, Configuration management plan etc. Among these Test Summary Report is one such report which is prepared after the Testing is completed.

I have tried to explain the purpose of ‘Test Summary Report’ and provided a sample Test Summary Report template along with an actual report for download.

What is a Test Summary Report?

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Live Project Bug Tracking, Test Metrics, and Test Sign off – Free QA Training Day 6

This is the concluding part of our “software testing training on a live project” series.

It is going to be about defects and also few remaining topics that will mark the completion of Test execution phase of the STLC.

In the previous article, while Test Execution was going on, we encountered a situation where the expected result of test case was not met. Also, we identified some unexpected behaviour during exploratory testing.

What happens when we encounter these deviations?

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Writing Test Cases from SRS Document (Download Live Project Sample Test Cases) – Software Testing QA Training Day 4

Just to rehash what we have been doing so far – we are working our way through the Software Testing Training mini-course on a live project OrangeHRM.

In this free online QA training series so far, we are done with:

  1. SRS review,
  2. Test scenario/Test scope identification and
  3. Documented the Test plan.

writing test cases samples

Now, we have reached the part that is the real deal, the test cases.

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How to Write a Test Plan Document from Scratch (Download a Real Plan) – Live Project QA Training Day 3

After introducing our readers to the live application for our free online software testing training, we came to know about how to review SRS and write test scenarios.

And now it’s the right time to dive deeper into the most important part of the software testing live cycle – i.e. Test Planning.

Most Important Phase of Testing – Creating a Test Plan:

In today’s article, we are going to see how to write a test plan document.  Continue reading →

How to Review SRS Document and Create Test Scenarios – Software Testing Training on a Live Project – Day 2

This is the second tutorial in our ‘free online software testing training on a live project’ series. If you are new here please check the first introduction tutorial: End to End Software Testing Training on a Live Project.

Let us now get into a detailed analysis of how an SRS walkthrough happens, what is it that we need to identify from this step, what pre-steps we need to take before we begin, what are the challenges we could face etc. in a detailed manner.

SDLC’s Design Phase:

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The Beginner’s Guide to Writing a Perfect Software Testing Resume (with Free Sample Resume)

A commonly asked question, mostly by newcomers into IT, is- “Do you have a sample software testing resume that I can use?”

Sure, we all learn by seeing. To begin with, we need to establish a point of reference, so there is no harm in checking out someone else’s resume.  However, relying completely on it and trying to tailor it to suit our needs is not always the best way to create our own resume.

Software testing CV

How would it be if I took a picture of a perfect looking person and photoshopped my face to it – it just would not be right, would it? The same rationale applies here.

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The QA Software Testing Checklists (Sample Checklists Included)

Software QA Testing Checklists:

Today we bring to you another quality tool that is so often underused that we thought we would rehash details about it in the hope that it regains its lost glory. It is ‘Check List’.

Definition:  A checklist is a catalog of items/tasks that are recorded for tracking. This list could be either ordered in a sequence or could be haphazard.

Checklists are part and parcel of our daily lives. We use them in various situations from grocery shopping to having a to-do list for the day’s activities.  Continue reading →

How to Create Requirements Traceability Matrix – Exact Process with Sample TM Template

Traceability Matrix – How to Create and Use It

Today’s session is about an important QC tool, that is either over-simplified (read overlooked) or over-emphasized – Traceability Matrix(TM).

Most often, the making, reviewing or sharing of a Traceability Matrix is not one of the primary QA process deliverables – so it is not majorly concentrated on, thus causing the under-emphasis. On the contrary, some clients expect a TM to reveal earth-shattering facets about their product (under test) and are disappointed.

“When used right, a Traceability Matrix can be your GPS for your QA journey”.

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