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Role of Business Analysts in SCRUM and Why is a QA Best for this Role?

Prominent Role of Business Analysts in SCRUM:

A Business Analyst who is shortly referred as a BA plays a very drastic and important role in SCRUM.

This person is the link between the product owner/customer and the technical IT team. Though we have come across several tutorials on our website on BA, this tutorial will somehow be a unique one and will explain to you the importance of BA in SCRUM.

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Is There Any Start and Stop Boundary to the QA’s Role in Scrum?

What is QA’s Role in Scrum: Scrum Activities for the Testers

This article is not just a tutorial about some processes or methods or instructions about how to work as a QA. Rather, this is an article in which I want to share my own experience of working as a Senior QA in SCRUM.


My previous CTO always used to say that ‘With freedom comes responsibility’. If you are given the freedom to do your work in your way then it is you and only you who is responsible for your work or tasks or activities.  Continue reading →

How to Use Tours to Ensure Complete and Thorough Exploratory Testing

Exploratory Testing Tours: How to Ensure a High-Quality Software Product using Exploratory Test Tours

Exploratory testing is not a testing methodology. Rather it is an approach to quality verification.

The procedure of exploratory testing execution resembles the discovery and investigation of any software product.

During exploratory testing, a QA specialist examines a product, designs tests, executes test cases, and analyzes the test results simultaneously.  Continue reading →

Practical Software Testing QA Process Flow (Requirements to Release)

A Complete Overview of End-to-End QA Software Testing Process Flow:

Note – We are re-publishing this useful post with updated content.

The job of a software testing professional is not an easy one. It is filled with challenges, which is equally demanding as well.  Testers are supposed to be alert and enthusiastic in each and every phases of the application lifecycle.

Though there are challenges, there are several tremendous opportunities as well to learn and explore the various aspects of testing methodologies, processes and of course the software in detail.

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What Are IQ OQ PQ: The 3 Q’s Of Software Validation Process

Introduction to IQ-OQ-PQ: 

IQ, OQ, and PQ constitute the 3Q’s of Software Validation Process.

As testers we all know that the Software Development Team develops the software in-house as per the Software Requirements Specification (SRS), Functional Specification and later the Testing Team verifies the implementation at different levels of testing at various testing environments, from simplest to the high end, which thereby replicates the production environment.  Continue reading →

Field Validation Table (FVT): A Test Design Technique for Field Validation

Introduction to Field Validation Table (FVT) test design technique:

In this digital world, “QUALITY” is the term that is more widely used in any industry.

Any organization for that matter always thinks and works on how quality can be ensured with their product or how a quality product can be delivered or how the quality of the product can be improvised? No matter whether it’s a customer or an end user or common people, everyone expects quality in whatever they buy.

The prime goal of any organization is to serve the business with good quality.  Continue reading →

Shift Left Testing: A Secret Mantra for Software Success

The new Shift Left Testing, a DevOps mantra in Software Development:

A quick Recap of all the video tutorials in DevOps was explained in our earlier tutorial. Now, we will see about Shift left testing.

When I use the term ‘Shift Left’, you might be wondering what am I referring to Shift Left in a software??

2+ decades ago, when I started my career as a software tester there was no separate ‘Testing Phase’ for Software development and Testers Role never used to exist at all. Developers used to develop the software, test themselves and make a software release.

Further Reading => Informative DevOps Tutorial Series

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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 →

What is Incremental Testing: Detailed Explanation With Examples

With the help of this article, I am going to cover one of the important Integration Approach – Incremental Testing.

By the end of this section, the audience will have a fair knowledge of following:

  • What is Incremental Testing?
  • Its Objective
  • Methodologies
  • Advantages
  • Drawbacks

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SOA Testing Tutorial: Testing Methodology For a SOA Architecture Model

SOA Testing Tutorial:

In this article, we are going to discuss the testing techniques for an SOA architecture.

Current day software are so versatile and prone to handle changing user expectations every now then, a standalone model is not useful.

There is where SOA fits right in as the solution.

That’s the reason why, a lot of companies are adapting or trying to adapt the SOA approach because of its advantages such as; Cost cutting, Business agility, easy maintenance etc. With the upcoming market full of SOA architecture, it becomes necessary for the Modern day testers to get a fair idea on the SOA testing.

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