Tools over Skills: Are We Missing the Point?

What does your organization really mean when they say they want to focus on quality?

One of my recent interests has been to understand what an organization really means when they say they want to focus on Quality. Do they mean:

– Better process quality?
– Better tools and frameworks?
– Better people to do testing?

It's very rare that they mean all the above when they really should mean all the above.

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How to Figure Out What QA Job Best Suits You Based on Your Skills?

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?”

QA Jobs and SKills

Every job post/ad/requirement comes with its own set of primary/required/mandatory skills & good-to-have and

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Test Your Analysis Capabilities and Thinking Power – Software Testing Exercises (Part 2)

Software Testing Exercise 2

Update: Sample answers link added in the end for these exercises.

After overwhelming response for the first software testing exercise, we are encouraged to make it happen again. The ideas shared during the previous exercise, the enthusiasm seen to participate and the promise made to come back have inspired us to present the second exercise.

What you need to do?
Read all the exercises and put your answers for each in a comment section.

Entry level candidates – Those who always complain that they don’t have practical experience in this field can start with these small exercises. Similar kind of work you will be doing on a real job. I am sure these exercises will help you a lot in your career.

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Software Testing Exercises – New Platform to Test Your Testing Skills and Share Practical Ideas

test your software testing skills

Software Testing Exercises + Contest: Read on to know more..

*Update 2: Link to our sample answers page added. Also, winners' names announced at the end of this post.
*Update 1: just don't read other reader's answers in comments before posting yours :)

With excellent response for the STH posts as always, we have decided to fill this place with more fun and help.

No matter, who you are – a senior quality manager or a fresher who has just joined the software testing industry, everyone wants (or I would say, loves) to work on exercises, to keep our brain working.

With that, if you get to communicate with fellow testers and if you get a platform to share ideas too, would there be anything greater than that?

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Why Software Testing Needs Revolution? (and Here is How)

software testing revolution

Like every technology, software testing is also growing. As we see, nowadays, technology is evolving fast, there is a question to ask ourselves – as a tester are we growing? (Do not misunderstand this question as growing by learning 5-6 automation tools).

After spending almost a decade in the industry and observing number of projects and technologies, I would like to claim that this is the right time for software testing to be revolutionized.

As usual, I have points to support my claim. Read on –

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