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

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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How Test Planning has Upper Hand than Test Execution Phase?

Software test planning reserves far better scope comparatively in STLC phase. The delivery of quality software is ensured by the testing phase. What has to be done in testing is actually decided in the test planning phase.

What you will learn in this tutorial?

This tutorial will provide overview and illustrations on the importance of the test planning and the execution phase. After reading this tutorial you will understand the significant importance of the planning phase compared to the execution phase with more live examples and case studies for illustrations. Continue reading →

Non-IT to Software Testing Switch – How to Get Into QA (answers to Top 10 FAQs)

How to Get Into Software Testing from Non-IT field?

IT industry emerged to be a popular and glamorous career choice in the recent times. More and More individuals who have not been in the field want to try their hands at it. This is great, because technological inclination, fairly good pay, global outreach, challenging positions and scope for innovation are few plus-s of an IT career.

In this context, the go to branch of IT that attracts everyone is QA or of the software testing stream. This is perfect too, because QA is a great career choice in itself with lots of advancement opportunities. Continue reading →

How to Set Defect Priority and Severity (with Defect Triage Process)

In this tutorial you will learn what is Defect Priority, What is Defect Severity, How to set it, and Defect Triage process with many examples to understand the concept clearly.

Introduction

Filing defects is a very integral part of the Software Testing Life Cycle. There are several best practices defined for effective defect reporting over the internet or in organizations. One of the important aspects of the defect life cycle on a generic level includes defect Continue reading →

3 Major Misconceptions that Testers Need to Dismiss

Sometimes, for various reasons, there are a lot of expectations that we set for ourselves that aren’t always true. These expectations often lead to a lot of disappointment and distress because none of them are going to be met, as they weren’t valid in the first place.

Today we want to list a few of them and also in a way start a forum for discussion on what the rest of us testing professionals think regarding this topic.

My personal experiences in the following areas listed tell me that I am on to something. But I would seek all of your opinion all the same. I Continue reading →

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

Introduction:

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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