Useful Software Testing Trends to keep an Eye on

Much like software development, software testing is constantly evolving, trends changing, new tools and approaches emerging while, others fading away. Newcomers at times feel similar symptoms to motion sickness. I have found it very useful to pay more attention to the processes and approaches used in software testing and QA, than the tools or certain […]

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Switching careers in QA: From manual testing to automation development

If you are in the software testing or QA field and are trying to make the switch from a manual testing role to something in automation development, here’s my advice. Source: Switching careers in QA: From manual testing to automation development Please like & share:

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Software Development Projects Lingering Dilemma

There is and has been a paradoxic dilemma in software development projects, and the synergy needed between development and QA for as long as I remember. Despite all innovation and optimization of methodologies and process, it is still lingering and pops up here and there. It’s not the methods or processes used. It’s not due […]

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Common Scenarios: In Workplace Culture, not promoting Creativity or Inspiring Innovation

Six years after writing a program to do his job for him, this clever programmer got the boot. Source: This guy says he wrote a computer program that did his job for 6 years Is this more indicative of ineffective workplace culture or an individual trying to get out of work and still get paid? […]

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Five tools to improve embedded software testing efforts

by: Amy Reichert Embedded software testing tools are useful for catching defects during unit, integration and system testing. Here are five such tools that can make testing easier. Testing embedded systems, or closed hardware environments where users don’t realize the embedded interface exists, is challenging and different because there is no user interface (UI). Instead, […]

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How to QA test like your life depends on it

How to QA test like your life depended on it By Amy E. Reichert   May 15, 2015 We all face health risks, and few of us will get through life without at least one visit to a doctor’s office or the emergency room. Of all the risks out there, you probably don’t think of […]

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The pros and cons of sharing QA testing with customers

Sharing QA testing with customers, especially when the tests include proprietary or confidential information, can be detrimental to business and reputation Source: The pros and cons of sharing QA testing with customers Customers frequently request for quality assurance (QA) teams to share their tests. Testing with customers is a mixed bag, and whether it’s feasible […]

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What is Software Testing All About? (Read My 10 Point Summary Carefully) — Software Testing Help

People have different definitions about testing. Some say testing is just about UI verification. And some say testing is just finding defects. But I tried to categorize the whereabouts of testing in the below 10 points. Read each and every sentence carefully till the end. It has deep meaning that will be useful in every […]

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Enterprise Agility Starts with Healthy Teams, How Healthy is YOUR Agile Team

via Enterprise Agility Starts with Healthy Teams, How Healthy is YOUR Agile Team featuring Sally Elatta on Vimeo. from QAI Global Institute Everyone wants metrics, but which ones really matter? Which metrics can help you ‘actually’ get better and give you visibility into the health of your teams? Take a deeper dive with our dynamic […]

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Leveraging the Psychology of Colours in A/B Testing – Ministry of Testing

via Leveraging the Psychology of Colours in A/B Testing – Ministry of Testing. A person’s perception is not related to colours [1] but colours implicitly influence perception through placebo and nosebo effects. Although every person has his/her own feelings related to colours, it is seen that, in general certain colours induce certain moods in people. […]

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