Testing

10 Testing Issues That Concern Me Often

“Requirements are NOT Clear”. Yes, we need better-drafted requirements! But, at the same time, we need to stop expecting stakeholders to write down all tacit knowledge (understanding) as an explicit requirement. Requirements & Desirements are both important 🙂  “We don’t have enough time for Testing” Yes, we need to stop taking time away from testing. …

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As a Tester, What can I showcase except Bugs, Tests, and Bug Reports?

This question came from an interesting discussion that I had done in the Automation Advocates Virtual Coffee Meetup # 1. The topic for the meetup was a good tester developer relationship. We all shared our views on the importance of a good tester developer relationship and the tips, traps, and possibilities on this topic. There …

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10 Testing Challenges you might be going through

1. Poor Testability2. Expectations that testers have to pinpoint every issue.3. Lack of time in testing because development took more time.4. Dev Teams not writing Unit Tests5. Lack of Test Infrastructure (Limited Test Devices, Systems).6. Not insisting on due diligence from managers.7. Not considering the time that will be lost due to task switching.8. Unavailability …

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Does Psychology Influence your Test Results?

Testing is driven by Human Judgements, Observations, Analysis, Heuristics & Biases. However, like in any other field, Biases and prejudices can be very risky for Testing. It’s good to know about them in advance and develop a questioning / investigative attitude whenever you feel you are getting biased. I have seen poor products that have come for testing …

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Experience @ Testing Hackathon: ZenQuest 2021

Participated with my friend, Apoorva Ram (Senior Software Test Engineer @ Qapitol QA). Day # 1 10:00 AM IST: Intro Session Fun Games by Azhar Shams. Brief by ZenQ Team (It’s a nice company with a strong position in testing). Product Demo by 3 Product Teams: FireCamp MoneyHop Unifarm Introduction about The Test Tribe from Ashutosh Garg …

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Test to Sell!

Original Question that triggered this blog post:Ashutosh Garg in TTT Discord: Is testing or a part of testing also sales? “What are we testing for?” It is a fundamental question that helps us to explore the purpose behind our testing. For different stakeholders, there might be different purposes, some of which would be common, while the others would …

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