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Jul 12

Why Write Test Cases?

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There was a recent question raised that asked “why write test cases if you already know the functionality of the application?”   This an interesting point of view that unfortunately is fairly common actually.  I think a lot of people take this perspective because they have so much work to do that taking the time to […]

14
Feb 12

How a test engineer can increase his importance and keep himself interested in testing?

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This is a rather neat question that recently came up and here’s my view on it:
1. How to increase importance: This to me is “what makes a tester valuable”; to me this is a tester who is technical and can test & verify a piece of software from all the various components involved. A solid tester […]

21
Oct 11

Web Browser Versions, Stats and Testing

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If your business is on the internet, then you need to be concerned with how your website looks on the various browsers that are currently available to users.  You never know what browser a user is going to use to view your website, and if it doesn’t look good then they will leave and you […]

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Mar 10

Test Phases for the QA Team

This is part of my series on “What is QA really all about?”  I find that even today after all these years of sophistication in software development that organizations still don’t really understand what QA is really all about and what is truly involved in verifying that an application is ready for Production deployment.  As […]

02
Mar 10

The Tester Interview

The Tester Interview
I came across an interesting topic, it was a topic about what senior level QA Managers look for in hiring a software tester. I thought I would blog on this topic having numerous years of experience at the senior and executive levels (I have been a Director of QA, VP of QA, and […]



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