What does a tester do?

Success is the whole team's responsibility.

Success is the whole team’s responsibility. What does the tester do?  They question everything, they bear responsibility for the success of the project, and is the gatkeeper to releases. Question everything You can test without asking questions, but you will not test well. Asking yourself questions is critical to the success of the project. Without … [Read more…]

The Testing Strategy

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Pencil shavings around a pencil and a pencil sharpener on an open notebook The test strategy is the set of ideas that guide your test process to fulfill your mission. The test strategy is shaped by asking yourself what your mission is, who’s affected, and how much time do you have. Ultimately, we have a … [Read more…]

The Main Test Heuristics to consider

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Putting the pieces together Test Heuristics A heuristic is a shortcut or go-to models that allows people to solve problems and make decisions more effectively. These strategies shorten the time to make decisions and allow people to function without stopping to think about their next course of action.  Doesn’t it sound good? In testing it’s … [Read more…]

Your Software Testing Career?

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Work As I reach my second year of working, I’ve been asked to consider what other careers there may be there for me. What kind of future does software testing as a career have? Have a quick Google Search on the average pay of testers against developers , they are often lower. Sometimes, testers feel … [Read more…]

Test Automation – What now?

Test Automation

Photo by Jehyun Sung on Unsplash With technology such as self-driving cars, trains that don’t require train conductors, and emulating the movements for Pokemon Go a few years back – Software truly can do anything. This includes the development of software that tests software! Imagine having to do a test repeatedly, that would remove the … [Read more…]