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What Do You Think - Is Quality A Shared Responsibility?

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This is guest post by STC team member Aparajita Jain. Check author details at the bottom the article.

An ownership comes with the responsibilities. Isn’t it true? When we decide to buy software, the very first thing that comes in our mind is the quality of the software. Without high quality, any software is a piece of junk for which nobody wants to pay or use. Now the question arises, are testers only responsible

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Agile Testing Mindset And The Role Of The Agile Tester!!

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Agile tester in an agile team plays a very important role towards the end product quality testing. He or she should be able to collaborate well within the agile team members and other project’s stakeholders. In order to collaborate well with the team members, the tester is expected to have an agile mindset in terms of testing skills and other quality assurance activities that a tester should perform as being a part of the

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Is Quality A Shared Responsibility - What Do You Think!!

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Isn’t it true? When we decide to buy software, the very first thing that comes in our mind is quality. Without high quality, any software is a piece of junk for which nobody wants to pay. Now the question arise, are testers only responsible for quality? I would rather say that quality is a shared responsibility among testers, developers and other team members in an organization.

There are so many testing methodologies developing in

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How Tester Adds Value In An Agile Project?

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When we say agile project, the very first thing which comes to our mind is time boxed and tight deadlines. When a software tester works in an agile environment, his responsibilities includes much more things than just testing. When we consider other project methodologies like V model or Waterfall model then we observes that testers are testing, logging bugs and creating reports, there is not much involvement or communication from their side to other

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Is Domain Knowledge An Important Aspect In Manual Testing?

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When you want to “Check”, no domain knowledge is needed but when you want to “Test”, domain knowledge is very important. Confused? Let me explain this in detail. Let’s take an example to understand how domain knowledge is important for testers. Say, you have written few automation scripts which “check” for some UI or basic functionality. To run them, your computer software doesn’t need any domain knowledge, it is just checking that whatever is

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What Is Difference Between SDET And TESTER?

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SDET stands for Software Development Engineer in Test or Software Design Engineer in Test, this kind of role is originated from Microsoft and currently many organizations are demanding such SDET professionals who can participate in development of the application and also in testing of the software developed. Tester on the other hand can be a manual tester or quality analyst who does not participate in software development. SDET are often involved in developing the

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