Software Testing

Testers – what value add we provide?

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As a tester what value add we provide? To answer this we need to answer few questions like What is a business value of testing? What is cost of quality? Running tests by itself has no value add. Testing has value when it connects with some other goals or objective of the organization. Some of […]

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Test Estimation – misconceptions

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What is test estimation? Test estimation is a prediction based on probabilistic assignment and is a continuous process, which should be followed and used throughout the project life-cycle. Wiki definition of Estimate: Estimation is the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input […]

Software Testing

Test strategy

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What is it? What does it look like? As per James Bach “How we plan to cover the product so as to develop an adequate assessment of quality.” A good test strategy is: Specific Practical Justified Wikipedia defination “A test strategy is an outline that describes the testing approach of the software development cycle.” The […]