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By
Fahad Khan
mafkhan@gmail.com
Know your Stuff – The Road Map
 Know Your Self
 Your Add Ons
 QA
 SDLC
 Testing
 Bug Reporting
 Application
 Busin...
Know your Self!
 What do you have?
 Are you an expert?
 Do you have time?
 Do you need help?
 Can you help?
 Can you...
Your Add ons
 Analytics
 Humble ness
 Persuasion
 Marketing
 Do whatever it takes
 Knowledgeable
 Equipping yoursel...
Your Add Ons Contd.
 Getting the work done!
 Acceptable reasoning
 NO reasoning
 Commitments
 Cutting the slack
 NO ...
QA
 QA Definition
 Literary
 QA Principals
 Laws and guide lines
 QA Standards
 CMMI, ISO or other
 QA Techniques
...
Testing
 Understanding the expectation
 Try to go for user expectations rather then the analyst or
coder
 Understanding...
Testing Contd.
 Gather REAL DATA
 Store Sample Data
 Very important when it comes to regression
 Role playing
 Become...
Testing Contd.
 Common Sense
 What if there is no requirement?
 What if there are too many requirements
 Understanding...
Reporting Bug
 Should I report a bug or NOT?
 How do I best explain?
 Will it be wasted eventually?
 Who is going to r...
Application
 Eager to learn
 Why it is in this world?
 Why we built it in the first place?
 What's its evolution histo...
Application Contd.
 Be aware of the flaws of the technology
 What are the work around?
 Are we used to it?
 With what ...
Business
 This is most important and I think we should have
discussed this on the very first slide!
 Why now?
 Getting ...
Business Contd.
 Identify steak holders
 Look at risks
 Make sure to know who is who in organization
 Creating better ...
Business Contd.
 Be in someone’s shoes
 Making a sense out of distorted information
 Filter – be careful
 Judging the ...
QA
 Best of Luck
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  1. 1. By Fahad Khan mafkhan@gmail.com
  2. 2. Know your Stuff – The Road Map  Know Your Self  Your Add Ons  QA  SDLC  Testing  Bug Reporting  Application  Business
  3. 3. Know your Self!  What do you have?  Are you an expert?  Do you have time?  Do you need help?  Can you help?  Can you train?  Should you get into it?
  4. 4. Your Add ons  Analytics  Humble ness  Persuasion  Marketing  Do whatever it takes  Knowledgeable  Equipping yourself with information  Making Decision
  5. 5. Your Add Ons Contd.  Getting the work done!  Acceptable reasoning  NO reasoning  Commitments  Cutting the slack  NO Perhaps! Avoid Assumptions  FACTS and FIGURES  Be confident
  6. 6. QA  QA Definition  Literary  QA Principals  Laws and guide lines  QA Standards  CMMI, ISO or other  QA Techniques  TFS/YouTrack
  7. 7. Testing  Understanding the expectation  Try to go for user expectations rather then the analyst or coder  Understanding the user psychology  What are the goals for testing?  Applying adequate testing techniques  Which testing will work for which application?  Enhancement?  New module?
  8. 8. Testing Contd.  Gather REAL DATA  Store Sample Data  Very important when it comes to regression  Role playing  Become a master user  Automation  All Good testing  Required/Not Required  All Bad testing  Required/Not Required
  9. 9. Testing Contd.  Common Sense  What if there is no requirement?  What if there are too many requirements  Understanding the Coder and his approach  Exception testing and Handling  Thinking out side the BOX  Last – deciding for the minimum
  10. 10. Reporting Bug  Should I report a bug or NOT?  How do I best explain?  Will it be wasted eventually?  Who is going to read it?  I am giving enough information?  Have I defended it well?  Was I able to sell it to Coder?
  11. 11. Application  Eager to learn  Why it is in this world?  Why we built it in the first place?  What's its evolution history?  What sort of cost benefit it is going to give the owner?  What sort of benefit user is expecting?  Are we making life easier?  Understand the Technology and its limitations
  12. 12. Application Contd.  Be aware of the flaws of the technology  What are the work around?  Are we used to it?  With what we can live with?  What can we let go?  But then what are we testing?  Decisions!!!!!!!
  13. 13. Business  This is most important and I think we should have discussed this on the very first slide!  Why now?  Getting to know what I am into?  Getting to know the industry
  14. 14. Business Contd.  Identify steak holders  Look at risks  Make sure to know who is who in organization  Creating better relations which departments for..  Accessing the information
  15. 15. Business Contd.  Be in someone’s shoes  Making a sense out of distorted information  Filter – be careful  Judging the person from which information is obtained  Make best of out everything!
  16. 16. QA  Best of Luck
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