Know your Stuff – The Road Map
Know Your Self
Your Add Ons
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?
Your Add ons
Do whatever it takes
Equipping yourself with information
Your Add Ons Contd.
Getting the work done!
Cutting the slack
NO Perhaps! Avoid Assumptions
FACTS and FIGURES
Laws and guide lines
CMMI, ISO or other
Understanding the expectation
Try to go for user expectations rather then the analyst or
Understanding the user psychology
What are the goals for testing?
Applying adequate testing techniques
Which testing will work for which application?
Gather REAL DATA
Store Sample Data
Very important when it comes to regression
Become a master user
All Good testing
All Bad testing
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
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?
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
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?
This is most important and I think we should have
discussed this on the very first slide!
Getting to know what I am into?
Getting to know the industry
Identify steak holders
Look at risks
Make sure to know who is who in organization
Creating better relations which departments for..
Accessing the information
Be in someone’s shoes
Making a sense out of distorted information
Filter – be careful
Judging the person from which information is
Make best of out everything!