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    • Debunking some myths about software testing
      Pradeep Soundararajan
      www.moolya.com
    • Myths!
      Software testing is boring
      Software testers are paid less
      Software testing doesn’t require programming skill
      Software testing doesn’t have a future
      Software testers are not respected
      Anyone can do testing
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Software testing is boring
      Software testers are paid less
      Software testing doesn’t require programming
      Software testing doesn’t have a future
      Software testers are not respected
      Anyone can do testing
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
      Busters
      Myths!
      Agreed
      Agreed
      Agreed
      Agreed
      Agreed
      Agreed
      BUT…
    • Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • How to get in?
      Institutes are one way, usual way.
      Networking
      Being an apprentice
      Demonstrating passion
      Read & experiment with stuff
      Talking to testers, the good ones
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Avoid Google / Orkut / Interview forums
      Google could be dangerous for you
      Orkut software testing groups are too dangerous
      Interviewers can be misguiding
      Interview related discussion forums harm you
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Good Software testing requires
      Critical Thinking
      Logical Reasoning
      Analytical Thinking
      Lateral Thinking
      Observation
      Brainstorming
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    • “If you choose to be misguided then you deserve it”
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    • Who is this?
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Who is this?
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Comparison between two friends
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    • Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
      Comparison between two friends
    • India has lots and lots of software testers, lakhs to be specific, but what it needs is SachinTendulkars in software testing.
      Can you be the Sachin, India wants?
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Three important points
      “Don’t allow anyone to make your career decisions, do it yourself and do it for yourself.”
      “We are not living in the generation where lakhs of people are intelligent, so don’t believe most of them unless you test it”
      “The first attempt you can make to prove who you are is to ask questions. Ask your questions, I am here for you”
      Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com
    • Thanks!
      Want to ask a question offline?
      Shoot your questions to ps@moolya.com
      Pardon me: All images used in this ppt are stolen from the web