Debunking some myths about software testing<br />Pradeep Soundararajan<br />www.moolya.com<br />
Myths!<br />Software testing is boring <br />Software testers are paid less<br />Software testing doesn’t require programm...
Software testing is boring <br />Software testers are paid less<br />Software testing doesn’t require programming <br />So...
Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
How to get in?<br />Institutes are one way, usual way.<br />Networking <br />Being an apprentice<br />Demonstrating passio...
Avoid Google / Orkut / Interview forums<br />Google could be dangerous for you<br />Orkut software testing groups are too ...
Good Software testing requires<br />Critical Thinking<br />Logical Reasoning<br />Analytical Thinking<br />Lateral Thinkin...
“If you choose to be misguided then you deserve it”<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
Who is this?<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
Who is this?<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
Comparison between two friends<br />Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />
Copyrights 2010 : Moolya Testing : www.moolya.com<br />Comparison between two friends<br />
India has lots and lots of software testers, lakhs to be specific, but what it needs is SachinTendulkars in software testi...
Three important points<br />“Don’t allow anyone to make your career decisions, do it yourself and do it for yourself.”<br ...
Thanks!<br />Want to ask a question offline?<br />Shoot your questions to ps@moolya.com<br />Pardon me: All images used in...
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Debunking some myths about software testing

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

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