Software Testing in Real World and IT industry requirements for SQA/Test Engineers
SOFTWARE TESTING IN REAL WORLD ANDIT INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS FORSQA/TEST ENGINEERSSpeaker: Faiza Yousuf
February 25, 2013TESTING SCENARIO IN REAL WORLD The ATM pin Test We all have received text messages about entering the reverse pin in case of robbery at ATMs which claims to call Police for our help. 2
HOW DOES A SOFTWARE TESTER FIT-IN WITHINTHE ORGANIZATION? / ROLE OF A SOFTWARE February 25, 2013TESTER! The work starts from early stages of SDLC. Requirements Phase: Tester is required to do the requirement analysis. Design Phase: Design verification, test planning. Development Phase: Develop test cases and test scripts, finalizes test plan. Testing Phase: Conduct testing, maintain logs, and test summary reports Deployment Phase: Training, User Manuals and lessons learned. Support Phase: Testing production issues, analysis of change requests and maintaining product 3 documentation.
WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM A SOFTWARE February 25, 2013TESTER? Clear Communicator Patient Passionate Creative Analytical Not a Programmer 4
WHICH SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR BEING A February 25, 2013SOFTWARE TESTER? Testing Knowledge Technical Knowledge Domain Knowledge Software Development Process Communication Skills 5
HOW CAN I TRAIN MYSELF TO THINK LIKE A February 25, 2013SOFTWARE TESTER? Be Curious. Be Skeptical. Think opposite. Learn to negotiate. Be open to suggestions. Start Early. Start with a NO! Think like the end user. Accept no boundaries. Think like a child. Focus, Observe, and Judge! 6
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