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Acceptance Testing and Agile

I must say that it is a time of deep analysis and relevant acceptance tests. You can say: “He repeats”, “Another set of buzzwords” and “It’s obvious”. Is everything clear ? How to fit acceptance testing in Agile environment, how to test just in time, which tools use and when ? Recently, a colleague from [...]

Quality Department Involvement in Project Lifecycle Part 2

This is the second and the last part regarding quality department involvement in project lifecycle, for introduction please look at Quality Department Involvement in Project Lifecycle Part 1 Acceptance phrase If all previous steps have been made by my description, this step looks fairly straight. We can easily accept the iteration with ready to use [...]

Quality Department Involvement in Project Lifecycle Part 1

This article is intended to be a bridgehead for a wider discussion about the role of quality assurance in software manufacturing processes. I will not try to relate my observations of any particular IT project management methodology (Scrum, Agile, Prince2) or frameworks like ITIL and CMMI. If something does not fit into your system, it [...]

Cloud Testing – Three Best Solutions

Each of us here thought as to reduce costs and increase comfort and quality of tests. In the era of cloud computing fashion it is also time for a  cloud testing fashion. Today, I do not answer whether it’s time to choose such a tool but I will present the most promising solutions. Cloud Testing [...]

8 Tips To Create Complete Test Cases

How can you explain to a beginner tester the idea of writing, executing and reporting of test cases? It’s a tough job, I found this quite recently by training a new person in the team. Everything I had in my head but there was not one clear and consistent explanation on the paper. Many years [...]

Test And Try Mind Map

I followed Problogger advice in his article about using Mind Mapping software to burst blogger inventiveness. I never thought of using such tools to develop my ingenuity, but I already see that I helps me to better organize thoughts and ideas for new posts. The second great thing is buddies spontaneous ideas, we get it [...]

Five Free, Online and Cute Project Management Helpers

What to do to provide high project quality at the startup? What to do to rapidly create a development environment with project and knowledge management ? In my opinion, the fastest ways, if we do not already have the one, is to use a large number of online tools. Often starting the project we do [...]

Exploratory Testing – Good And Bad Sides

Let’s check wikipedia citation “Exploratory testing seeks to find out how the software actually works, and to ask questions about how it will handle difficult and easy cases. The quality of the testing is dependent on the tester’s skill of inventing test cases and finding defects. The more the tester knows about the product and [...]