Deepika Mamnani is a Principal in the Testing practice at Capgemini. She is responsible for devising testing solutions and creating improvement roadmaps for testing organizations across industry verticals. Deepika’s core competency is conducting assessments for testing processes across software development lifecycles. An expert at defining organization and governance structures for testing organizations, she has helped organizations implement centralized testing centers of excellence. Deepika is a speaker at international testing conferences, conducts webinars on QA topics, and is a CSTE, CSQA Certified, and a Certified ScrumMaster.
We tend to judge based on biases that are a result of our environment, background, culture, and experiences. This is even true for our roles as testers. Here are seven biases that could alter the impartiality in your testing and QA practices. See if you have any inclinations you should correct.
Testing professionals who graduated in past decades know that methods then were highly process-oriented, with no automation. Those methods have evolved into a world that needs continuous testing to meet deployment needs. Here are the key skills an aspiring tester graduating now should think about.
MindSpark is an organization that provides cost-effective, high-quality testing services by training individuals with autism. The testing industry stands to gain tremendously with these new employees, and the workers also benefit because they get to increase their independence and learn new skills.
Software as a service is a key component today of every enterprise application outsourcing strategy. Smart testing with the right blend of depth and speed is the cornerstone of successfully testing SaaS applications. Reap the benefits of SaaS products by creating an effective, reusable strategy.
DevOps is evolving, and as teams adopt it, they will need increased continuous quality along with continuous delivery. The DevOps quality management office is a a set of processes, tools, and competencies to drive testing efficiencies in DevOps initiatives, which will accelerate quality delivery.
Cultural differences, geographical location, socio-economic level, and native language have a significant impact on learning styles. Understanding your global team and their preferred learning styles can play a big role in success. Explore these four different styles to get the most from your team.
Testers are trained to find errors. However, evolution is not possible without committing a few of them. This year you should resolve to explore new areas, in the process making a few mistakes. In doing so you will learn, push yourself and others, change the world a tiny bit, and grow personally.