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Performance Testing with No Budget

Performance Testing with No Budget

This is a guest post by Matthew Heusser. Today I will give a few examples of cases that are not big enough to warrant a full-time performance tester, where “traditional” “functional” testers and test groups stepped up to do the work. I’ll...
Defining Your Definition of Done

Defining Your Definition of Done

This is a guest post by Nishi Grover Garg. The success of your team and the release depends on everyone getting their individual parts done in time. But how do you define being “done”? What indicates a finished task and differentiates it from a half-baked one? It is...
What to Test When You Can’t Test Everything

What to Test When You Can’t Test Everything

This is a guest post by Peter G. Walen. It happens to everyone doing software testing at some point. You have mountains of work to do, volumes of scenarios, and tests to work through; and there is no way they can all be tested, even if you and the entire team work 24...
Four Tips to Write Better Bug Reports

Four Tips to Write Better Bug Reports

This is a guest post by Nishi Grover Garg. Writing defect reports is a constant part of a tester’s daily life, and an important one too! How you report the bugs you find plays a key role in the fate of the bug and whether it’s understood and resolved or ends up being...
Quality and Testing

Quality and Testing

This is a guest post by Peter G Walen. Software Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Quality Control. All the same, right? We hear people bandy the phrases about. We hear them interchangeably. Sometimes we find them pointedly at odds with each other. Which is the...