Archive of posts with tag 'qa'

Why QA Managers Are Not Needed in Agile Projects

In this article I explain how the traditonal “QA Manager” role has evolved and has become redundant and why many feel threatened about their future...

Problems with Test Automation and Modern QA

What are some common problems with test automation in agile and DevOps? Modern Software Development and QA focus too much on test automation and no...

Why Would You Want To Automate a Test?

Why would you automate a test? What benefits do we get with test automation?Quite often when people get involved in automated testing, their main f...

Why Automated Tests Don't Find Bugs?

It is widely believed that the purpose of automated tests is not to find new defects but rather find regression bugs as new features are developed.

When to Automate User Stories?

If you have worked in an agile environment as a QA, most probably you would have come across some sort of test automation. I don’t mean unit test a...

Head of QA - Roles and Responsibilities

Head of QA role is a senior position within an organization which is normally the next level up from a QA manager role. In this article, we list ou...

How To Setup a QA Function From Scratch

It is a usual scenario: a startup company has a new idea and hires a number of developers to build a working model of the idea.

Severity and Priority - What is the Difference?

Both Severity and Priority are attributes of a defect and should be provided in the bug report. This information is used to determine how quickly a...

What to Include in a Bug Report?

How to Write a Good Bug ReportWriting a good defect or bug report goes a long way in identifying and resolving the problems quickly. In this post, ...

Test Strategy and Test Plan

Test StrategyA Test Strategy document is a high level document and normally developed by project manager. This document defines “Software Testing A...