Will Speed to Market and Quality Determine the Software Testing Agenda for 2017?

Software Testing - Speed and quality

Speed is becoming a defining factor for every new venture in the marketplace. Whether it is a financial app, a gaming app, a VR device, or anything that is consumer-centric or enterprise facing; speed is the key to success. The next line of emphasis is on the quality and performance. Aspects such as compatibility with the Operating Systems, the devices, the enterprise ecosystem, and much more has to be taken into view.
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Are Development Skills Mandatory to Advance Your Career in Software Testing?

Are Development Skills Mandatory to Advance Your Career in Software Testing?

A Developer shall write code, and the Tester shall test it – and the two shall not interfere each other. Sounds like an adage from yore, for the current IT world is not the same anymore.

There was a time when a tester need not know anything about coding or programming language. Those were the days of the so called ‘Black Box’ testing – black referring to the code that was hidden in the darkness. Of course, a part of the whole was still visible and covered under ‘White Box’ (or code-based, unit) testing, but then this was a part of a developers’ role and did not fall under a Testers inbox.
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How To Make Your Development and QA Teams Work Together?

How To Make Your Development and QA Teams Work Together?

When developers and testers cooperate, consult and coordinate on a project, the result is always above expectations. This type of close interaction helps developers to meet their deadlines, testers to release error-free functionalities and customers to enjoy a superior product.

However, bringing together Development and QA teams will not be easy since both teams have to meet deadlines and work pressures.
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