Future of Testing – How to fail and learn from it

Introduction The world of Software Testing is changing on a daily basis. The way the testing team used to do testing one or two decades ago is completely different as compared to the way it is conducted now. Earlier testing practices were predominantly manual testing which could be error-prone due to human error. But now there are many automation testing tools available in the market which could not only speed up your testing phase but also they help us in gathering the accurate test results. This is one of the…

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Working with Sprints in JIRA

In agile software development methodology, the requirements and solutions for a project keep evolving with time between self-organizing and cross functional teams. The actual project development is broken down into number of iterations which development team develops and delivers as a discrete product increment like a working milestone. In this tutorial, we are going to learn about short iteration which is usually of two to four weeks in duration and known as Sprint in JIRA. In JIRA, sprint only applies to scrum boards. A sprint can span one or more…

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How To Work As An Agile Software Tester?

Agile Software Testing is a type of testing following agile methodology. Agile development is an incremental modal where software is developed in fast cycles of not more than 4 weeks. Each release of the application is tested very thoroughly with no compromise on quality of the software. In today's article we are focusing on "How To Work As An Agile Software Tester?" Agile testing involves testing from the customer point of view and performed as early as possible. There are two types of models followed in Agile model: Agile Scrum…

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Software Testing Tips And Tricks For Testing Any Application

Software tester has only one dream and that is to find lots and lots of bugs but what should be kept in mind is to find bugs which can help in making any software more usable and of higher quality. Application testing is not a rocket science if tester keeps in mind some of the important points before starts testing. In this article we going to see the Software testing tips and tricks you should know before start actual testing of any application. All these tips have come from years…

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A Better Sprint Burndown Chart For More Accurate Sprint Planning

A Better Sprint Burndown Chart For More Accurate Sprint Planning
Scrum Sprint Burndown Chart

In Scrum, A Sprint Burndown Chart demonstrates the real picture of the Sprint progress and what amount of estimated work to be done in a sprint. The Sprint Daily Stand-up and Burndown chart help out Scrum teams to make it a Self-Organization team. The Burndown chart is one of the greatest visual indicators I have seen which shows the actual progress of the project in the Sprint.  It actually broadcast the Sprint progress to all stakeholders from the beginning of the Sprint. The team members will come to know about how much work is…

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Being an Effective Product Owner in Scrum

Being an Effective Product Owner in Scrum
Being an Effective Product Owner

There are three primary roles in the Agile project management Scrum method: Product Owner, ScrumMaster, Team Working in the Scrum usually the Product owner (PO) is the project's key stakeholder. The Product Owner is the key person to successfully start any agile software development project. S/he has the overall vision of the product what business is looking for and conveys the Vision and Goals at the beginning of every Release and Sprint to Scrum team. Basically we can say that "The agile product owner is a Unicorn." The Product Owner is the…

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