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Role of Testers in Agile

November 19, 2017
Roles of Agile Tester

Compared to the traditional waterfall model of software development, the role of a software tester in an Agile model is expected to be much more than limiting themselves to testing and defect logging activities. A tester in an Agile team works closely with developers and product owner in terms of product roadmap and feature testing. Moreover, s/he also works on product improvements and quality aspects of the application. Here we will learn the possible roles of Agile Tester in any of the project practicing this methodology.Read More…

Top 41 Agile Software Testing Interview Questions

November 1, 2017
Agile, Agile Interview Questions, Agile methodology

Below is the top 41 software testing interview questions on Agile Methodology.

1. Which software development methodology you are using for your organization or project?

To crack the interview, many times candidates bluff and respond that they are using Agile. Depending on your answer, the interviewer will judge your knowledge about Agile and later on candidates are not in a position to answer fundamental questions. It is good to tell truth about current software development methodology adopted in a project or organization. 

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10 Advantages of Testing in Agile Methodology

October 1, 2017
Testing in Agile, Agile Testing, Agile Testing Methodology, Testing in Agile Scrum

1. Testers in  involvement is from the beginning till end when Testing in Agile

Team Testing in Agile participates since the beginning i.e. right from sprint planning till sprint demo and retrospective meeting. Hence, parallel to developers, they get a chance to review requirements; identify scope, dependencies, and complexity; plan their efforts better. Moreover, they are at par with developers in terms of product and/or business knowledge and can suggest many scenarios to developers to take care while writing code. Read More…

What is Agile Scrum – HelpingTesters

September 8, 2017
Agile Scrum, what is scr what is agile methodology

In our previous blogs, we learned what is Agile Methodology in details. In this today’s article, we will talk the most accepted process for Agile development i.e. Agile Scrum. Agile Scrum is the framework for managing team and gets maximum productivity in the project. Read More…

Understanding Agile Methodology – HelpingTesters

September 5, 2017
Agile Methodology, Agile Methodology tutorial, Agile testing

Software development using Agile Methodology is nowadays the most widely used practice in most of the IT organizations are following same. In simple dictionary meaning, Agile means to be able to move quickly and easily. Let’s try to understand something about Agile Methodology step by step. Read More…

How to provide Agile Testing Estimates in Projects

August 1, 2017
Agile Testing, Agile meaning, scrum testing

Agile testing estimation is done in every iteration. At the start of each sprint, features are picked from the product backlog, groomed, estimated and added to the sprint backlog. But how are the estimates provided? How can the team members know which feature is complex than the other and would require more efforts and man-hours? In this post, we would talk about the agile testing estimation process and how team members evaluate the complexity of a task i.e. be a good agile tester.Read More…

Is Automation worth with Agile

March 22, 2017
Agile, automation, Automation worth

Agile is a term used for several iterative and incremental software development life cycle methods. Most popular methodologies include extreme programming, scrum etc which are implemented or said to be implemented nowadays by teams. The development cycles have become shorter, crisper with feedback and testing being conducted in these small sprints. The SCRUM model of agile follows iterative sprints, where a part of the product is shipped. And in this sprint, the part has to be developed and tested. With every sprint or iteration, the product is going to be built, the code is going to become larger but the time to test will remain the same. Automation is not a choice in agile methodology, it is a necessity. Read More…

How to become a good Agile Tester?

March 18, 2017
agile testing, agile tester, agile testing process, agile testing methodology, testing in agile

In our previous articles, we have talked about different QA practices and how it impacts a project’s delivery. We are also aware that testers enhance the quality of the deliverables of the project and also prevents trickling of bugs. But is merely performing the QA practices enough? Are testers responsible for anything other than preserving the desirability of a feature?Read More…

Testing in Agile

September 6, 2016
agile testing, agile testing process, agile testing methodology, Agile test

Before knowing the Agile test, it is important to know what Agile is. It is a methodology for Software Development which is based on iterative and incremental approach, Now what does incremental approach mean. Incremental Approach means that whole software Development process occurs in a repetitive iteration. We are developing some features of the application in a cycle and adding some more features in it, also incorporating change required after review of the previous cycle.

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Automation in the Agile World

August 8, 2016

Agile movement happens not just in the development processes, but also in testing. Test automation is no exception where it moves from being a subset of testing to supporting the life cycle as a separate pillar by its own. The world today is growing more and agiler as we speak. Not just in terms of the processes, but also in the attitude and thoughts which form the cornerstone of any company.

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