🎵 Quality is in the air 🎶
Quality of a product is vital whether it is software development or any product. The question is how to bring quality within a team?
IT is evolving and as a team, we tend to be busy delivering and it’s easy to miss out on quality, but this is a no-brainer. The more we bring quality into the team, the more positive outcomes come our way.
As testers, we tend to follow various strategies and approaches to aim for optimum quality. But one process that is really interesting is the software testing life cycle (STLC). It is a process where the tester’s end goal is to efficiently meet the software quality standards. The steps within the STLC are six systematic approaches: requirement analysis, test planning, test case development, environment setup, test execution and test cycle closure. You may already be using a majority of these steps within your team! …
QA environments are something I hear a lot about; it’s an environment I have tested on throughout my career and this always comes up in a new project: “Have we thought about a QA environment”? 🤔 Back in the day, deploying and setting up a QA environment was a big chore, but nowadays we have the hybrid cloud world where we can spin up environments within minutes if not seconds!
In this blog, I aim to explain the importance of having a QA environment and hope that if you are a tester or QA you have these in your teams…
Project management has evolved significantly in recent years. I remember from my first ever project I was using Waterfall methodology. There have been a number of project management frameworks and methodologies introduced to ensure effective team management and collaboration in a workplace.
When selecting which methodology to acquire for a project, it’s vital to understand the numerous factors as well. With each methodology comes different requirements including pros and cons and each element holding its own set of unique why’s and how’s.
Regression testing is a term we are all familiar with. But when should we do such testing, what are its benefits and how can we perform regression testing well? In this article, we’ll dive into all the What, When & How’s of regression testing.
Testing, testing… What is software testing? 🤔 Software testing is a process to assess the functionality of an application with an aim to find whether the developed software has met the specified client requirement(s) or not. Plus, to identify whether the product is defect-free in order to produce a quality product.
Let me put it simpler: When I go shopping, I find the goods I like and try them on. The questions that arise in my head then are: Does it suit me? Is the color good? Is the material good enough or will it shrink after a wash? Will…
Accessibility means that people with disabilities can access the same things as those without a disability.
Web accessibility allows people with disabilities to be able to understand, navigate, interact, and contribute to information on the web.
Accessible practices can be good for everyone and including more people in your business can give you access to a larger pool of potential customers. There are many benefits that come with accessibility that are beyond legal protections, such as the good will such an act creates, and the relationships you can build in your community. Including everyone is more than just the right…
Can you imagine being a new starter right now, when everyone is working from home? Have you ever had the experience of feeling like “just another number” and want to stop this from happening to someone else? 💁💁♂️
In this shared blog post, Beth Marshall, Senior Test Engineer and Laveena Ramchandani, Senior Test Consultant will discuss practical ways to feel comfortable and make the colleagues you spend so much of your time with feel the same 📝.
Most of us have, at some point in our testing careers, had the experience of feeling like an outsider. Perhaps it’s joining a…
Accessibility testing :- “Accessibility testing is a subset of usability testing where in the users under consideration are people with all abilities and disabilities. The significance of this testing is to verify both usability and accessibility.”
Accessibility aims to cater for people of different abilities such as:
There are 14.1 million disabled people in the UK. About 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability.
Accessible practices can…
I would like to start with a question: “What makes us who we are?”
Each of you reading this and each of the 7.2 billion people on Earth, have a personality type of some description. We develop certain traits from childhood and although we may lose some and/or develop new ones, we typically rely on these characteristics on a daily basis.
So what is a trait? In psychology this is defined as “a particular characteristic that can produce a particular type of behaviour”.
Is it essential to have certain traits, especially in what is now a global village that is…
I am a vibrant, motivated and committed individual, whose main aim towards the IT industry is to apply myself and dedicate my energy to becoming the best hire.