There are various knowledge base and forums available which talk about software development processes and best practices related to project management. However, nothing much is elaborated on test management. This article provides general recommendations to improve the management of software testing.If not managed properly, test management could lead to problem areas...

Testing is one of the important aspects of software development cycle. In this article I have listed down all the software testing frequently asked questions (FAQs) Interview Questions and Answers. This will help both freshers and experienced testers.Q: What is software testing? What is the purpose of software testing?According to definition given by The Institute...

The QTP 10.0 Architecture is divided into seven parts. Test pane: It is the area where the test engineer can generate, view and write the test script. The pane is divided in to two views. Expert view: A person who can understand the VB-Script uses this view to view, generate and write the test script. Keyword view: This is used to view, generate and write the test script...

Introduction: Hp’s Quality Center is a comprehensive test management tool and it is a topped-up version of test director. Quality Center is a web-based tool (client-server architecture) and helps maintain a database of tests. Quality Center can be integrated with e-mail systems which facilitate automatic email reminders for bugs or other testing activities. Quality...

Common goals for Performance Testing initiatives are to validate that an application performs properly under a defined set of load conditions, conforms to the performance needs of the business, early identification and resolution of performance problems, and validation of hardware configurations required to meet the stated performance requirements, in addition to anticipated...

Writing test cases is one of the major and most important activities which any tester performs during the entire testing cycle. The approach for writing good test cases will be to identify, define and analyse the requirements. When you begin writing the test cases, there are few steps which you need to follow to ensure that you are writing good test cases: 1. Identify...

Software testing tools can improve test efficiency, reduce test execution time and improve the software quality. However, for new people in test automation, there are many one-sided misunderstandings about the role of software testing tools in a project. Let us discuss them one by one: Misunderstanding one: the use of tools can find all or most of the software defects....

One on One interviews have been One of the most common and familiar method of job interviewing. This interview takes place the moment you and the interviewer meet and have a conversation. This conversation is to determine whether there is a natural fit between the interviewer, the applicant and the job available. At the outset when you first meet with the interviewer you...

The philosophy behind behavioural interviewing is very simple and straight forward. Your past behaviour predicts your future behaviour. So if your employer wants to get an idea of how you would respond to a future situation in the company, he or she can get a good indication of how you have responded in the past to similar situations Employers want to have evidence to...

Having sailed through the interview, you breathe a huge sigh of relief. You have that sense of smug satisfaction and then comes the killer question, “Do you have any questions?”Your reply here could make all the difference between being a job seeker and a job getter.  Be aware that this is a prospective employer and you want to come across as intelligent, positive...