The Test Expert’s Role in DevOps – Idexcel Testing Roundup

1. The Test Expert’s Role in DevOps

Is wasn’t long ago that those of us who dedicated our professional careers to helping our organizations deliver better software were asking how we fit into this new world of agile development. While individual companies and the software engineering community continue to adapt and decide whether agile is right for their businesses, there’s already another important advancement in our world: DevOps. Some see this as simply the next evolution of agile.

DevOps is a culture shift that emphasizes collaboration between software developers and other IT professionals while automating software delivery and infrastructure changes. It aims to establish an environment where building, testing, and releasing software can happen more rapidly, frequently, and reliably. Continue reading…

2. How Can Testers Embrace Learning and Keep the Spark Alive?

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows – Ralph Marston

IT field changes; way too fast than some of us would like.

If you are not constantly updating your skills, you could get irrelevant, obsolete and outdated. In a world of lay-off paranoia, it is a good idea to rise above it all, gain immunity and feel secure. The best way to do so is to make learning a habit. Continue reading…

3. Why No One Talks About Agile Testing!

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When working on digital projects and products, you probably encounter the term “agile” a lot.

The word agile is widely used (and sometimes misused). It refers to the methodology of project management which strives to establish certain principles of collaboration, flexibility and transparency. It emphasizes the importance of feedback throughout the entire development workflow. Continue reading…

4. 7 Practical Software Testing Tips from TestBash Presenters

We gathered some practical software testing tips for you from presenters of TestBash Brighton, the most awesome software testing conference out there! Continue reading…

5. Discussion: How to set up a Software testing process

I have been assigned a task to create a Testing process in the company. Our company uses Agile methodology. The task is to create a generic plan which determines the role of a QA/Tester in the complete agile STLC. Scrum is what we are trying to implement.

We can assume the team of 4 developers and 1 QA. Also please suggest if a separate developer for QA-Automation is required or the same QA with limited knowledge should be hired. Currently we don’t have any automation framework. Everything is being done from scratch.

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