Quality Assurance and Project Management:

September, 2008

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September 29, 2008  10:44 AM

Role of tester while verifying the closure of bugs



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project Lifecycle, project management, quality assurance, SDLC, software, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, software testing, software testing cycle, Software testing methodologies, software testing procedure, software testing process, software testing projects, software testing tips, softwaretesting, STLC, tester

When a product gets completed, it is released for testing to QC department along with the relevant documents. The QC department based on the scope of testing, availability of testers and the time at which the product is estimated to be released to customer, prepares its test plan. After studying...

September 26, 2008  10:42 AM

What next after Bug Report (or Defect report) is released?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project Lifecycle, project management, quality assurance, SDLC, software, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, software testing, software testing cycle, software testing process, software testing projects, software testing tips, softwaretesting, STLC, tester

As soon as a bug of defect report is released by Quality department to Development Team, the first task of the development team is to call for a meeting inviting all those involved in the development of the product, the project head, the quality head and the testers who have performed testing....


September 24, 2008  10:39 AM

Is your defect (or bugs) report serving its purpose?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
developer, Project Lifecycle, project management, quality assurance, SDLC, software, software engineering, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, Software testers, software testing, software testing cycle, software testing tips, softwaretesting, STLC, tester

Let us understand what is the purpose of bugs report or defects report? Is it serving its purpose? How much? The purpose of a bugs report or defects report is to make the intended recipients of this report to understand each and every bug reported in its perspective view. A bugs report has to be...


September 22, 2008  10:37 AM

Components of a Bugs or Defects Report



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
quality assurance

Based on the above facts, the bugs or defects report’s content has to be very effective in conveying the intent of the testers performing the testing. The components of an effective bugs report would be: Reference Number: Give a unique number for referring to it any time in...


September 19, 2008  10:55 AM

What is a bugs report in software testing?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project Lifecycle, project management, quality assurance, SDLC, software, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, Software testers, software testing, software testing cycle, softwaretesting, STLC, tester

A bugs report or defects report is a list of bugs found out by testers while testing a software product in testing phase under a testing environment. The test environment is created at development site similar to the actual environment in which the software is supposed to work or run in live...


September 17, 2008  10:20 AM

5 essentials while building test environment for software testing



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
quality assurance

What is a test environment? – I have already explained in my earlier blog...


September 15, 2008  10:56 AM

Why build a test environment for software testing?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Development, quality assurance, software, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, Software testers, software testing, software testing environment, software testing procedure, software testing process, software testing tips, tester, testing environment

In continuation to my previous blog – "what is a test environment?", let us understand here why a test environment is required for testing a software product? I see two major purposes for this, one purpose catering to customer end, and the second purpose catering to the vendor end quality testing...


September 12, 2008  10:35 AM

What is a Testing environment for software testing?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
quality assurance, software, software engineering, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, Software testers, software testing, software testing environment, software testing tips, softwaretesting, tester, testing environment

A testing environment is a setup of software and hardware on which the testing team is going to perform the testing of the newly built software product. This setup consists of the physical setup which includes hardware, and logical setup that includes Server Operating system, client operating...


September 10, 2008  11:13 AM

Why Project Manager is sceptical to testers, if at all he is!



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
developer, Development, project manager, quality assurance, software, software testing, tester

A Project Manager is mostly sceptical to the testers that they unnecessarily try to increase the bugs list just to keep quality department on top. He also feels that it is intentional and many bugs can be avoided to be mentioned which are not very important. Many Project managers in general also...


September 8, 2008  11:10 AM

Birth of Quality with a need to wear multiple Hats!



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
developer, software, software qa, software quality, tester

The switch over or additional responsibility may arise out of different scenarios. Small software organizations initially have no quality assurance department, but with their gradual growth and to meet project commitments, the quality assurance emerges as a separate department. At this juncture...


September 4, 2008  10:12 AM

Change of Career, Testing to Development and vice versa



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Development, project management, quality assurance, software qa, software quality, software quality assurance, Software testers, software testing

During my 20 plus years of experience in IT, from time to time I received questions from career beginners (or seekers) having spent 1 to 4 years in one stream of career with a query related to their career growth. This query came from different individuals having spent some time successfully as a...


September 1, 2008  10:20 AM

Ingredients of a successful Project



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project Lifecycle, project management, quality assurance, SDLC, software engineering

It is not only the coding or development that accounts for a successful project. The journey starts right from the release of order from customer after which the customer requirements need to be studied accurately and extensively. This is going to be the foundation of the project. One small...


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