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July 1, 2011  6:59 AM

The IT Files – Dhanasekar Subramaniam – Part 2



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

What are some lessons you have learned about software testing that you wish you had known long ago or you wish someone had told you about? Personal experience is the best teacher. You’ll rarely repeat the mistakes if you learn lessons on your own.  In this process you will...

July 1, 2011  6:54 AM

The IT Files – Dhanasekar Subramaniam – Part 1



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

"Pragmatist, Sapient Software tester, Automation Checker, Practising Context driven testing, Strongly believes Questioning leads to Progress, Hakuna matata.Take life as it comes and make it beautiful, blog at


June 23, 2011  10:29 AM

The IT Files – Parimala Shankaraiah – Part 3



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

What do you do when you are not working? I spend time with my family, especially my kids. I also love to read books and go on long walks. And lots of sleep :)   What is a skill or strength that sets you apart from others? Emotional Intelligence and...


June 23, 2011  10:26 AM

The IT Files – Parimala Shankaraiah – Part 2



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers

Quality – what is your definition or understanding? Quality is about keeping customers happy and satisfied, making them keep coming to you for more and who wouldn't mind paying you more for solving their problems. Appears to be an open ended question. I hope I did some justice...


June 23, 2011  10:25 AM

The IT Files – Parimala Shankaraiah – Part 1



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

A name associated with initiating weekend testing. A name associated with writing about testing and not being afraid to express thoughts on testing and about testing. The name is Parimala. I was lucky to get to know her more and you can too. Read on.   Parimala Shankaraiah has eight years...


June 20, 2011  7:47 PM

The IT Files – Matt Heusser – Part 4



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

"What do you do when you are not working?" I have two daughters that we home-school -- well, my wife home-schools, and I try to be supportive.  This year I coached a soccer team, watched a lot of softball games, and took plenty of children to ballet.  I'm also a member of a...


June 20, 2011  7:45 PM

The IT Files – Matt Heusser – Part 3



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

"Quality – what is your definition or understanding?" Gerald M. Weinberg wrote that "Quality is value to some person"; my colleague Michael Boton added "... that matters" at the end. In other words, Quality is whatever the guy cutting the pay checks says is quality.  Our...


June 20, 2011  7:42 PM

The IT Files – Matt Heusser – Part 2



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
software development, Software Testers, The IT Files

"Any advice for new or young testers?" Now there's a tough question -- give general advice without any specifics.  That's a bit like a physician offering a prescription without examining the patient, isn't it? I suppose a doctor could offer some general advice; eat well,...


May 25, 2011  10:57 AM

The IT Files – Blindu Eusebiu – Part 2



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

Quality – what is your definition or understanding? I think here I would go with Jerry Weinberg's definition "Quality is value to some person". I think quality might differ from person to person, even if there are common undefined criteria. What are...


May 25, 2011  10:55 AM

The IT Files – Blindu Eusebiu – Part 1



Posted by: Shilpa Venkateshwaran
Software Technology, Software Testers, The IT Files

Blindu Eusebiu is a tester for more than 5 years. He is a follower of the context driven approach, at least he tries to be, and a big fan of exploratory testing. He is currently the European Weekend Testing host. He has some plans in developing other similar group activities related to the craft of...


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