7 mistakes when estimating testing activities

Following on from our previous article regarding the best test practices to adopt for a successful testing project, here is a collection of the most common mistakes that our expert testers have observed concerning the different estimates related to testing activities. They have identified 7 mistakes that every Tester and test project manager should be aware of, and you will most certainly learn something new in this article, at least, we hope so !


Our bug buddies #1 : Bugs due to cosmic rays ?

Our Bug Buddies: Unveiling the Quirks in Software Testing
Welcome to the first article of our new series, “Our Bug Buddies,” where we delve into the fascinating world of unusual software bugs. In each article, we will explore a different type of bug that has perplexed developers and testers alike. Today, we embark on a cosmic journey to understand a truly out-of-this-world phenomenon: bugs caused by cosmic rays.

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7 Best Practices for Successful Testing

Drawing from our extensive experience spanning over a decade in software testing across diverse industries, we’ve observed numerous pitfalls often encountered by inexperienced testing teams. In response, we present this comprehensive guide outlining seven best practices essential for achieving success in your testing endeavors. Our aim is to equip you with the knowledge and strategies necessary to execute testing projects with efficiency and effectiveness.

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ISTQB® CTFL 4.0 Syllabus Updates

As announced in May 2023, ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level 4.0 has arrived, marking
an important milestone in the world of software testing. This update signals a significant shift in
the certification landscape, reflecting the evolving needs of the industry.
Let us get into the details on what changes and how it benefits the software testing industry.

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Unseen Heroes: The Crucial Role of Testers in Software Development

In the fast-paced world of software development, where timelines are tight and pressure is high, there’s a group of unsung heroes quietly working behind the scenes. They may not always be the most visible members of the team, but their contributions are invaluable. They are the testers – the diligent individuals who meticulously scrutinize every aspect of a product to ensure its quality and reliability before it reaches the end-users.

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Raul’s Editorial 👀 – Do we really need a testing team ?

This is a question that I hear sometimes, and the arguments are always the same: our developers and/or our Product Owners can test the application by themselves.
They often don’t. And even if they do, they are not doing it efficiently.

Yes you do, but why ? 🤷‍♂️
There are a few common reasons explaining the lack of efficiency of an ad-hoc internal test team: 
– DEVs and POs are busy doing their specific tasks, so mostly they don’t have time to test
– they lack proper knowledge regarding testing, which can lead to poor testing (not covering all the scenarios)
– they are biased (especially the DEVs), as they tend not to see their own mistakes. This is a proven fact and it applies to all the people, that’s why testers are cross-reviewing their tests

We can help you ! 🤝

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FinTech (Financial Technology), this post is for you: 👇

As we all know, the improvement of FinTech has transformed the financial sector in a significant and positive way, offering more accessibility, efficiency, innovation, and transparency to consumers.

However, these advances require even stronger data security and legislative compliance than before, to succeed and give users confidence.

For that, there is only one solution: Test your software!

Attached is a very good article which explains why software testing is mandatory for FinTech! 

Source : Business Review

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