A Tester when reports a software bug/defect in the application under testing, s/he feels that it is a genuine defect that needs attention and should be fixed. But to the tester’s shock and surprise, s/hefinds out that bug is rejected by the development team.

I am pretty sure, majority of the Software Testers and QA professionals might have faced this situation some time or the other in their software testing career. And this can be quite frustrating too; especially if the tester feels that the software defect is a serious one and has got potential to cause severe damage to…


Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality (AR/VR) is no longer rocket science. It is very much here and now, a viable part of the consumer market, available for millions of users. More and more companies are now seeing the uses for AR/VR products — It provides enormous potential ranging from chasing digital creatures to designing complex machines or providing engineering solutions. If your business is planning to launch an AR/VR application project, you probably know that there are two crucial activities that will define user satisfaction with the final product. The first one is a natural and immersive user experience. The…


Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems have conquered the world of technology and greatly influenced our lives. It’s the logical next step that this technology also revolutionizes software testing. However, what is already possible with AI in software testing today — also referred to as AI testing — seem to a bit of a mystery and can be intimidating at times, but in our context, we will keep its reference confined only to the ability for a machine to understand an environment, perform “intelligent” actions, and “learn” how to improve itself automatically. Humans could have less work with…


Automation can be an awesome productivity booster within testing teams and a quality enhancer for your systems when done correctly or else can be a disaster when done incorrectly. The key is to make sure that it is used the right way, which is the hardest part when starting. Every organization defines a set of measurable benchmarks of quality for their product and it’s their job to make sure that it never falls below them. Those benchmarks of quality can be related to many aspects of the product like usability, performance, functionality, integration, etc.


The field of Software Development is evolving day by day and so is the field of Software Testing, and to excel in this field, the QA professionals, Software Testers also have to evolve and upgrade their skills daily. This post is not about the Testing Process, instead, it’s all about how a Software Tester can improve him/her and how they can make a difference, add value and upraise the quality standards.

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Anyone interested to learn and grow as a QA professional, Software Tester, SDET, or Quality Enthusiast. If you are looking for areas of improvement to strengthen your profile for…

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