Tag - ISTQB Advanced Level

Key Software Testing Skills required by Testing Professionals.

As we discussed in previous post individual skills of software testing professionals can be classified in three major categories, Software Testing Skills, Technical and Software Skills and Business & Domain Skills. Key Software Testing Skills required by Testing Professionals In this post we will learn about the key software testing skills required by Test Analysts,...

Introduction to People Skills and Team Composition.

People skills are very important for the test manager role. In order to succeed in test manager role it is very important that you recruit and maintain the test team with proper mix of skills. As skills requirement changes with every new project or client it is very important...

Importance of Test Closure Activities in Testing Process.

After determining that test execution has been complete the data from completed test activities need to be collected and consolidated. You need to analyze the data to find out facts and numbers about the testing activities during project cycle. Importance of Test Closure Activities in Software Testing Test closure activities are...

Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting

Exit criteria is set of agreed conditions with stakeholders based on which you can officially mark the testing process to be completed for a particular test level. Exit criteria should be set for each test level. In exit criteria evaluation we assess the test execution against the defined and agreed...

Key Test Management Documentation in Organizations following Testing Best Practices

It is very important to document the process and other important activities in testing. Test management documents help to give a direction to whole team and everyone is on the same page. I agree that properly managing the testing certainly involves more than just creating test documentation, but putting...

What is Test Implementation?

In test implementation phase test manager ensures that all the pre-requisites are handled to start the test execution. For example: he needs to ensure that all the test procedures are organized and available to tester, the clear guideline of who will execute which test cases, when and with what data is...

What is Test Designing?

Test design defines "HOW" something can be tested. It identifies the test cases by elaborating the test conditions identified in test analysis phase or from test basis. As a tester you need to use test design techniques which are identified in the test strategy or test plan. Designing can start once the...

What is Test Analysis?

In ISTQB foundation level syllabus test analysis and design were considered together. In ISTQB advanced syllabus test analysis and design are considered separate activities even though they can be implemented parallel, integrated or iterative to facilitate the production to test design work products. Test analysis is an activity which defines "WHAT"...

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