Test management is the process of organizing and maintaining tests. Contrast with [tag:team-management].

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Test Management Tool that recommends test cases for next test execution?

I have just finished the Machine Learning course and was wondering if there is a Test Management tool that learns over time which test cases to run for the given project and eventually recommends a ...
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What are some practical ways of using Lateral Thinking in testing? [on hold]

I have read about 6 thinking hats. What are some ways in which a tester can use 'Lateral thinking' which is opposite of linear thinking. kindly show some examples/techniques which can be helpful in ...
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How do I improve my Test Idea generation ability? [duplicate]

I have always tried to improve my test coverage as a black-box tester. Still, I believe that I need to improve my ability to generate practical and highly-usable ideas to test better so that I find ...
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Control delivery dates and version releases

Currently I am the only tester of my company and participate in several projects at the same time. So far, we don't have document to show explicitly test versions, versions that the client uses and ...
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How should a tester deal with a bug found in production?

In my previous project, I was working as a back-box/manual tester. My major responsibilities were performing function testing, executing regression suites, running smoke tests etc. I was testing a ...
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Should QA report bugs on features before they are fully implemented?

I am a developer and I generally check in partial implementations so that I don't have too much uncommited code at any time. I make sure that the application compiles and that it does not interfere ...
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How to differentiate myself from other Testers in the team? [closed]

I am responsible for testing an enterprise web application, what other things of high value can a tester do to stand out of the crowd. Apart from obvious activities like test data creation, test case ...
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End-to-end testing from desktop app to website

I'm currently investigating ways for executing End-to-end testing on a system that contains two parts which are dependent on one another. The first part is a desktop application and the second is a ...
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Questions to ask when estimating testing effort?

I've been a software tester for a little more than a couple of years now and I'm looking to upgrade my skills for the role of Team Lead. Team leaders and managers usually have to do the planning and ...
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How to test an application that implements some cryptographic stuff?

I want to implement the following homomorphic encryption scheme from On-the-Fly Multiparty Computation on the Cloud via Multikey Fully Homomorphic Encryption by Lopez-Alt et al. I use C++ and I want ...
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What are some of the best Software Testing Courses for a beginner? [closed]

I am a complete novice in software testing. I want to learn more about black-box/functional testing in general. Which courses(free or paid Text/video courses) could i use to learn better to write test ...
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How to organise multiple SoapUI test scenarios to the same REST endpoint?

Let's say I have a REST service that allows you to search for rail journeys - and that once you have selected them, you can book them. The endpoint is example.com/service/v1/book, and to create the ...
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can object repository be maintained in excel?

I use a framework where we are maintaining Object Repository in property file. Can it be maintained in excel as we do not want to keep on updating the property file.
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What material can help a tester generate more and better ideas? [duplicate]

which domain knowledge other than software engineering can help a tester generate good test ideas? any books , courses, philosophy, theories , puzzles etc.
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Test Ideas for testing a Payment/Banking Application? [closed]

I work on manual/functional testing of a Banking/Payment web application. This application allows cash transfers from many different savings/checking accounts to a central account which corporation ...
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What are good heuristics to generate testing time estimates as a percentage of development time

I know there are different factors that would make it higher or lower. I'm looking for a base percent to use for estimating the testing of the software. I need to do this because testers/QA are ...
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simple login test scenarios [closed]

Course Name: Software Quality Assurance I need 25 test scenarios to verify user login that contains just two fields User Name Password It may be Positive scenario or negative scenario.
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What are some good thinking tools that a tester can use to generate ideas? [closed]

As a tester I want to generate more out of the box ideas, so that I can test all positive as well as negative test scenarios and find most critical defects before the product is released. Are there ...
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How best to start making a suite of broken tests relevant again?

I have a bit of a dilemma, I have recently taken over an automated suite of tests written in Selenium/Java for a legacy project. The trouble is, the suite has consistently had a 40% Fail rate and as ...
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Test Tool for our environment

I need support to take ideas for a new project for my company. We have a Tool that is composed from a lot of modules that are written in Java, bash scripts and other languages. The tool takes a ...
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Which approach should be used for late tests in large projects?

I'm working in a very huge PHP project, but for many reasons the whole project was never tested until now. FYI, the project consists in a lightweight enterprise PHP framework based on Laravel. My ...
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Importance of Stability of QA Team

Let me give you all a brief description: So we have a client which has left the company. They refused to renew their project. The primary reason was that during the course of time, the client was ...
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What should be the answer given by QA when asked if software is ready for release

One of the most frequently asked questions of QA by team leads or other business representatives is: We're getting close to the planned release date. What do you think - is the software ready? ...
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Test Management Tool for Cucumber part 2

I saw there is already a question on this, as well as an answer in this link: Test Management Tool for Cucumber But I have a doubt, as is suggested I used Jenkins and created a job to execute my ...
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I don't see Do Exploratory Testing in my Test Manager 2013

I have Test Manager 2013 installed in my laptop. When I click on Testing Center - Test - I don't see "Do Exploratory Testing" option on it. I only see Run tests, Analyze Test runs, Verify Bugs but ...
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Handling of Test Documents throughout Retests

Community, I'm currently doing development and tests for a Windows Desktop Application that plays together with some PLCs. One of my main tasks is to perform Functional Tests on a System Level for ...
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Difference between Test Approach and Test Technique?

For instance , Exploratory testing can be labeled as a Test 'approach' and not a test technique like Boundary Value Analysis(BVA), Equivalence partitioning etc. Also, Context-driven testing is an ...
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What is the best session based test management tool for larger companies with groups of 10-15 testers? [closed]

What is the best session-based test management tool for larger companies? We have multiple test engineer groups, some with up to 7-8 testers. Are there any professional tools to support larger ...
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Difference between Exploratory Testing , Monkey Testing and Ad-hoc Testing?

Monkey testing is a software testing technique in which the testing is performed on the system under test randomly. Exploratory testing is simultaneous learning, test designing and execution.Tester ...
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How to approach software quality in a big enterprise project

We made an action list about where to improve in the enterprise software but we are not sure about where to start. These are the list of things we are going to implement but not sure about the ...
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How to write Proper Test Case steps?

I am beginner in writing test cases. I am working on a live mobile testing project. Consider a test case to login to a Mobile application: Test case Description: To verify that user is able ...
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How to specify mobile devices web-app to be tested for in the Requirements?

It's easy to specify the requirements for web-applications used on laptops (max-min screen width, set of browsers, set of OS) e.g.: screen from 1280 x 802 to 1600 x 992px liquid layout, and static ...
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When to switch from “Debug” build testing to “Release” build testing?

At my company I sometimes have trouble with getting across to developers as to why we testers shouldn't be testing in "debug" towards the end of the project. That said I'm not quite sure WHEN we ...
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Components of a Test Plan document?

What are the most important components/parts of a well-written test plan document for a testing project. Consider you are testing a Financial web app. Is test plan a part of overall test strategy ...
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What type of questions should be asked if I am taking an interview of QA / Testing Lead

I have to take an interview of a QA Lead. Can anybody give me suggestion as to what kind of questions that will be asked apart from regular testing definitions and general questions like how to handle ...
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Not able to see Test Run History in TFS

We have started IV&V of a project and the actual Test team of that project is maintaining Test cases over TFS. That team has already created and executed some part of the test cases. My part is to ...
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How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
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Impact Flow Tracking for feature update & changes

I have been working in startup as manual and automation QA engineering. New features gets applied to our site once in 2 weeks. Whenever a redesign project comes up, like say product page redesign - ...
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Different testing approaches for different teams?

I'm responsible for introducing QA to two teams in the same company (let's call them A and B). None of them had any systematic QA before. A and B develop two different products use different ...
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What are acceptable time to spend and taks to be done analysing a defect as a tester?

Morning, what are an acceptable time and tasks to analyse a defect as a tester? Following situation: As our QA teams waits for a new client version and our preparations are quite done we had a look ...
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Test management tool for Selenium webdriver?

My company recently began migrating from using QTP to Selenium webdriver. We are looking for a test management tool similar to Quality Center (what is QTP primaly for) that would work well with ...
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How to assess Testing Maturity in an organization

How would we assess a Test Planning/Test Execution/ practices in an organization is at Level 1, Level 2 etc. What would be the practices of each Level. Where we can think practices are evolving to ...
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Unsure of how ISEB Intermediate answer is correct

So I'm sitting my ISEB Intermediate on Thursday and, going through some mock papers now, I've been presented with a problem statement which (no matter how many times I read it), I just can't ...
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Is there any standard/guideline to follow on HW testing as ISO9126?

For software, it is often beneficial to use ISO9126/25010 as a roadmap for test coverage (e.g. functionality, reliability ...) and I wonder, is there something like that for HW? Some categorization I ...
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Class Under Test vs Object Under Test

What is the difference between Class Under Test (CUT) and Object Under Test (OUT)? CUT is used to test a class and OUT is used to test an object. — I'm unable to find any difference ...
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Test Architecture Design document?

Note : I already posted this question at Stackoverflow and someone already helped me to request to move my previous thread to SQA stack exchange, but no one replied. So, I am so sorry for cross ...
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Test Management Tool Integration with JIRA [closed]

My question here is I would like to integrate Zephyr or any other tool with JIRA which could answer all my queries below: What is Zephyr/any tool all about and how its going to work for QA ? What ...
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How to lock particular test case in Test plan module when some one is working in Particular TC

If a user is working on a particular test case in Test plan module.He is copying that test case to some other project but he wants to make sure no other person should work on it or just a information ...
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What is the complete scrum process for testing a change from start to end

I need complete start to end scrum process for testing a change. From taking a bug/enhancement from the product backlog , getting a BRD/FSD, writing Test scenarios......to........logging bugs to Jira ...