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Agile software development is a group of software development methodologies based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.

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What does QA need to take into consideration while checking that tasks are valid

I'm the QA lead in my company, and as part of that I'm responsible for the quality of the TASKS that each engineer has. What does it mean? I need to verify that each task/story/bug that assigned ...
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Agile test procedures in Waterscrum + Staging Enviroment

Currently I am working in several teams at the same time. The project teams work in Waterscrum and have defined an agile sprint of - one week development + one week testing. All teams work with each ...
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What is shift left concept means in AGILE?

What is shift left concept means in AGILE? What is agile and shift left concept? How to use it in a software development life cycle
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How bug prioritization works in agile projects vs non agile

When reporting a defect, we are setting the priority and severity of the defect. How this works with agile development? Is there any specific way ? How bug prioritization works in agile projects vs ...
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Without writing the test cases is good approach to test the product or software in Agile process?

We have Several projects are lined up along with the product testing. Due to time urgency and time constraints the test cases are not writing up for some functions and UI and doing the testing without ...
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How to improve agile environments as test lead?

I'm a test lead in a company and have only a handful of people in the testing team. We are working on multiple projects simultaneously. Our company is following an Agile methodology. In some time, ...
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Should QA ask developers for requirements?

Considering Agile software development process. Is it a good practice to ask developers directly for requirements rather than the product owner? The development team had already gathered some ...
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How to automate a UI, put it on a devops pipeline and then maintain it?

I have an browser based application that needs to be tested. In an agile environment how do I automate it? How do I create high quality, reliable automation that is easy for others to use and ...
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The best way to summarize QA reporting?

We all know the problem, we have a reporting for the unit test, which is then usually sent as a warning "Build is not running" via email. We have a reporting for automated acceptance test, we have an ...
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What timeframe should be scheduled for exploratory testing?

Basically, the Explorative Test should be planned accordingly over a Timebox. But how do you define these? Does the team decide within the sprint planning how big the effort for the exploratory test ...
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Which penetration test tools can be used in the agile and CI environment?

since I have different projects, with different development environments, it is of course important for me which penetration tools I use. The projects: Project 1 is a pure web project which is only ...
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Multiple Scrum Teams - How Can I Make Use of QA?

Currently I have two Scrum-Teams I'm responsible for, who did not plan a QA structure before. There were code reviews, and partly acceptance test. Previously, the functionality was developed within a ...
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How to plan penetration testing in agile development?

Of course, as is well known, we plan of course Unit Test (in my case Junit) in the sprint, we have with QfS a GUI / Acceptance Test Framework which we plan accordingly in the sprint. The question but ...
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How to handle versioning for multi-sided ( frontend and backend) project?

Our solution has 3 environments(development,staging and production), and Currently,each environment has it's own versioning. e.g. Development : Frontend --> 1.0.8.8. Backend --> 1.0.15....
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How can tester ensure a timely ad high quality delivery when no deliverable are provided by developers for an Epic due in 30 days

If there is an Epic to be delivered in 30 days but the developers have not provided any deliverable and it's already day 1, how can testers ensure timely and high-quality delivery? What steps should ...
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How to structure the test suite in test management tool

Im using Testlink as our test management tool. We are using in agile environment How to structure our test cases as test suite in our test management tool. Also how to maintain the tracerbility We ...
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How to plan both manual & automated testing in 2 weeks sprint?

After finishing writing manual test cases (lets say in 3 days) we submit to PO(Product Owner) for review. Now my question is, when to start manual testing and how (Might be based on our manual test ...
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What are the common ways of testing the UI of a project while being Agile

I'm working at a startup company and feel like they get into a deadlock by testing UI in wrong ways. They are creating a brand new project from scratch with a new UI and this is how they perform ...
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Im looking a test plan template document for agile environment. Appreciate if you can share

Im preparing some QA template for QA department. We are following Agile development process and im looking a test plan template that can use in agile environment
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In an AGILE work environment, what kind of work should be classified as a bug to be fixed immediately?

We plan 2 week sprints with all tasks and bugs as much as we can. Every once in a while our QA Lead will assign the developers "bugs" mid-sprint for UI inconsistencies or non-emergency (or what he ...
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How to manage test automation project with agile methodology when we have no control over the software we are testing

A team is developing software and testing it using a dummy back end. That team is not allowed to have an access to the real system for testing (politics), so my team is testing it with the real back ...
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Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing

Is there any standard or pattern of doing Exploratory Testing? Do we still need to write test cases or not? Is there any flow to follow with this kind of testing? How Exploratory Testing related ...
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How to move toward Dev Ops in testing from Agile

We are looking to move towards DevOps methodology. Currently, we are using Agile methodologies in testing. We, as a team want to increase the number of deployments/releases in a year. For this, we ...
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Will implementing Agile generally improve code quality?

I am writing up a white paper to introduce Agile. As my role is a QA engineer working for a consultancy company. We want customers to hire us to train them in implementing Agile and we DO want our ...
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In what phase, QC Testing and UAT happens in Agile projects?

I'm new to Agile. I was trying to figure out when do QC testing and UAT happens in projects using Agile methodology. Explore phase, Adapt phase?
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What can be done if requirements are changing continuously in Agile?

If requirements are likely to change frequently during development. Although a complete change in requirement is possible, most of the time, it is the technical details that are subject to change. e.g....
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How is regression testing tracked as part of a Sprint? Is it a user story or a task?

How is regression testing tracked as part of a Sprint? Is it a user story or a task? We always do regression testing as part of a sprint; however, there is question on whether we track as a task ...
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How to document testing in Agile environments? [closed]

The "Working software over comprehensive documentation" agile value is one of the most controversial. Regarding testing, how do agile test team achieve "Just Barely Good Enough Models and Documents"? ...
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Do Agile Methodologies have an impact upon Software Quality [closed]

Currently i'm doing a project in school and I would like to ask a question: Do Agile Methodologies have an impact upon Software Quality? I'm not really looking for a specific and clear answer to ...
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Should a senior QA engineer in Agile be expected to design/architect app features?

Can a QA engineer be actually expected to design and/or architect production features (not just automation framework)? Especially if he/she has 12+ years of experience and in a team where other ...
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Is Agile - Methodology, Model or a Process? [closed]

I have been working with waterfall model till now. Now We are moving to Agile. Now as we all are new to it everybody is using a different term i.e. some says "Agile Methodology", others "Agile Model" ...
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Do we use/need test cases in Agile?

In our organization, we are implementing Agile. Right now, we start with the test as soon as we receive stories and never go for the test cases. We test the stories on the basis of acceptance criteria....
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The right way to start test automation in agile project

I am working in a agile testing project. I am new in testing field, please help me if somebody knows the answer. My questions are, Are test cases needed in agile testing or do we directly write ...
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Considerations and suggestions for QA lead responsible for software testing and development processes [closed]

I am offered a position as a QA lead, which is a big-big step up for me. I would appreciate some feedback, heads-up, suggestions, certify and considerations when tackling such a responsibility. ...
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What does QE do in a modern agile web development environment? [closed]

What are the key tasks and responsibilities of the Quality Engineering group in a modern Agile web development group?
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How to create test template in Agile?

I am new in the team and they asked me to create test template in Agile. Right now we are in POC phase. This template will help us in future when we will be in real development phase. I don't have ...
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What are the effects of rotating of professionals among different projects during software development? [closed]

Currently, I am performing a research focused on the effects of rotation in software development. So, I'm interested in understand how developers, software engineers, testers, that is, all ...
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Automation in agile sprints

How can automation be done from Sprint1 in agile environment, since there is no UI from which we can identify objects with different locators?
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What is definition of done in automation testing?

Team, What is definition of done for automation testing? For example, do we consider execution time or test case coverage?
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Who is a tester in an Agile Team? [closed]

In an Agile world, would you consider all of the team members testers? Are they part of defining the quality of the software? How can a team member be a good agile tester in your mind? What are the ...
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Does anyone know of a good bug matrix or defect management process?

I am currently looking for a good bug matrix. Does anyone know of one, i have come across this: https://michaellant.com/2010/05/25/a-simple-agile-defect-management-process/
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How to tackle a huge bug backlog?

What is the best approach in dealing with a huge bug backlog? Currently we have a huge bug backlog and i was looking for an efficient way to deal/categorize/ how to manage the backlog?
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When should QA be testing during a sprint? (Agile)

So let's assume you have some sort of CI giving out builds every....day for instance, or every 2 days. And let's assume the sprints are two weeks. Functionality is getting continually added, let's ...
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Agile: Most important “types” of test cases?

So if you were to look at wikipedias list of the different types of test cases you'll see a huge list. In an ideal world QA would have an infinite number of hours to create test plans for all the ...
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How Agile/Scrum Teams estimate Testing Effort?

In Agile Testing, what are some of the most common estimation techniques with context to the QA process. What are story points?
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Lack of focused testing

For testers in Agile project, it is very difficult to focus on testing. There are so many tasks to completed and to name a few : prepare stories for the future sprint with business analysts discuss ...
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How can I organize QA documentation within an Agile environment

In Agile we favor immediate communication over documentation. However, in QA we still have a need and desire to document the process to provide structure and guidance. What high level structure in our ...
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Exactly how are BDD, TDD, ATDD, Kanban and Scrum different from a waterfall approach?

I don't understand the differences between the following terms: BDD - Behavior-driven development TDD - Test-driven development ATDD - Acceptance test-driven development Kanban Scrum How do these ...
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Is it possible to configure Jira/X-Ray so that the X-Ray tests can be used as sub-tasks?

We are using JIRA for Agile programming using 'Stories'. The stories have sub-tasks to complete the work and we would like to use X-Ray tests as sub-tasks, but the only issue type JIRA makes ...
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How to measure productivity in agile testing?

What is the best way to measure the productivity of software testing in agile teams?