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Agile testing is a software testing practice that follows the principles of agile software development.

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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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Area of responsibility of a test manager within the agile process?

At first glance, Scrum doesn't say anything about how to test and who should take responsibility for it. Sure, it is always said that in Scrum the team is testing. But who bears the responsibility? ...
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Handling Issues in a agile environment? [duplicate]

Right now I'm almost tormented by answering the following question: "How do we handle our errors and issues in an agile environment?" Scrum is a framework that does not directly dictate how to ...
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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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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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Exploratory testing or SBTM in the Sprint Planning?

I would like to include SBTM in our sprint. Ask with, of course, many questions. Where is the difference to explorative testing? Is more worthwhile an explorative test with timebox? What times should ...
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Handle errors that occur in Acceptance Testing, in parallel with running and upcoming sprints?

In the ideal scrum world, shippable code, which is successfully unit-tested, does not fail; That in reality, at least after a first manual acceptance test is no longer that way, I think rather ...
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How do you test translations are correct?

In our application, we have a bunch of translations in different languages, in English, German, Arabic, and Spanish. I think, 100% Unit testing coverage can be useful to check the translations, ...
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Agile testing main goals [closed]

What are the main goals of agile testing? I think it is plan, develop, test, review, deploy (shippable product). The primary goal would be to test until we have a shippable product. Correct me if Im ...
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Some feelings about Testing Engineer and Software Engineer in Agile development?

I am Software developer, have worked for Agile development in some years. In theory, team members should support together. But the reality is different,I always struggle with Testing Engineers about ...
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Possible scenarios for a periodic task that is run daily at 11:40 PM to process a data set available globally

I'm testing an e-commerce website and there is a deviation that is occurring on a daily basis for a periodic task that runs daily at 11:40 PM. In essence, what this task does that it picks all orders ...
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What are the Best Practices for structuring a Test Plan

When working at small organisation in a small IT team gaining maturity with a one person test team. Using Test Manager in VSTFS 2015, what are the best practices for test plan structure? The Team ...
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How can I effectively transform the QA team into Agile and scrum?

I haven't seen any organization solely working on Scrum. Almost everyone practices Agile, but not completely follow the Scrum or any other process. Though they practice daily stand up meeting, ...
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How to perform QA when dev provided no deliverables? [duplicate]

The development team will release new epic after 30 days, today is day 1 and they did not provide any deliverables. What should a QA Engineer do to assure high quality?
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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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Is checking web content for typos and spelling mistakes part of QA or testing?

At my work a test manager is getting her team to raise any bugs or defects within JIRA. When I look at JIRA bug reports, there are a whole lot of text copy issues raised for web content. I always ...
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How to utilize Chrome Dev tools for QA(manual or automation)?

These days I noticed the features in Chrome Dev tools(especially in 60+ versions) are increasing day by day and in every tab, there are a lot of options which most of us QA engineers are not fully ...
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What are key advantages of adding developer who can test vs tester who can code

Background: To hire for an engineer position in a small(2-3 developers) agile team where there is no existing "tester" in the team. Problem statement: We are trying to decide what skills we should be ...
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Good Test Case Management Solutions for Agile with JIRA

I know this is a subjective question, but I'm looking to find pros and cons of different Test Management Software to be able to make an objective decision to get the best tool for my needs. I am a ...
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Beginner S.R.S testing section writing advice

I'm writing the Testing section for a SRS for a group project. We started out with the IEEE std 830-1993 SRS template but have kinda moulded it around our project to suit our needs. We are taking an ...
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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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What are the effective ways of recording and maintaining test execution proofs?

We are following Agile Scrum in our project. While manual testing, we would like to maintain test execution proof which should be easy to capture and easy to maintain. Currently, we are following the ...
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Agile Testing with no Acceptance Criteria or Documentation to refer to

I have been asked to test a new software application. The project is run Agile. In some cases I have no Acceptance Criteria and no documentation to refer to and I am being asked to write test cases ...
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Is manual regression testing an technical debt for agile teams aiming for continuous delivery?

Background: Following are not my assumptions or expectations but in my last couple of interactions with different project teams, I am seeing these patterns where it is expected (from testing by the ...
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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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Testing Process differences between test, stage, production for hotfixes vs feature releases

Where I work we have 3 environments for our product: Test, Mirror, Production. Test is used for development purposes. Mirror is used for feature promotion, staging, and sometimes we share this ...
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I want to test web apps. Would emulators alone suffice or do I need to buy lots of smartphones?

I have made a website. I visited this website using different mobile browsers and I am getting an error related to visual display and button click event. Do I need to test with a large number of ...
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How should agile stories be written to make QA testing easy?

I often see agile stories that don't clearly describe what is being developed. Often, nothing is mentioned about how the story must be tested at a high level. I generally don't see this issue in UI ...
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Showing system test coverage for customers/stakeholders in agile

I work for a software consultancy as a test analyst and was looking for some advice on testing in agile. Since my company moved agile, I think that testing has turned into mini iterations of ...
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metrics in exploratory testing

I want to track and measure session based exploratory testing effectively. What are the main metrics used in session based exploratory testing to measure efforts, charters, bugs, opportunities and ...
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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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Firing event on new tab of browser in LeanFt using C#

In my application flow, a new tab is opened in Google Chrome after clicking a button, I want to fire more click events and test the application in this new tab but the click events are not getting ...
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QA Steps to move sprint story from Ready for QA to Done?

I am looking for the high level general steps performed by a QA Engineer on a scrum team using JIRA and a test management tool like Test Rail. I realize this will be different for every company but ...
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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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How to ensure 100% coverage of requirements in test cases?

How do I ensure that my test cases covers every aspect of the requirements? For example I had written test cases for the login page with all possible combinations I can think of and submitted for ...
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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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TDD example for building website

I am looking into TDD and I don't fully understand the approach. I am a web developer using PHP and I can't find any examples of TDD which I can relate to. So far this is what I understand of ATDD: ...
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Which testing process will be good to start building a new product? [closed]

Your company is started building a new product and they are hired you as a Sr. QA position for this new product. As of the companies expectation you have to work on both manual and automation (...
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What practices do you use to Test-infect your engineers?

Let me start with some contexts in the form of a quote from JUnit Test Infected: Programmers Love Writing Tests: The Problem Every programmer knows they should write tests for their code. Few ...
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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 ...