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Test Management tool - necessity or luxury?

I'm tester of a small product development company under going mergers and expansion (probably another 2/3 dev teams will be merged). We use manual as well as automated (currently only regression) ...
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Regression Testing: Set Proper Test Boundry After a Bug Fix or Refactor

Let's say a developer fixed a bug or refactor a component which can affect many places in the application. As a tester how do you define the scope of the regression tests so you don’t miss any bad ...
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Test Management Tool for managing multiple projects

I am looking for recommendations on Test Management Tools. To start it would be mainly for manual testing, but we would like to integrate with our automated tests in the future. Ideally we would be ...
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How do I execute/test a large set of test cases with limited time and resources?

We have a large set of test cases but limited time and resources to execute/test them all. We thought but it's not possible to execute/test everything. I want to know strategies which will be ...
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TestNG how to build a queue of test cases to be retried

Currently, we have logic in place which retries all the failing test cases immediately after the failure, what could be any approach where if a test fails that test should go in a queue and should be ...
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How to integrate test team into multiple agile projects effectively

We have a small test team of 4 people who currently work across 4 products. 3 of these consist of sprints with a duration of two weeks, and the last is a continuous project working on technical debt. ...
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Is there an effective tool for organizing or salvaging test suites in Azure DevOps Test Labs?

I am having a lot of trouble making heads or tails of our test cases that existed prior to my on boarding. A third party vendor took all of our test suites from TFS and dumped them into a single test ...
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Linking automated unit tests to Test cases

I'm working with a piece of software with over 4000 automated unit/security tests. I've been tasked with bringing requirements into an ALM. What's confusing me, is the best way to handle Test Cases. ...
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Should defects be considered when giving schedule estimates?

I was asked to provide estimates on how long the tasks would take in QA standpoint. Should the defects that might be encountered be considered? Or should I assume that the tasks would be defect-free? ...
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How to test a system alone with very little experience?

I have little experience with testing and I'm being hired to work on a team where I am the only tester. I'm struggling to find the best approach for the process. Being alone should I write down a test ...
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Implement load and performance pipeline for Salesforce in Bamboo?

Details In my current one I have several points which I have to supervise from different planning points. This is also part 1 of a longer request which I have to split. Initial situation: In this ...
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What are good practices for improving quality in a project new to me?

For the first time my team is going to take over a project from another company. Our goal is to improve quality - as I heard the project has a lot of bugs, UX issues and its performance is very low... ...
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Does Kanban imply the removal of bug tracking?

The software development planet is in a phase of huge transitions. There are many sdlc models being introduce and transformed like Agile , DevOps , DevSecOps and so on. One of the main shift I ...
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Overcoming Cultural Differences with off-shore people

starting position At the moment I have different test teams at my disposal who work on different continents or who accompany my project like now in India. I have noticed a wide variety of ...
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Definition of ready and done in an agile test environment (when test teams are not on site)

details In my current project I work with different test teams, some of which work in different time zones, and also in different projects. However, all projects work on a common main project. ...
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Appropriate way to organize tests given new hardware features

I work with network/server infrastructure. On of our products (a server host) now supports wire connections with SFP(+) modules for copper (RJ45) and fiber (previously only RJ45). The tests for our ...
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In Azure Test Plans, how do you Move a Test Case to another Test Suite?

In Microsoft Azure DevOps Test Plans / Test Manager, Test Plan view, how do you Move a Test Case to another Test Suite in the same Test Plan? I am not able to drag and drop the test case to another ...
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Does the test and test tooling differ from Magento to other test tools or solutions?

I am on my way to one of my next Magento projects. Currently there is no test environment, no test days, no concepts or test plans. Even a team has to be set up first. I have already worked a lot in ...
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How can I test some feature in all major mobile devices(android, apple etc) in minimal amount of time?

Someone asked me what strategy will you follow to test some important features of your application before prod release so that it will work on almost all the mobile devices? I gave Suggestions like: ...
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How to export Test Project with all dependencies from TestLink?

I need to export a Project with all children (Test Suite, Test Case, Requirement) into a XML file to import into another TestLink instance. How do I export in one XML with all the desired data? Both ...
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Tool to track the testing pyramid state

Is there any tool for tracking testing pyramid state which visualises each stage of pyramid and where I can track disproportions of that? p.s. I did a quick search and as I can see there are a plenty ...
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Is there a kind of check list for the project start in the area of test management or test engineering?

Actually a very good question and somehow hardly discussed so far. Is there a checklist - for test engineers and test managers when they start into a project? Basically yes clear at least from ...
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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 ...
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How to provide Product Owner with estimates for unit testing?

"How long does it take his developer to write a unit test?" This is exactly the question the project owners keep asking me. The question is not actually how long it takes to write the unit test, but ...
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How to find gaps in regression test coverage

I've been tasked to identify gaps in the regression test coverage of a large C# based data management system that comprises a SQL database, server application, multiple web clients and multiple ...
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Legal test (on pre-producten Stage) slows down deliveries. How can I structure or accelerate this process?

In the course of, among other things, legal test procedures in the staging area, we have integrated a further step, namely pre-production, in which our lawyers check the texts of the pages to be ...
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Structuring of a test strategy paper (Review)

The first step is not to create a test plan, but a strategy paper which should provide basic information about the planning of a new concept. Since I am here with a customer who needs information for ...
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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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Non-functional test, in which CI test step is it best to use?

Within the Continious Integration stages, within this staging development, it is clear to everyone what is to be done where. Unitest in development, sonar if required, or RESTAPI testing via SoapUI. ...
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Test Structure Analysis Documentation

Detail Information Currently I am in the process of building a QA structure, the following points are included and each one is designed for a project. Since I would like to start with the analysis ...
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Test and developer of the psychological approach. Avoidance of tensions implement, but how?

Many testers are aware that sometimes it is not easy to mediate between developers and testers or to find a common approach. Sometimes, anger also tends to rule on both sides. Within ISTQB this area ...
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Have test cases evaluated by everyone in the Scrum team? Including the developers?

I am currently assigned to a new project, on a Scrum team that didn't have a tester integrated before. There are no test cases yet, but the project is more advanced. So I'm busy defining test cases ...
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How to handle bottle necks in agile testing procedures

We have a problem in our development team, the development throughput is much higher than our QA members can test. Our test team found itself in a situation where a new feature needs to be tested ...
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Creation of a test charter within the explorative test? How should it be structured?

According to istqb foundation level, a test charter is the following: "An instruction of test objectives and possible test ideas on how to test. Test charters are often used in explorative testing. ...
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Penetration test in a staging environment. When and how much?

We certainly all know the discussion when penetration testing makes sense. In a staging scenario, the test scenario can be interesting to use there to perform a penetration test. And, of course, also ...
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What are the steps/action plan to introduce Test Automation in a company?

My colleague and I have been given the task of Piloting Test Automation in our company. We need help deciding on the Action Plan. Some Actions we noted are as below : Design an Architecture of "...
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Staging Environment with API Gateway Environment

Short description My current test scenario is about designing a test staging environment that is addressed via an API gateway. We chose WSO2. They already have corresponding test frameworks on board, ...
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How to handle unit test / integration test for a Installation / Setup Application that can be used in multiple platform such as Windows, Linux, Unix

I'm handling a code repository that is responsible to deploy / install / upgrade agent that are running on different platform, windows, unix, linux. The code base already has some unit test to cover ...
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How to distinguish known issues from real misses and communicate both to management

As am I working in a small firm, there is no QA manager position here right now. We are working with different projects, currently I am focusing on 4 to 6 projects which are using agile development. ...
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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 to organise test cases for configurable application

With multiple clients I’m stuck how to document different varieties: Take for example cancellation: one client has cancellation period x another y third one does not have cancellation option. ...
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How can a software tester improve their note-taking skills while doing exploratory testing?

Should we take notes in a simple text file or should we take it in a fancy Excel sheet? How can we take effective notes that can be helpful while revisiting a testing module or application?
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Randomization test with constraints

My current project is written in C++. It takes a certain config file to do various work. There are a large number of parameters inside the config. I would like to do randomization test for those ...
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How do you ensure the quality of the design when the design is “by doing”?

I am convinced that an incremental design can be good. But if in the beginning a bad design is chosen and the subsequent steps are always based on it, in my opinion it can also run very badly. So ...
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How to organise tests for multiple versions of a feature

I have this scenario for using Jira and Zephyr: I wrote a test against "Feature A" for release "Release 1". Now some of the functionality of "Feature A" was changed for "Release 2". I want to be able ...
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Retest whole system or just changes with regression tests

After regression tests are done, bugs are filed and fixed. A new release build is made with bug fixes. Should you re-run regression tests again on new build or is it enough to do only re-testing of ...
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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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What should I do when receiving testing modules depended module is not completed from developer side

You are getting a build for testing with three modules, but the second module is in the development phase. So what do you do when you need to test the third module, which is dependent on the first and ...
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How do you prevent poorly written acceptance criteria?

One of the biggest problems from my daily work in the team is the acceptance criteria are mostly too unclearly defined. What this means in detail: Stands inquiries, because the PO or a developer has ...
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Best way to communicate scenarios to be tested to the QA team

After finishing coding a new module for a web app, the team leader told me to inform the QA team to log in the dev version of the app and test all the possible scenarios. The obvious answer here, ...

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