ISTQB software testing certification – Is it worth it? – Its Benefits

ISTQB certification is one of the best online testing certification that you can have on your resume. Its conducted by a non profit organization which is made of up industry experts worldwide, who have several decades of experience in Software Testing.

Some of the benefits / advantages of ISTQB software testing certification are: [Read more…]

What are the advantages or benefits of using testing tools?

There are many benefits that can be gained by using tools to support testing. They are:

  • Reduction of repetitive work: Repetitive work is very boring if it is done manually. People tend to make mistakes when doing the same task over and over. Examples of this type of repetitive work include running regression tests, entering the same test data again and again (can be done by a test execution tool), checking against coding standards (which can be done by a static analysis tool) or creating a specific test database (which can be done by a test data preparation tool). [Read more…]

What is independent testing? It’s benefits and risks

The degree of independence avoids author bias and is often more effective at finding defects and failures.

There is several level of independence which is listed here from the lowest level of independence to the highest:
i. Tests by the person who wrote the item.
ii. Tests by another person within the same team, like another programmer.
iii.Tests by the person from some different group such as an independent test team.
iv.Tests by a person from a different organization or company, such as outsourced testing or certification by an external body. [Read more…]