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How important is Software Testing Life Cycle? (STLC)

Vladimir Simonovski

What is STLC? STLC is a process of actions that are performed(followed) during the testing phase in order to satisfy the end goals. This includes testing all the happy flows and edge cases, ensuring the overall quality of the product is met. STLC is part of SDLC but focuses on the testing activities that start right after the requirements are defined by the customer. Why do we need to establish STLC? It is always better and cheaper to prevent a…

How to ensure that a Risk-based Testing strategy is implemented correctly?

Vladimir Simonovski

What is Risk-based Testing? As the name suggests, Risk-based Testing is a form of software testing that is based on risks. Since the risk is a potentially negative outcome of a functionality, Risk-based Testing covers the one with a higher chance of failure. Risk-based Testing must be defined at the earliest stages possible when customer requirements are defined in order to reduce the potential number of errors in the later stages of development and to guide further planning, implementation, and…

How requirements engineering can help us clarify and understand customer requirements?

Vladimir Simonovski

When it comes to working in Agile development, teams are working together with the customers throughout the software project. They’re constantly communicating, collaborating, and exchanging ideas and suggestions for product improvement. Usually, the customer requests a new software functionality, and together with the agile team, that functionality is converted into a form of a requirement. That requirement must be clear and concise so that everyone can understand what is the purpose. Out of the requirement, epics and user stories are…

What makes for a good Acceptance Criteria in Agile Projects?

Vladimir Simonovski

Many organizations today are clearly focusing on having often software releases to the client. Even though the software is with reduced functionality, it is still available early in the development lifecycle and has a time-to-market advantage. Usually, the organizations are following the agile way using SCRUM for delivering software where every functionality is captured by writing user stories in a collaborative way between the members of the team. For the user story to be fully developed, tested, and integrated with…

JIRA: A Guide For Successful Test Case Management

Vladimir Simonovski

Delivering a quality software product can be very challenging, especially when it comes to large scale projects that require a great level of measurement. We need to have a stable testing process with a good set of test cases and great tool support. Unfortunately, many organizations lack the tools to manage their test cases. Today we’re going to take a look at the software tool called JIRA. Although it is not intended to work as a test case management tool,…