The 10 Myths of Testing that we need to Break

This talk aims to break 10 (amongst many) Myths that desperately need to be broken around Software testing and Testers. These so-called myths, have been around for so long that they are almost the norm. Breaking these myths is necessary to help budding as well as experienced Quality Analysts and teams, roll out better quality software products and build better team practices as well.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  •  Listing down the 10 Myths that desperately need to be broken
  •  Ideas & some probable solutions to break these myths.

Learning Outcome

  • To-Do's & Not-To-Do's as a QA
  • Understanding the role & expectations of a QA in a project better

Target Audience

Testers, Developers, Test Automation Engineers, PM’s BA’s

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  • Dave Haeffner Test
    By Dave Haeffner Test  ~  1 year ago
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    Can you provide some more specifics about the 10 myths you intend to talk about? At least a few of them?


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