Have you ever heard "you are just a tester"? Have you ever felt being a tester is just a stop for "better" position? Are you afraid someday test automation will take your job? Do you feel you could bring more value for your team but don't know how?

Hi, I'm BeardedQA and I have some answers.

During this talk, I'll share my experience about moving from Manual Tester to Quality Assurance Engineer position, what quality assurance really is and how to give more value for your team.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

- Difference between testing and quality assurance.

- How to assure quality before and after testing.

- Ok, so why do we need Quality Assurance Engineers not Testers?

Learning Outcome

Quality assurance is wider topic than testing. If you realize that and understand the differences, you will be able to develop more skills and give more value for your team and the company what will bring you admiration and glory. And money. Don't forget about the money.

Target Audience

Everyone

Prerequisites for Attendees

Open mind

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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