I have written a previous post about how to upload test scripts or requirements to QC but something that I have found useful is the ability to download test scripts from QC to either edit and re-upload or to make migration to a new tool easier. HP doesn’t make it easy to get test scripts Read More →

Ingredients Serves: 4 600 ml (1 pint) semi-skimmed milk 1 onion or 2 shallots, halved 1 bay leaf 6 black peppercorns pinch of grated nutmeg 55 g (2 oz) butter 55 g (2 oz) plain flour salt and pepper Method Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min Pour the milk into a heavy-based saucepan and add the Read More →

I completed an evaluation of the Zephyr Enterprise Test Management tool (integrated with Jira) using HP QC as a baseline, the below findings from the evaluation pull out the key issues and are broken down into Advantages (This is something new), Neutral (This is something QC does or it is new but a bit cumbersome) Read More →

I have recently put together a Test Approach for an Agile project, below is the document structure I used, this is not a formal test plan as the detail required to create a test plan was not available. The document I created was designed to give an idea of the testing activities in an Agile Read More →

I have a question, why is it called User Acceptance Testing? Users / Product owners should be part of the development process to validate requirements and what is being built, Testers should test the system to an appropriate level of coverage. By the time it gets to the Users prior to sign off they should Read More →

When identifying tests to carry out on software it is easy to get stuck and run out of ideas. A good way to keep things moving is to use test heuristics and cheat sheets to provoke thoughts and prompt new ways of looking at things. Quality Tree Software produced a cheet sheet some time ago Read More →