Am I a QA engineer, QC engineer or software tester?

Many people think Quality assurance and Quality control are the same. also, they often use the phrase QA to refer to testing, but this isn't true. They are related and tightly linked, and it's very confusing to differentiate between QA, QC and testing and to identify each activity of them. Moreover, people in this domain sometime wonder about their job title:" am I a software tester, QA engineer or QC engineer ?" In this article, we will define each term and the difference between them, and by the end of it, you will be able to respond to this question.

Fresher to Seasoned: Things I wish I knew

As this new year dawned, I was reminiscing on the fact that I now had more than a decade worth of experience in the IT industry. Back when I started my career, I had a very strong notion of what a successful career would look like at the 10-year mark. As I look back, I can only shake my head at the simplicity and naivety of that idea. So, here are the things that I would tell the 21-year-old me as she started her career.

Regression testing in Sprint

Regression testing is always an integral part of any software development life cycle. If we plan, design and strategise our testing well before, we can definitely achieve less painful and better coverage in regression testing during sprints as well as in final release. Our Synapse Dhanalaxmi shares about Regression Testing strategy in sprint.

How to SHINE in an interview

No matter how many times you have gone through it, interviews are always nerve-racking and gruelling. The feeling of being interviewed can still make us feel nervous! I am not an expert in this topic of interview coaching, but since many were reaching out for tips to crack interviews, I thought of sharing my failure stories and learnings along with tips crack interviews.

4 Expectations from a Leader

The power of a leader does not lie in making great speeches and being perceived as unapproachable; it lies in his/her ability to relate to people's problems and motivate them to find solutions. With this article Vijeta describes her expectations from an effective team leader.

Do Testers read research papers?

“Do testers read research papers?” And “if yes, what type of research papers do they read?” “Why do they think it is important?” “why doesn't someone think it as important”, this article is based on few observations based on the responses of a LinkedIn post about testing and research papers.

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