Author: Women Testers

  • Getting the whole team engaged in testing for continuous delivery success

    By – Lisa Crispin More and more teams today are trying to move towards delivering changes to production once or twice a week, daily, or even multiple times per day. Given that we never seem to have enough time to complete all the necessary testing for any new feature, how can we possibly feel confident […]

  • Q and A with Maryam Umar

    Q and A with Maryam Umar

    Q) What is your educational background and how did you come to be in the testing profession? I did two degrees in Software Engineering. Since school, I was always inclined towards computers and really enjoyed ‘thinking in pseudo-code’. During my Master’s degree, I had a module in software testing and I found my calling. My […]

  • The Magic of Notes.

    The Magic of Notes.

    Authored by – Arlene Andrews. Far from being unneeded, taking effective notes, and having them trigger memories of an event, is a skill that is still very relevant. From sketch notes, doodles, and outlines – the process of manually taking notes is coming back into the fore. Finding your own personal style of note-taking will […]

  • Q and A with Ajay Balamurugadas

    Q and A with Ajay Balamurugadas

    Q) What do you have to share with the newbie testers aspiring to be software testers? Three key themes with three points each: Practice What you know so that there are very few better than you. What you don’t know so that you can know it soon. To make as many mistakes in fail-safe environments […]

  • Conference submissions – why and how?

    Originally published here: Recently someone asked me about how to become a conference speaker. I have spoken at conferences, and also served on programme committees, so I hope these thoughts are helpful to you in your quest to speak. Additionally, I been giving feedback to people whose submissions did not make it onto the […]


    Originally collated and published here. We asked our participants, leading experts in software testing and quality engineering community. Read their responses below. The event was extremely well organized, and I enjoyed every session. In addition to great speakers, the attendees at this event were engaging and thoughtful. Definitely one of the best conferences I’ve attended. […]



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  • Useful tips for API Tests with Postman

    Postman is powerful tool to work with Rest APIs. It allows to test APIs manually. It allows creation of automated/randomised tests using request scripts and tests option. Postman collections can be executed outside of postman app using newman JS package, which is handy for automated test executions in Jenkins. Below you will find helpful information […]

  • How to use Design Thinking TO ENHANCE SOFTWARE Quality

    How to use Design Thinking TO ENHANCE SOFTWARE Quality

    Authored by Software tester Rozalia Baé – a first-time contributor to Women Testers e-magazine. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steven Jobs Design thinking for software testing can be used for the purpose of generating creative ideas and thereby discovering its own creativity. It offers the possibility to find […]

  • Q and A with Anuj Magazine – Part 2

    “it is a power to receive which is the bigger determinant of success, not the power to give.”