Often, we take best practices as a straightforward formula of success, and testing is no exception. However, we end up with the dissatisfaction of the end user, bad product quality, and a large amount of resource investment (cost, human efforts, time).
Some of the symptoms of this best practice problem are:
This gap is due to blind acceptance of best practices without understanding the context of the testing. It is a fact that every best practice has its own dragging points, so when it comes to achieving the greatest quality, testers have to adopt unconventional ways of testing, sometimes avoiding the best practices as well. This may apply to different types of software testing services – agile testing, cross browser testing, accessibility testing, quality assurance testing, compliance testing, performance testing, GUI testing, etc.
You may ask, then, what is it that a good tester should follow?
The answer is very simple: end user alignment and understanding the business context of the product.
With our 9+ years of testing expertise, Nitor Infotech has come up with the proven success formula of higher quality (definition of quality is again contextual to individuals).
For understanding the end user, Nitor Infotech follows a systematic approach which includes:
For understanding the business context of a product, we follow an approach which includes:
This gives you a better grasp on customer expectations, and user alignment to ensure that the quantity of defects is decreasing but with superior quality.
By using this user aligned context driven testing approach, you can get:
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