Visualising Software Testing Information – Neotys Testing Roundup

1. A New Way to Visualise Software Testing Information

All you visual learners out there, this one’s for you. We all know that categorizing information can be a bit boring; TheTestingMap.org is out to change that. They sketched a map with, what they believe are, the most important software testing topics. For each topic, they’ve tried to add as much relevant information as possible.

The map looks a tad overwhelming, but the team assures users that the search functionality will allow simple navigation and discovery. The software testing information has been broken down into 11 major topics.

 

2. 8 Proven Ways to Manage Stress as a Software Testing Professional

“Do what you can, where you are with what you have and forget the rest.”
– Teddy Roosevelt

When it comes to software testing, stress is pretty much a given. Time pressure, lack of recognition, low pay and the demand for continuous learning can put a damper on not only your spirit, but also your work. As a software testing professional, you’ve undoubtedly learned to manage stress because the profession itself requires patience, communication tactics and investigation abilities. But what happens when things heat up in the workplace and stress management gets tossed out the window?

This article explores eight different ways you can manage the aforementioned stress factors. Check it out!

3. Survey: Modern State of Test Automation

As the saying goes, two heads are better than one. Collective knowledge can be incredibly powerful, especially in the realm of software testing. New perspectives can shed light on existing strategies and processes, improving testing performance and results.

The goal of this survey is to identify what important changes took place in the recent years, determine new automated testing needs, QA trends, challenges and opportunities.

This small survey is made up of 11 multiple-choice questions that will take you no longer than three minutes to answer. So what are you waiting for?

4. Discussion: Software Testing – “Where Do I Start?”

I know, I know. You’re probably thinking that we’re asking for too much participation in this week’s roundup, but bear with me. Whether you simply ended up in software testing, or made it a point to join the testing world, each and every one of you had to start somewhere.

Today, you have the opportunity to help out your fellow tester. With no experience in software testing or IT, she posed this question to the Software Testing Club community: “Where do I start?”

Where did you start? Any tips or tricks for those just getting their feet wet in the software testing space?

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