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Who can be a good automator? Interview with Shrinivas Kulkarni. Part II

Automation in IT services world is a big money making enterprise. There are automation tool makers, consultants and automation developers that make up the commercial equation of automation. When automation is done using discretionary expenditures - the money spent need to be justified in some commercial terms that executives required to sign-up.

There is no other way but automation. Interview with Shrinivas Kulkarni. Part I

Through his career Shrini has worked in companies like Microsoft Global Delivery center, iGATE Global Solutions, and currently engaged to Barclays Technology Center India activities. Having over 16 years of testing experience he worked in many roles covering entire spectrum of IT – like Software developer, Project lead, SQA lead, Test Lead, Test Manager and Solution Architect.

Monitoring saves your business

Want your business running 24/7? Probably the answer will be yes. So in terms of quality assurance you’ve been doing everything that depends on you: proper QA at development phase, acceptance testing and finally monitoring. Now you’ve got full circle QA, each process works on 100% and everything is seems to be ok... or not?

From business administrator to awarded tester. Interview with Markus Gartner

Markus Gärtner is a popular German testing blogger, and MIATPP 2013 Award winner. This award is annually held online survey for the entire Agile testing community from all over the world. Though Markus is rather young hе has already gained popularity as famous Agile tester, consultant, trainer, coach, and regular presenter at Agile and testing conferences.

Test automation framework: why you should have one

In software development it’s hard to find anyone who considers software architecture useless, the same applies to automated tests. By test architecture I mean all code that will support and facilitate test cases development and execution (e.g. test framework), the project structure and any management that will take place (e.g. test data management and documentation).

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