ISSUE #72 - September 16, 2018
It’s been half a year since we looked at who’s doing what with regard to QA practices in the tech industry, about time for another peek. The older Tester’s Digest issues on this topic were:
Spotify’s QA strategy is based on prioritizing long-term reliability, collaboration of QA with devs and PMs, and targeted test automation:
Testing practices at a television platform YouView:
How online gaming platforms handle scheduled maintenance (and associated QA):
Fault injection testing in production at LinkedIn:
Netflix posits that a full cycle developer thinks and acts like an SWE, SDET, and SRE; testing is included in developer’s duties. Centralized tooling team supports developers in their work toward reliability and performance.
Crowdsourcing bug discovery (particularly for security vulnerabilities) is a new industry trend, with some companies like Bugcrowd and HackerOne acting as connecting platforms.
Very specific description of QA process at Netchex, a payroll/HR service provider. They use Microsoft VSTS instead of JIRA, and RainforestQA platform for testcase management and execution.
Eulogy to Jerry Weinberg, quoting his classic books on software management and quality.
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