Quality has new meaning – it is shit


Project Manager: I was just checking on the defect count and noticed we have 24 open P1 and P2 in system. How are we are going to go live tomorrow. What just happened?

QA Manager 1: Nothing, it is just that my team currently does not have any work for Release 2. They had some time on their hands and hence pro-actively they started to test in R1 and logged these defects.

Project Manager 1: so what are you going to do?

QA Manager 1: Nothing, these are not R1 defects. Testing is closed. We wrapped that last week and all these have tobe logged in R2. These are not R1 defects.

Mobile Web – In a different way


This presentation talks about how mobile web should be thought about and does talks about some numbers too. I like three things about the presentation:   1. The creativity with whcih it has been built and; 2. Talks about the core of the problem and; 3. Touches upon how we can go about fixing it.

Who the hell needs Quality?


I will let you do the math, but what made me fell out of my chair was the fact that everyone in the room was accepting the fact that even before we were developing the application we would have 66% of the time spent in fixing defects. Not even once did anyone asked, how can we ensure that we do not have so many defects in the application. Now even once did anyone asked if we already have Unit testing how come we still have these many number of defects.

Development Kit – your wishlist


Today after a while I decided to get back to development and started to setup my Laptop with variety of development tools and my fetch my projects from hard drives. As I sit down to get started once again, I am thinking of what all should I get to get back to development. Also, this […]

Unit Testing


Unit testing is a way of testing a small unit of functionality. A unit is the smallest testable unit of program usually referred by a function,┬áprocedure etc which is a part of a class. Ideally, a unit test is independent of any other unit tests. Benefits The primary goal of a unit test is to […]