ETL testing in Business Intelligence (BI) Applications

Importance of Business Intelligence has never been more than today. Data, Big Data, Structured, Unstructured, BI reports, BI Analytics etc are heard so often today… This blog is focused on testing aspects of ETL(Extract, Transform, Load) part of Business Intelligence (BI) Applications. Lets talk a bit about BI Application first to bring everyone on same page and…

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BI Metrics effectiveness without next steps

I have been testing the Business Intelligence (BI) applications since 2007 now and in last 7 year, with every assignment comes across new metrics. Simple Imaginary examples of Metrics to set context are: Percentage of Revenue by Region Distribution of Sales by Region No. of defects per release Ever wondered what leadership or business teams would do…

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SQL Injection

While discussing with a newbie web developer friend today, topic of SQL Injection came up and I was trying to give him an example & explain seriousness of SQL Injection. So, thought of sharing the same example for folks trying to look for simple SQL injection examples. This is recycled bit from my old post…

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Windows 8 Modern App Testing

  Is your team building Windows 8 Modern App for customers? As part of QA team let me assure you it’s a good  thing to be in that project! But we ready to get exposed to new things to test, its lot of interesting stuff for QA community to learn and quickly come to terms…

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Regression Testing

Regression testing defination and scope has always fascinated me even after 8 years in Testing World. What really amazes me is it hasnt evolved a lot since last time someone defined defination of regression testing some 20 years back. Software testing is one field where evolution has been really slow and stuck at books of…

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Test Automation failures

Every now and then we keep seeing automation failures. Most of Testers have been part of these failure stories as actors or audience or directors 🙂 I am sharing top 3 reasons for automation failure in this post which is kind of little modified from my post on blogspot  @ http://infomine-software.blogspot.com/#!/2010/10/why-does-test-automation-fail-every-now.html:- 1-  How many tester’s…

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Improve productivity in Testing

This paper focuses on reducing the cost of software to customers and talks in detail about ‘Improving test productivity’ as one of the best practice. Test teams are often asked, “How do you plan to improve test productivity?” AND there is an opportunity in this question for every test organization!!! Well, there is no one…

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Testing in Agile based projects

This paper is going to talk about following points:- -Why Agile?-Agile test practices-Challenges in testing agile projects-Possible solutions to issues in testing agile projects-Future of Agile…..-Benefits and Drawbacks…. Complete paper is attached for your further read, this paper was presented by at Agile conference at Anna University in Chennai, 2007. -Naren Views or Opinions expressed…

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Use Case based Testing

  This paper proposes a methodology to test an application with Use-cases along with its benefits & limitations. This paper also provides roadmap for QA team/IT manager to apply Use-case testing technique to foresee the probable improvement in development process.The rest of the paper deals with some practical insights into Use-case testing technique based on…

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