Breakdown traditional QA silos by empowering developers to own quality checks.

Test Automation Engineer; Automation QA Engineer; Automation Tester; Test and Automation Engineer; Just login into LinkedIn and search for the term “automation” and you’ll find no shortage in the demand for “Automation Engineers” in the digital marketplace.

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The desire for companies and teams in wanting to automate more to help alleviate the manual effort towards testing has become an organic evolution within the testing space. …


Break down traditional QA silos and empower developers to own quality checks.

Ever heard the expression: “Old habits die hard”? I’m sure we can all relate to that in some way or another, but this expression also stands true for software testing. With an ever-growing number of tech start-ups occurring all over the world, the need for software development grows, and software testing alongside it. More interestingly, we’re seeing a shift in the way software development teams approach how they handle testing; traditional QA practices are evolving, and QA’s are taking notice.

Now, traditional software testing isn’t dead, is it…


Break down traditional QA silos and empower developers to own quality checks.

“Ready for testing” is a phrase thrown around the space of tight-knit software development teams. And it generally signals the turning point from which a bunch of code, representing a feature has reached a state where a developer perceives the feature asready for testing”.

From this point on we look to our fellow QA, dust our hands off the feature, take a well deserved break and move on to the next feature in sight.

And it looks a little like this:

1 developer 1 qa
1 developer 1 qa

But more often than not, the…

Jamaal Todd

Knowledge sharing to re-think our approach to QA

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