Category Archives: Software Technology

ITKE – The IT Files – Pradeep Soundarajan

Read the complete interview at Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5  

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Waste and Non Value Add in Software Development

In my series Customer Value Add I went over the list of wastes as identified in lean six sigma. I would now like to connect this to software development and identify where there can be best and how it can … Continue reading

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Tester’s Musings: Motivation to Test?

Our organization like a lot out there are going through a lot of change. Recession, doing more with less, hiring freeze, no raises, etc are just a few reasons as to why organization cant do better with motivating people. The … Continue reading

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Automation – Magic Robot

Do you have any test automation for your project? If so does your management think its a magic robot that can pretty much do anything and that too on its own? We have been asked to automate our project. It has … Continue reading

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SOP – Its Really About Quality

Most dictionaries define Standard Operating Procedure as Established procedure to be followed in carrying out a given operation or in a given situation. A specific procedure or set of procedures so established. What does SOP mean? SOP is a written … Continue reading

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The Test Story – My First Online Publication

I am really excited because one of my goals for 2011 has come true. In this blog “Welcome 2011” I talked about wanting to get published. My white paper has been published in STP “Test &QA Report” You can read a … Continue reading

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Ask or Answer and Get Paid

I am really excited about the latest badge earnings that IT Knowledge Exchange is offering. ITKE gives you points for every questions you ask, for every answer you provide and for approving answers. The details on earning points can be … Continue reading

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Mistake Proofing – Poka Yoke

“Your ability to mistake-proof of a process is only limited by your own lack of imagination.” Shigeo Shingo Last week I was at week 2 lean six sigma training and learnt a concept that really made me think of my job differently. … Continue reading

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Updates and TFS WIT

My projects at work have been keeping me away from blogging. This project that I was helping with during the month of Jan is finally wrapped up and I have caught up with my other project work that were on the … Continue reading

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Risks and Mitigations in Cloud Testing

Here is a link to my post on Cloud Testing: Risks and Mitigation http://solutions.wolterskluwer.com/blog/2011/01/cloud-testing-risks-and-mitigation/

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