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Importance of Testing in Envision and Planning Phase

When you are working as a Test Consultant and if you are involved in the early phases of the...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 02/22/2012

TechNet Webcast: Automated Data Quality Checks Using SQL Server and Visual Studio (Level 300) – Raj Kamal, Microsoft

TechNet Webcast: Automated Data Quality Checks Using SQL Server and Visual Studio (Level 300) – Raj...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/17/2011

SQL Server 2011 (Denali) Data Quality Services (DQS) – Taking Test Practices Places! (QAI STC 2011 - Published)

If we wait until wrong decisions are made by customers relying on the bad or inaccurate data - we...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/17/2011

Leveraging Microblogging for Effective Team Collaboration (QAI STC 2011)

  Proposing the usage of Microblogging as a project communication layer on top of defect and...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/17/2011

Agile Test Estimations using Poker Planning (QAI STC 2011 - Published)

This artifact offers a template and guidelines which can be used by agile teams to commit to stories...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/17/2011

Saga of Unsung Heroes (QAI STC 2011 - Published)

This paper is written by the Testers, for the Tester. The Testers, who save millions of dollars by...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/17/2011

Test Automation Guidance using VS 2010 Coded UI

  Author: Raj Kamal (rajkamal@microsoft.com)   New !!! On special demand, sharing the...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/10/2011

Intelligent selection of test data by applying learning from Marketing Research

  1. Abstract 2. Prospects Hot Candidates 3. Proposed Solution 4. Process: Intelligent Sampling...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/10/2011

Web Services Test Automation Guidance using VS 2010 - Unit Test & Web Test (Documentation)

For all deliverables & details: http://webservicestesting.codeplex.com Authors Raj Kamal...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/10/2011

Web Services Test Automation Guidance using VS 2010 - Unit Test & Web Test

All your wait is over. Finally its out :) http://www.webservicestesting.codeplex.com/ <<Please...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/10/2011

Microsoft Case Study: Visual Studio 2010 Automation Testing (Raj Kamal)

“We wanted a test process that would be faster and more productive. We achieved that by using...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 03/02/2011

Testability: ‘Black Box’ required for ‘Black Box’ testing

Can’t see the forest for the trees   Thought “We don’t have runway left,” said his co-pilot HS...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/30/2010

Testing a product….Just like movies

I am not a movie buff but i have no shame in admitting that movies do inspire me. I learn a lot from...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

A software testing stage act (funny) - written and directed by yours truly :)

I would be lying if I say I always wanted to do this and as far as i can remember, i was never known...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Using Code coverage in Black Box testing ain’t no rocket science :) Overcome your CODEPHOBIA

I deserve few more comments here as I travelled 6 km and 30 mins extra to write this blog as in the...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Bhopal’s man-made disaster (Testing Tragedies #2: Learning from past)

Bhopal’s gad tragedy is one of the most sad example of ‘things-went-wrong’ due to human negligence....

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Life Saver or Life Taker ? (Therac-25) – Impact of poor testing (Testing Tragedies #1: Learning from past)

This blog is for everyone who wants to know how software testing job touches human lives and why...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Adventures with Testing BI/DW Applications (Business Intelligence / Data Warehoue Testing)

Adventures With Testing BI/DW Application

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Saga of Unsung Heroes (A tribute to all testers in this world)

Saga of Unsung Heroes (A tribute to all testers in this world)

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Correlation between Cyclometric Complexity & Code Coverage while doing White box testing

If you are among those testers (or developers) who have often wondered how cyclometric complexity...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Do you have it in you? Technical skills are no more OPTIONAL skills for Software Testing

  Words of Caution: When i say “Technical skills”  please don't confuse it with “Test...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Testing:: Chosen-By-Profession turned Chose-the-Profession.

It was morning of 12th Nov, 2004 when I found myself standing in a classroom and for the first time...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Reduced / Selective Test Data Execution to SAVE Time & Effort - Introduction

Context: Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence (ETL Execution) Background: If you have ever...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

SSAS Cube Testing

1.1 BVT / Smoke Testing Scenarios: 1. Ensure only the user with the desired permission is able to...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Reduce number of invalid defects -> Improve Test Productivity and Efficiency & Let your Developers be happy

Just the other day we were discussing that how can we (testing team) reduce number of invalid...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Butterfly Effect in Software Testing (its happening all the time, did you ever notice)

"Small variation in the initial condition of a dynamic system may produce large variation in...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Resurrecting the Prodigal Son – Data Quality (Presented at Test2008)

Saga of Unsung Heroes (A tribute to all testers in this world)

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Conference Trip Report Test 2008 – New Delhi, India

On Oct 15th and 16th, I attended the Test 2008 conference in New Delhi, India. Test2008 is the first...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Resurrecting the Prodigal Son – Data Quality “Rise from the Ashes: Battle of Data Quality Testing”

Authors:Raj KamalMicrosoft India (R&D) Private Limited,Microsoft Campus,...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Resurrecting the Prodigal Son – Data Quality (Test 2008 International Conference)

http://www.slideshare.net/raj.kamal13/test2008-resurrecting-the-prodigal-son-data-quality-share-pres...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

This is Bugs Story

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Million Dollar Question - 20 % Brand new test cases ?

When is the last time you wrote a test case or  a scenario which you had never written before?...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Rational Requisite Pro - Requirement Management (Advanced Training)

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Test Automation Change Control Process - Sounds Interesting?

This change control process is to ensure that in a "big" automation project whenre...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Performance Testing - VU Scripting using IBM Rational Robot & Test Manager

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Rational Robot - Training

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Priortizing Test Activities - A Presentation

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Advanced Rational Robot - A Tribute

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Business Values of Testing (Published in TestQuest Magazine)

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

PONC - Those who speak of progress measure it by “Quantity” and not by “Quality”

  Test Manager A: Already 3 days of testing is over and you have found just 8 bugs. I am...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

The ‘Omerta’ of Testers (Mafia)

Show me one tester with a considerable exposure to IT industry, who never engaged himself into “The...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Application And Script Independent Framework The Need For Data Normalization

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Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Why do you think you are a good testing professional?

I believe that we (testers) are end user's advocate and are often looked at like devils by our devs...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Mapping Rational Unified Process to Rational Testing Tools

Abstract Rational Unified Process raises everyone’s hope yet often confuses testers to follow it....

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Iterative Automation Process using Rational Unified Process

Test automation is mantra of success in today’s IT world and is used as a strong qualifier to win...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010

Application & Script Independent Framework: The Need For Data Normalization

Test Automation is one of the fastest growing areas and it has been very much successful in...

Author: raj.kamal13 Date: 12/29/2010