Training a new tester
A Coggle Diagram about Technical testing
(Scripting / coding skill
, What tools are used to aide testing - is there any training for these?
, API / Web services testing
, Encourage them to think of how things can be done differently
, Analysing risk based on technical aspects
, White box testing ?
, Can they read a stack trace ? / Error logs ? and use them to find root cause of problems ?
, Do they need to be able to set up different kinds of environments ?
and Do they need to focus on testability?
), Testing skills / Mindset
(Allocate time to explore the product
, Product training - if available
, Product Documentation - is there documentation
to review or a Getting Started Guide ? :
, Product demos
, Do they need to understand the architecture ?
and How can they find the log files ?
), Sources / References
and Lessons Learned in SWT
), Business / company culture
, Self development - Make them aware of external resources
(Attend meetings / sprint ceremonies
, Intro tools involved - Test / SDLC management tools
, Does test process involve compliance with any policies / legislation / standards?
and How does testing fit into the whole development process
), People focus
, Regular pairing sessions
and 1-2-1 with team lead / line mgmt
) and What is the tester's background?