Session: Testing Tour: My journey of Pairing and Learning
Have you ever attended a conference and got so inspired by a talk that you wanted to immediately implement the learnings in your projects and life as well? I was. Back in 2019, I attended my first conference and I was totally inspired by the talks. There was one talk by Lisi Hocke about how pairing with others helped in building skill set, confidence and helped in becoming a better tester. Being a solo tester for over 4 years of my testing career, I never got a chance to pair with anyone. This is why I got inspired to start my own Testing Tour.
In this talk, I will share my journey of how I became more skilled and confident tester through the power of testing tours. I will discuss how I collaborated with various testers across the globe and do simultaneous learning, exploration and pairing to get out of my comfort zone and learn new skills to become a great tester. I will share the lessons learned from this experience and how these can be applied to your daily testing projects.
- The challenges I faced as a solo tester
- Why I started doing Testing Tour and the lessons learned from this journey
- Different tips, tricks and tools I learnt from this journey that can be applied to your daily testing activities
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Bio: Parveen Khan
Parveen is a senior test engineer at square marble technology. Being a quality advocate she believes delivering high quality products is everyone's responsibility. She loves collaborating with teams and optimizing processes, tools and methodologies to enable the creation of high quality products. She is also an international speaker sharing her stories and experiences in testing to inspire other people around the globe. In her spare time, she plays the role of wonder woman for her two lovely kids. You can connect with her on twitter - @Parveen_Khan10 and read her stories at https://www.parveenkhans.com/.