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    How will you prevent defects from a tester point of view?

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    • Member Since Apr-2010 | Apr 19th, 2010

    Defect prevented at the early stage of the lifecycle saves lot of money and effort to the company. There are different ways of preventing defects. Some examples are as follows:
    a. Use previously logged defects and analyze the pattern incase its a existing application / system
    b. Review and inspections of the analysis, design and coding artifacts to make sure they adhere to proper guidelines
    c. Review of test cases written by testing team from development team and Business users / analysts to avoid any gap
    d. Have testing from development team of the integrated application before delivering it to the testing team.

    We have used all these and have found them to be effective in reducing no. of defects.


    • Nov 25th, 2010

    Testers should be involved in discussions with business analysts and Development team in the design phase to have clear understanding of the requirements.Prepared test cases should be reviewed with Bu...