Interview Question : What is 'Software Quality Assurance'?
Answer : Testing involves operation of a system or application under controlledconditions and evaluating the results (eg, 'if the useris in interface A of the application while using hardware B,and does C, then D should happen'). The controlled conditionsshould include both normal and abnormal conditions. Testing shouldintentionally attempt to make things go wrong to determine if things happen when they shouldn't or things don't happen when they should.It is oriented to 'detection'.Organizations vary considerably in how they assign responsibilityfor QA and testing. Sometimes they're the combined responsibility ofone group or individual. Also common are project teams thatinclude a mix of testers and developers who work closely together,with overall QA processes monitored by project managers. It willdepend on what best fits an organization's size and business structure.
Interview Question Category : Automated Testing