Exploratory Testing- A Comprehensive Guide

When to do Exploratory Testing in Agile?

  • To understand how the new feature looks in the application.
  • When the project is given to new testers.
  • When found any bug in the application.
  • When it comes to reducing test script writing.
  • When there is a requirement for advanced iterations.
  • To find new information and new questions.
  • To understand how a function executes and how the UI has an impact on the user experience.
  • When the application is critical still, your customer demands to get the testing done faster.

Popular Exploratory Testing Tools that You Need to Know for 2020

1. PractiTest

2. Testpad

3. Test Studio

4. JIRA Capture

5. Session Tester

Exploratory Testing vs. Adhoc Testing

Importance of Exploratory Testing in Agile

Exploratory Testing Example

Benefits of Exploratory Testing in Agile

  • It allows quick feedback about the customer’s project to the development team.
  • From developers, testers, business analysts to designers, each person can perform exploratory testing and collect different views.
  • It is possible to identify a wide range of defects and fix them quickly.
  • If you don’t have a clarification of requirements, you can still choose exploratory testing to submit the project in the restricted time limit.

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