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Nikhil Sharma


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Combining manual and automated testing

Jul 30, 2020 | Nikhil Sharma

Is your current deployment frequency choked by your testing speed? Is regression testing driving you to boreout? Do you think test automation is a tough cookie to crack? Have you wondered on how to best leverage robots and humans in software testing? Are you benefitting from the speed of robots and ingenuity of humans? Are you utilizing your manual testers’ capabilities well? If you are a tester, a developer, a test manager or a product manager you probably deal with these questions in your everyday life. 

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Software testing doesn’t have to be time-consuming

Jul 13, 2020 | Nikhil Sharma

Speed of software delivery always depends on testing. Look around, it takes a well thought, well written and well tested software to disrupt the market. Take any one of the components off the recipe and a business will lose its competitiveness in the market and dig its way to an early grave. This phenomenon has become rampant with the advances in technology. Currently, businesses are under intense pressure to deliver a continuously enhancing experience to the end user. They want to build better software faster and deliver it quicker than their competitors. Offering a product with superior quality faster lays the difference between growing your business or going out of business. 

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Lessons learned: building scalable test automation based on Robot Framework

Jun 18, 2020 | Nikhil Sharma

Happy test cases by developers lead to damaged brand

In my first internships as a tester in an internal startup, I was sitting within 10 m to the development and the business. This was a brilliant opportunity for me to learn how differently they think and operate. One of the most exciting observation was to witness a business requirement being translated into a code, and very seldom, if ever the code was an exact implementation of the business requirement.  

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How to do software testing from your home couch?

Apr 09, 2020 | Nikhil Sharma

Exceptional, there is no other word I could think of right now to define the current state of our world more succinctly. Our lives as a whole are disrupted in an unprecedented way.

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Seven critical steps when utilizing test automation in SAP

Dec 02, 2019 | Nikhil Sharma

When you want to maximize the benefits of test automation in complex SAP landscape, you need to approach the beast piece by piece. These seven steps will help you conquer the impossible.

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Testing is the #1 bottle-neck in software and IT – and it keeps growing

Oct 09, 2019 | Nikhil Sharma

It is normal that testing consumes 30-40% of the average IT budget. Given the amount of work and stakes related to it, it soon becomes clear that manual testing simply isn’t an option anymore. Testing is routinely cited as the #1 bottleneck in delivery speed for example. The industry-average test automation rate is currently a dismal 18% overall—and another research suggests that it’s actually closer to 8% for large enterprises working with complex systems including SAP.

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