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5 Ways Testers Contribute to Software Development


This is a guest posting by Justin Rohrman.

I work as a software tester full time, 40 hours a week. I do not spend all this time testing, my energies are split among many activities, including meetings, answering emails, talking with people, sprint reviews, retrospectives, backlog grooming, feature reviews and so on. If I’m lucky, I might spend half of each day doing testing work. I’m sure it’s the same for the majority of software testers.

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