Sunday 18th of February 2018

A Comparison Between Present and Future Models Of Software Engineering

Harikrishnan Natarajan, Ram Kumar Somasundaram and Kalpana Lakshmi

Every day many of us have been introduced to latest Testing life cycle, Tools, webinars, articles and books published by testing vendors. By enabling feature testing with these datas, our research attempts to answer the question \Requirements Engineering, Development and Testing Skills Needed by Future Tester\. It is concerned with the feature testing era that examine the area of Requirements Engineering, Development and Testing through the development models, which are known as software development life cycle. At presents there are different development models namely, waterfall, Spiral, RAD, V Model, W Model, Systems of Systems, Safety critical systems, Prototyping, Extreme programming and Agile Model. These have resulted in testing era asking a new set of questions to testers, like what sort of Skills Needed by Future Tester?, Factors driving these changes include business dynamics, changes in underlying technology, a deeper understanding of quality and user experience, and now we are at an interesting journey on what the future holds for this discipline, moving into a zone of what sort of skills are becoming inevitable for Future Testers community. When there is a future testing model arrives, this paper examines all these future stuffs with a detailed analysis.

Keywords: RAD (Rapid Application Development), Systems Development Method (SDM).

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Harikrishnan Natarajan
Harikrishnan Natarajan is an Associate Consultant at Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd. He started his career in 2009 and has extended his knowledge and expertise over the years by working in banking areas (Core banking, Retail Banking) and roles (Test Engineer, Test Analyst). He received a B.Tech Degree in Information Technology and he is an ISTQB certified tester. His current research includes Genetic Algorithm, Quality Management, Process Improvement, Software Process Modeling, Software Metrics, and Agile Software Development. He is a member of Association of Computer Electronics and Electrical Engineers (ACEEE).

Ram Kumar Somasundaram
Ram Kumar Somasundaram is an Associate Consultant at Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd. He completed his B.Tech Information Technology, in Tamilnadu College of Engineering. He has 3 + years of experience in Manual Testing. Also He is an IIBF Certified. He has been involved in the testing Credit Cards, Core banking. He is currently engaged in research involving Testing Maturity Model and Security based testing in Cloud computing

Kalpana Lakshmi
Kalpana Lakshmi is an Associate Consultant at Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd. she completed her MCA in C R Reddy College, Eluru, Andhrapradesh. She has close to 4 years of experience in Automation and Manual Testing. She has been involved in the testing Banking Products. She is currently engaged in research involving Testing Framework and Quality Management.

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