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Aashu Chandra

Aashu Chandra

Head of QA & Testing Practice, Infogain
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Most Important Lessons
The most important lesson is that one should always be ready to accept the change. In todays fast moving pace of business, one should be ready to quickly adapt to the changing business need.
Currently working at
Currently working at Infogain, a California based US MNC. In Infogain, I was responsible for the testing of huge business critical testing engagement for HP, US. In consideration of my rich experience towards testing in my software career, I was promoted as a Head of Testing Services at Infogain
Most Important Decisions
When I was given the position of Project manager of my project, I decided to have a formal education and certification of Project management. I decided to pursue
Degrees that Matter
Testers in initial stages of their career can go for CSTE (certified Software Tester) from QAI. At management level PMP (Project Management Professional) certification from PMI (Project Management Institute) is recommended.
The Journey So Far
I initiated my career with CMC (now an element of TCS) immediately after completing my Engineering in Electronics. In CMC, I worked with Indian Railways computerization project which was one of the most thriving computerization projects of 1990s. After two years of my service in CMC, I moved to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). In TCS worked as Project leader to execute projects for some big International banks such as Deutsche bank, Standard Chartered bank
Essential Advice
It is expected that the IT is spending a lot in Testing domain and is expected to increase rapidly in coming years. However, there are many numbers of players in the Testing domain. A new entrant should clearly come up with a differentiation so as to have a competitive advantage over existing players.
Plans for the Future
I have been actively contributing and participating in Testing community. In the next couple of years, I want to increase my involvement in the Testing domain.
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