Game-Based Learning of Testing Skills - Rahul Parwal & Ajay Balamurugadas

13th January 2023
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Ajay Balamurugadas

Senior Director - QE, GSPANN Technologies

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Rahul Parwal

Senior Software Engineer

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Talk Description

Learning has always been a tough road for many. Yet, it is the most important skill for a tester.

As children, we all used to enjoy learning as it was filled with excitement, games, and fun. We want to share some interesting games that have helped us to sharpen our testing skills.

These games have a huge potential in the way teams approach learning.

What you’ll learn

By the end of this talk, you'll be able to:

  • Learn ways to increase bonding between team members
  • Learning can be fun and exciting if approached with gamification
  • Testing is about exploring things, and so are games
  • Uncover my hidden biases and learn how to overcome them
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Ajay Balamurugadas

Senior Director - QE, GSPANN Technologies

Ajay Balamurugadas, goes by the handle ‘ajay184f’ in the testing community and is continuously re-inventing his testing methodology. He co-founded Weekend Testing - a worldwide movement for skilled testing, authored multiple books available at and His friends associate the terms - ‘Change Agent, Idea Man, Motivational’ to him. He tweets under @ajay184f and loves to have long conversations on software testing and life in general. He is currently working at GSPANN Technologies, Inc. as Senior Director - QE. When not testing, he spends time with his wife and two children.
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Rahul Parwal

Senior Software Engineer

Rahul Parwal is a Software Tester & Generalist. Presently, He is a Senior Software Engineer with ifm engineering in India. Reading, learning, and practicing the craft of software testing is something he enjoys doing. He also shares his knowledge and experience with testers via LinkedIn, Twitter, Blog, Youtube, and meetups. His recent accolades include the ‘Jerry Weinberg Testing Excellence Award‘ from the “Tea-time with Testers” and the 'Super Voice Award' by Synapse QA. Want to know more, Check out:
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