Chhavi Raj Dosaj


Chhavi Raj Dosaj has more than 20 years of experience in functional Testing and analysis of Banking, Investment banking, and credit systems for large financial services companies in diverse geographies like; Australia, India, Hong Kong, Europe and the US. He has worked on various technical consulting projects for a wide range of global clients like American Express, Lehman Brothers, Macquarie Securities, Daiwa Securities, Deutsche Bank, London Clearing House, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, AMP and Reserve Bank of Australia. He is an ISTQB certified trainer for ISTQB Foundation Level (CTFL), ISTQB Foundation Level- Agile Tester Extension (CTFL-AT) and ISTQB Advanced Test Manager (CTFL-ATM) certifications. As an experienced corporate trainer, he has trained professionals for Cubic Transportation System Sydney, Credit Union Australia, Department of Immigration Australia and many more. He is the author of many software testing books, Few of popular ones are “A self-study guide for ISTQB foundation exam”, “The self-taught software Tester & “Agile Testing ISTQB Agile Tester Extension Certificate”, “Interview questions for Senior Test Analyst and Test Lead" etc.
Presentation: Defect based testing approach


In this session I am going to cover some of the practical use cases of using defect data for future testing. This talk will also cover how we can use defect taxonomy to generate test ideas. With the real user cases it will let the audience to think how they can use their existing defect data not only for process improvement but for future testing.

Three main takeaways from this session:

  • Idea of using defect data for testing
  • How to use defect taxonomy to generate test ideas
  • How to test when specifications are missing or incomplete