The State of Testing Survey 2013: Recent developments

If you’re new here subscribe to our blog for updates directly to your Email – see the box to your right >> State of Software Testing 2013 - Webinar Transcript One of the greatest developments that the State of Testing Survey generated was this one of a kind webinar with star panelists:  Jerry Weinberg Fiona Charles […]

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Trends and Challenges in the Testing Community

The National Software Testing Conference held in London May 20-21st, 2014 focused on some of the key issues occupying the testing community. I was fortunate enough to attend this, my first testing related conference, with Joel Montvelisky on behalf of PractiTest. Not only was this my first overseas testing conference, this was also the first time I got to […]

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Are we all Accidental Testers?

Are we all “accidental testers”? If this is the case, then what does it say about the testing profession as a whole? Maybe the fact that most testers grow into this profession as part of a personal development process actually makes us better testing professionals? This post will explore some of these questions and leave you with some additional questions to ponder about…

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State of Testing Webinar with Jerry Weinberg & Fiona Charles – Thursday Apr 24th

As you surely noticed, early in the year we published together with TeaTime with Testers the first State of Testing Survey report, showing some interesting information about the current state of our testing community and raising additional questions about where are we heading as a profession. We are now honored to have two world renowned testing […]

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Please leave ALL your emotions outside the door

We are all emotional beings, and as testers we can be affected by things such as how we feel in general (good or bad) or how we feel in particular about the developers we are working with (if they are good or bad programmers). These feelings will have a bad influence on how we run our tests and report our bugs.

This post is about how to understand these factors and how to contrarest them to make sure we are not biased by our feelings whenever we need to run our testing tasks.

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State of testing – summary post

For the first time ever on a global scale a State of Testing survey was conducted to get a snapshot of the current state of the testing community, it’s members profiles, professional challenges and work practices worldwide. PractiTest in cooperation with Tea Time with Testers came up with the State of Testing survey with the intention to […]

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