Don’t write a single test! Until you know how to do it

Test case maintenance is one of those tasks that gets relegated from release to release, causing your testing repository to becoming too large to manage and too complex to work with effectively. The best approach to avoid this is by putting in place processes and rules of thumb to help your testers work better and keep your tests under control as an on-going task.

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Do you talk the talk?

If you’re new here subscribe to our blog for updates directly to your Email – see the box to your right >> A couple of nights ago my husband, who is a civil engineer, asked “What are you working on?“. “Oh, just reading this article about Agile Testing and Continuous Integration” I replied off hand. To what […]

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What you measure will improve

It is a simple and yet mostly forgotten fact that whatever you measure will improve. Still, most testers don’t take advantage of this principle in order to help their testing process and the overall status of their projects. This post is about how you can use measurements in your favor and even on some of the drawbacks that you need to take into account when working with public metrics.

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Nothing like a fresh start

With the beginning of the school year for my kids I realized that we all need that feeling of a fresh start in our work and project. Many times we feel stuck by actions and choices we made in the past and we should be able to find a way to leave this emotional subjective oppression on the side. I believe we can do it if we are just aware of this, and if we take some actions on our part to make things better.

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The State of Testing Survey 2013: Recent developments

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 http://www.geraldmweinberg.com/ Fiona Charles http://www.quality-intelligence.com/   The main goal of the webinar was to perform a review of the State of Testing Survey, and together with the help […]

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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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