Good testing requires skills, concentration, knowledge, even a bit of luck. I wrote some time back about I always try to work while being in my Testing Zone and I think this is one of the most important ways of improving your testing, especially in this age of open spaces and noisy environments. But just like […]
Stoicism and Epicureanism are two schools of philosophy that were founded in Ancient Greece thousands of years ago. Andy Zaltsman is a comedian in the UK from our common era. What can we learn about testing from combining them together???
We’ve all been busy lately thinking about how the future of testing will be so different than it is today, and how testing may be a career on the brink of extinction… I personally don’t think this is the case. Testing is changing and in some places Quality Assurance is doing less and less testing, […]
Knowing a bunch of general things, even trivial things, will help you be a better person, a better parent, a better friend, and even a better tester. This is one of the reasons I listen to a number of different podcasts during my commute to work every day. I listen to testing podcasts (you can see […]
There is an on-going discussion in the World of Testing around whether a tester should be more or less technical in his work… (and this is without even asking if we should call someone technical or not!) The truth is that I believe testers SHOULD be technical, and that there is a marked added value […]
Why do we test? I am not asking why do we need testing, but what drives us (professional testers) to invest our time and efforts in testing? I believe we do it because we really enjoy the sense of achievement and discovery whenever we manage to find and describe a hard-to-find and high-priority bug in […]