Following up on my last blog about “Stop making testing complicated” I wanted to share 5 simple tips that will help you make your testing simpler and more efficient. These ideas are easy to apply, straightforward and can be used on most testing or development projects.
Agile Testing is not really a methodology but an approach to managing the process and the approach of your testing team. As such, you can use it regardless of, or even in accordance with, any methodology used by your company to manage their overall project. Read this post to understand why every tester should actually be an Agile Tester!
A “Cow Magnet” is simply an example of how the Dairy Industry solved a hard problem using an unconventional approach. Many times, as part of our testing tasks, we are also faced with problems and challenges that are hard to solve using regular or conventional solutions and require us to think “outside the box”.
This post talks about unconventional solutions and describes some techniques you can use to come up with them during your work.
This weekend I caught myself in the car with my oldest son, having one of those incredible conversations one can only have with a kid his age who’s discovering the World and its workings. What I hadn’t realized until now is that he is actually testing HIS world, and using some simple tools we can all re-learn as testers in our daily work…
How many times have you told yourself you don’t have enough time to plan your tests, so you might as well just get testing… If you are anything like me, then this happens to you 2 or 3 times a week. Classic examples are: – When you run a short test on a piece of [...]
In addition to all my other tasks in PractiTest, I am a tester working and consulting on a number of Agile projects. In total I’ve been in testing for over 15 years and doing agile testing for close to 5 years. Here’s a fact some people tend to overlook, just like any other profession, to become [...]
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