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 20 years and doing agile testing for close to 10 years. Here’s a fact some people tend to overlook, just like any other profession, to become an expert […]
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Ever wondered if you can actually test less and perform other operations that will help your product achieve higher levels of quality in production? Maybe this is what we should aim for when we define our job as QA (Quality Assurance) Engineers and not as Testers…
“It’s not only about what you have in your metrics, it’s also about what you leave outside of them.” This is the principle I tried to communicate to an organization I was working with lately. A short post about the importance of defining your metrics correctly and communicating what you want to achieve and what […]
Is there such a thing as Agile Testing? I’m not sure there is… You don’t need to work on an agile team to work and test based on an Agile Thinking mindset.
Yesterday I started providing short training sessions for agile programmers who need to learn how to test better. Would you trust a programmer to test your application? It’s like asking a Fox to guard the chicken-house, right? Well, sometimes you don’t have a choice, or you do but that choice is to release the application […]
Last week I took part in my first pair-programming session. Up to now I had done pair-testing many times, so I was aware of the added value from pairing, but somehow I always assumed that as a tester I had little to add to a programming session. Boy, was I wrong?!