*The following is a guest post by Brendan Connolly, SDET at Agilysys. The opinions stated in this post are his own. Testers, even when embedded on teams, end up being outsiders. Their value is derived from, maintained by, and is continually put at risk by this status. In the early days of software development there was […]
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Dealing with the stressful reality of testing in today’s fast paced development cycles Our lives are full of stress both at work and at home. Is seems at times that there aren’t enough hours in the day, and everyone around us has their demands for our time, which is forever limited. Working in the current […]
Next time you give a progress report think about what is the important information you want to communicate to your project team. Here is a list of examples of things we usually forget to add to our reports…
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 […]
Following up on a comment left on a previous blog post, I wanted to explain why should testers provide their feedback regarding the priority (and not only the severity!) of bugs. The post also explains what are the ways of making sure this opinion is heard by the whole team.
I saw a job posting that was looking for a QA-Ninja and it made me think about how sometimes development managers don’t understand how we testers see our jobs, and maybe most importantly what we really contribute to the development team and process. This post is about these points and about how we can start […]