Some 15 years ago I was first introduced to concept of the “Virtual Toolbox” and since then I have never stopped assessing and adding to it to improve my work and my life skills. Here’s why I recommend you build your own virtual toolbox, and how to get started.
A new year, a new project, even an old project with a new view on things. In reality not many things have changed other than one very important thing: You have a Fresh Perspective.
A picture’s worth a thousand words, right? Then imagine what a series of pictures is worth… This is what we (at PractiTest) have been doing with the State of Testing project (now entering its 8th year). Each year we survey the professional worldwide QA community and publish the results in the annual State of Testing […]
Many of us have ideas of projects that will help our peers. Some of us even try to take this ideas and make plans around them. But only a lucky few get to actually put these ideas into practice.
There is one simple and straightforward practice that I have seen helping testers and teams all the time, but in most organisations it is something that is not used at all. Debriefing your testing. Debriefings should be simple and quick In principle and in practice debriefings are easy implement, they do not take a lot […]
I have always promoted the concept that our job as testers is to provide quality to the products being released with the end user in mind. A successful release being one that meets customer expectations, and even better if it exceeds them. Since I initially wrote the first version of this post a lot has […]