It’s not easy asking for help. When as part of my work I ask someone to come and take care of something for me and to provide better results than those I have been able to achieve, it means that I am openly stating the fact that I’m not able to do something as well […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]