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 […]
Author Archive | Joel Montvelisky
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 […]
I was asked to do a talk on Mindful testing for Swiss Testing Day. I liked the idea. I have been practicing Mindful Testing personally (and mostly quietly) for the last couple of years, and this gave me an excuse to look back at the ways I have been improving it with my experience. For […]
Some QA teams that have automation still run part of their automatic test cases manually. I wondered WHY do they do this? here are some of your reasons. I also added some of the ideas and points to be taken into account in order to successfully coordinate your manual and automated testing efforts.
Welcome to the 7th edition of the State of Testing™ Report There is no doubt that our profession is evolving as part of the complex process pushing the Software Industry forward. This process is forcing us not only to become more efficient, but also to re-imagine the value of our services, and in this way […]
Today, more and more companies work on multiple countries and physical sites, where not all team members work together or have even met in person. There are many challenges that come with distributed testing, and many teams either work sub-optimally or altogether fail in their projects. As I’ve had my share of failures and successes […]