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 […]
Author Archive | Joel Montvelisky
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 […]
Covid-19 or Coronavirus. I am writing this as I am sitting in house quarantine. Based on the criteria set by Local Authorities given the outbreak of Covid-19 better known as the CoronaVirus, I have to stay home and away from the public for at least 2 weeks (ending this coming Wednesday). This is because I […]
There were times in my testing career when I found myself in a complicated spot as a result of my attempts to be a “good friend”, and in some cases a “team player”. The problem is that when we are testing and we find issues, sometimes we feel bad communicating these bugs or even problems […]