I am not sure that everyone saying (and thinking) they work Agile are actually doing so. The definitions are less important, but the approach is, and for me the are not following the correct Agile approach in many case. Come and read why?!
There are Test Leads and QA Managers who are afraid of losing their jobs as their organization shifts towards Agile development and testing. You should be afraid of this only if you are a “disconnected QA manager”. If you provide real value to the Organization, and if you know how to be a leader instead […]
Are you familiar with”Inside the Actors Studio“? In his program James Lipton always asks his guest Bernard Pivot’s 10 Questions to help the audience get a more personal perspective of the Actor. Out of these questions (one of which is the title of this blog post), the following two questions are the ones that always resonate with […]
The National Software Testing Conference held in London May 20-21st, 2014 focused on some of the key issues occupying the testing community. I was fortunate enough to attend this, my first testing related conference, with Joel Montvelisky on behalf of PractiTest. Not only was this my first overseas testing conference, this was also the first time I got to […]
“It’s impossible to run all these tests in the time we’ve got left!” – how many times have you said this phrase as tester? I know I’ve said it hundreds of times. But most times what we are lacking is not time but the flexibility needed to cope with project change. There are some basic […]
In my third post of “Five Testing Questions with” I have the honor of interviewing Lisa Crispin, co-author of “Agile Testing”, agile testing coach and practitioner. I think Lisa’s answers provide very concrete advice and insightful views on how to improve your work as a professional tester, regardless if you are working on an agile […]