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 […]
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 […]
Pete Walen addresses many of the questions that came up during his recent session current concepts in testing, and how they apply to all of us.
We make hundreds of decisions, choices, and judgments on a day-to-day basis. Life would be exhaustive if we had to deliberate over each and every one of these decisions. Humans prefer to avoid information overload by preferring solutions that require minimal mental effort. We are naturally programmed to handle information overload by using mental shortcuts […]