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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
There is no-one-right-way of on-boarding a tester or any other type of employee with experience into your team. Big companies and smaller companies will tend to do this completely differently and the jury is still out on whether one is right and the other is wrong. But there are keys to helping your new employees […]
Next time you give a progress report think about what is the important information you want to communicate to your project team. Here is a list of examples of things we usually forget to add to our reports…