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AUTHORITATIVE BIAS

9 Cognitive biases and how they influence software testing

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 […]

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State of Testing 2020

Why everyone should participate in the State of Testing™ survey

A picture’s worth a thousand words, right? Then imagine what a series of pictures is worth… This is what we (at PractiTest) have been doing with the State of Testing project (now entering its 7th year).  Each year we survey the professional worldwide QA community and publish the results in the annual State of Testing […]

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