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 […]
If you are measuring the number of tests you run, or the length of your regression automated suite, then you are not really measuring the value you need to provide to your organization with your work. Here is a brief explanation of the mistake many of us make, and how can we correct it in […]
Testing is not what it used to be, and changes are happening faster than ever before. As testers we need to understand that the only certainty now is the need for constant evolution.
You have little time, tons of tasks to do, and you need to understand what needs to be done. Sounds familiar? Let’s check how you can approach these situations and still get out of them alive.
One of the biggest risks even the best tester can fall for is the “Tester’s Auto-Pilot“. This is when we test automatically without noticing what we are doing – while we may think about last night’s TV show or the conversation we just had with a friend… This can become an even bigger problem if […]
A short letter to all my testing colleagues. We have been wrong for a long time, Quality is not about Testing.