Some 15 years ago I was first introduced to concept of the “Virtual Toolbox” and since then I have never stopped assessing and adding to it to improve my work and my life skills. Here’s why I recommend you build your own virtual toolbox, and how to get started.
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 […]
There were times in my testing career when I found myself in a complicated spot as a result of my attempts to be a “good friend”, and in some cases a “team player”. The problem is that when we are testing and we find issues, sometimes we feel bad communicating these bugs or even problems […]
Whenever I realize I made a wrong decision I will not think twice before moving in a new direction. But this, in my opinion, a good thing and here is why…
The following is a guest post by Daniel Knott, Lead Software Test Engineer at XING’s mobile team and avid blogger www.adventuresinqa.com. (More about the author below) Mobile technology has changed dramatically in the last decade. With the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, mobile devices have faced a revolution. The devices are packed with powerful hardware and sensors, […]
Knowing a bunch of general things, even trivial things, will help you be a better person, a better parent, a better friend, and even a better tester. This is one of the reasons I listen to a number of different podcasts during my commute to work every day. I listen to testing podcasts (you can see […]