This has happened to me many times. I find myself fighting over the importance to get a bug fixed, entrenching in arguments around user behavior and customer value, and launching frontal attacks in an effort to win the battle over who is right and who is wrong. After a while, the argument that started over […]
Testing is changing, and ignoring this fact will not help you a bit! We are not undergoing a testing revolution (as some may say) but actually living an evolution towards more technical and value-adding quality services for our teams!
We’ve all been busy lately thinking about how the future of testing will be so different than it is today, and how testing may be a career on the brink of extinction… I personally don’t think this is the case. Testing is changing and in some places Quality Assurance is doing less and less testing, […]
A while back a colleague asked me for help creating a better testing report for her current project. The task got me thinking about how QA managers handle the same information differently; and how this makes the difference between being treated as “Testing Guy” or as the “Inside Information Provider” of a software project. We […]
Hello Testers of the Free World 🙂 I am still trying to catch my breath after spending the past few weeks in “travel mode”, but I wanted to sit down and share a cool observation from my interaction with a large number of testing teams we visited and some individual testers I talked to from the Meetups we attended. […]
Many testers ask what is the best path to become great at testing, and I am not sure there is one path to follow for this. Testing is more complex than this, and so it requires the correct skills and abilities to be able so succeed. Sorry folks, there is no secret recipe, but on […]