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 […]
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.
Why and how we should redefine what it means to be a tester by getting involved in all stages of the development process and adding value wherever possible.
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 […]
Visible trends and professional forecasts Rare are the opportunities when anyone is able to get an objective view of the professional landscape that we operate in. Many will claim they have the inside track on where the testing profession is heading: more automation, AI, the ‘death of testing’… While the actual knowledge resides not with […]