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 […]
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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.
I am not sure that everyone saying (and thinking) they work Agile are actually doing so. The definitions are less important, but the approach is, and for me the are not following the correct Agile approach in many case. Come and read why?!
*The following is a guest post by Brendan Connolly, SDET at Agilysys. The opinions stated in this post are his own. Testers, even when embedded on teams, end up being outsiders. Their value is derived from, maintained by, and is continually put at risk by this status. In the early days of software development there was […]
There are Test Leads and QA Managers who are afraid of losing their jobs as their organization shifts towards Agile development and testing. You should be afraid of this only if you are a “disconnected QA manager”. If you provide real value to the Organization, and if you know how to be a leader instead […]
The National Software Testing Conference held in London May 20-21st, 2014 focused on some of the key issues occupying the testing community. I was fortunate enough to attend this, my first testing related conference, with Joel Montvelisky on behalf of PractiTest. Not only was this my first overseas testing conference, this was also the first time I got to […]