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.
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There is one simple and straightforward practice that I have seen helping testers and teams all the time, but in most organisations it is something that is not used at all. Debriefing your testing. Debriefings should be simple and quick In principle and in practice debriefings are easy implement, they do not take a lot […]
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 […]
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, […]
Sounds funny, maybe weird? Well, I think it is a little bit of both… But it is definitely important! Have you ever heard of the new mindfulness? If you go to everyone’s best friend, Wikipedia, you will see a very accurate definition: Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in […]
Stoicism and Epicureanism are two schools of philosophy that were founded in Ancient Greece thousands of years ago. Andy Zaltsman is a comedian in the UK from our common era. What can we learn about testing from combining them together???