There is an ongoing theme around Signal vs Noise in the organization, that originates from the Signal to Noise ratio in radio signals, and tells us about the problem of having too much noise hampering the effectivity of the signal. I think many testers should try to understand this principle (the organizational one, and not the […]
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As you surely noticed, early in the year we published together with TeaTime with Testers the first State of Testing Survey report, showing some interesting information about the current state of our testing community and raising additional questions about where are we heading as a profession. We are now honored to have two world renowned testing […]
For the first time ever on a global scale a State of Testing survey was conducted to get a snapshot of the current state of the testing community, it’s members profiles, professional challenges and work practices worldwide. PractiTest in cooperation with Tea Time with Testers came up with the State of Testing survey with the intention to […]
Tissue paper and Testing The most insightful thoughts sometimes come from the strangest situations, don’t you agree? I had a cold last week. Needless to say tissue overflowed the trash, in almost every room in the house. I am not sure if it was the cold medicine that cleared my mind as well as my […]
Remember the feeling you had when you started to work in your current company? How good was to get that fresh start! Instead of wasting time writing New Year’s resolution lists go ahead and quit your job (virtually!). Get a fresh start and put all your old mistakes and attitudes in the past.
Many times we as testers feel that we are harming our friends whenever we report to management that the project is delayed or that a group of programmers are reporting large quantities of bugs. These feelings don’t only harm our professionalism as testers, they also harm the overall performance of the whole team. This post […]