Software Testing’s Low Barrier to Entry

Alan Page posed this question on Twitter a few days back: https://twitter.com/alanpage/status/893275069031489537 As a recruiting manager, I spend a lot of time thinking about what makes a good tester. As a test practitioner, I spend a lot of time working on my craft. Low barrier to entry What I have observed is that rather than [...]

QA: The Misnomer That Never Dies

Over the span of my testing career I don't know how many times I've had this conversation, in its many forms and permutations. The good old conversation about testing vs. quality assurance. The conversation we (software testers) have about not being 'quality assurance' professionals. That we cannot assure anything, least of all quality. Testers can assure quality [...]