Motivated to Motivate Testers

I've always been intrigued by what motivates people and the “why” behind someone’s actions. In the workplace, especially as a manager, understanding people’s motivation is a useful skill to have.  The Dilemma of Unmotivated Testers I have seen my fair share of unmotivated testers, as I’m sure you have too. I mean, those who are … Continue reading Motivated to Motivate Testers

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 … Continue reading QA: The Misnomer That Never Dies

Let’s Test – ER on My First Presentation

This is my third post about Let's Test Conference in Sweden. In the first I talked about my thoughts still at the venue, just after the conference finished. The second was all about the people. This post is my experience report (ER) on my presentation at Let's Test, more of a reflection really. This was my first … Continue reading Let’s Test – ER on My First Presentation