Over the past few days I've been inspired by other testers who blogged about their 2013 retrospective. Seems like 2013 was a great year for testers and testing everywhere. This inspiration was all I needed to get my creative writing juices flowing again. I haven't blogged in ages and you'll see why below. APRIL 2013 … Continue reading [Yet Another] 2013 Retrospective
Earlier today Weekend Testing ANZ was re-ignited. A global group of 19 tester came together to test, share and learn. It was a truly amazing experience. It was my first time facilitating a Weekend Testing session, so I was nervous to say the least. I was unsure if anyone was going to turn up at all, … Continue reading Weekend Testing ANZ is Back!
Scripted testing… There are so many things wrong with it, its hard to know where to begin. Many test experts and prolific bloggers have written about this theme, therefore there is an abundance of literature about topics such as scripted testing vs. exploratory testing out there. The highest form of ignorance is when you reject … Continue reading Stop Ignorance in Testing
I attended CITCON Sydney 2013 this last weekend. Let me start by saying that if you haven’t attended one, you don’t know what you are missing out! These conferences are held all around the world and they are a great forum for idea exchange. If there is one happening near you, I strongly suggest you attend it! … Continue reading Should Testers Learn to Code?
I often find myself having the same frustration conversation about test resources, often with different people, but sadly sometimes with the same person. If you are a seasoned tester, I’m sure you have come across this situation before. You and your team started test execution and a few weeks into execution mass panic hits project … Continue reading When More is Less