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
It’s almost Christmas. I live and work in Sydney, and this time of the year is pure madness around here. I’m guessing it is madness everywhere in the developed world, where the meaning of Christmas seems to be purchasing as much stuff as you can, as close to Christmas day as possible. People seem so … Continue reading Metric Madness
An incident in a Melbourne bus yesterday really got me thinking. A woman was verbally abused over and over again inside a crowded bus and almost no one attempted to intervene. A bus full of upstanding citizens just sat (or stood) there, right next to the victim and everyone just let it happen. What is … Continue reading Stand up for good testing