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 [...]

Challenges of a Sapient Tester in a Factory Environment

I attended the Kiwi Workshop on Software Testing (#KWST3) two weekends ago. This is my second KWST3 post, and there are more to come! My KWST3 Experience Report (ER) was about my journey from being a factory tester to becoming a sapient tester. There is another blog post coming out soon which will detail this journey, however [...]