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Capturing Wild Requirements for Testing

I presented “Capturing Wild Requirements – For Testing” to VANQ.org, the Vancouver Software Quality Assurance User Group, and I wanted to share that material with you. Later, I developed this material into a 1-day workshop “Requirements Ghostwriting: Filling in the … Continue reading

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Software Testing Guiding Principles

All effective test teams typically have well defined processes, appropriate tools and resources with a variety of skills. However, teams cannot be successful if they place 100% dependency on the documented processes, as doing so leads to conflicts. Especially when testers use … Continue reading

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Feature Advocacy

Take everything you know about bug advocacy – the art of maximizing the likelihood that any given bug is fixed as per its impact on those who care about it – and direct it towards feature advocacy – the art … Continue reading

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Augmenting Testing in your Agile Team: A Success Story

One of the facts of life about Agile is that remote resources, when you have a mostly collocated team, generally end up feeling a little left out in the cold.  Yet, with appropriately leveraged tools, sufficient facilitation, management support and … Continue reading

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    • Agile Testing: Topics or discussions for improving software testing practices that are agreeable with Agile Principles
    • Automation & Tools: Approaches for using tools and test automation techniques to accelerate testing efforts and/or increase test effectiveness
    • Business of Testing: Discussions around how to integrate software testing within the team, the organization and the business, and make visible the value of quality, testing and the people involved
    • Estimation for Testing: Approaches for including re-usable estimation techniques in the planning and management activities of the project to provide realistic options and aid good decision-making
    • Planning for Quality: Articles discussing how to build quality into the project through upfront planning, practical practices, and streamlined processes
    • Requirements & Testing: Discussions on where requirements and software testing come together and how each can better help and support the other
    • Risk & Testing: Looking at how software testing can be used in the larger context of risk management and mitigation
    • Team Building: Topics around encouraging, empowering, organizing both test and project teams
    • Test Planning & Strategy: Addressing topics around designing test approaches, incorporating test techniques, setting up testing, and communicating the strategies for implementation
    • Other: A catchall for topics that don’t have their own category yet