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Three Random Articles

The Difficult Journey – Building Quality Software

The goal of building software is to produce a product that will bring value to our customers. As software developers we have a reputation for finding and embracing new technologies. These new technologies, however, can only take us so far … Continue reading

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Working with Business Testers

From Nancy Kelln’s presentation at STPCon, “Leading Business Testers”, business testers: are not testers do not want to be testers require guidance and support require their expectations to be managed may be working part-time on the project and all of … Continue reading

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How many testers does it take to install a doorbell? Isolating a defect in real-life

As testers, we tend to be analytical thinkers by nature.  This is a valuable quality in our work, but how often do we take note of how we exercise those skills in other areas of our life? The following is … Continue reading

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Popular Articles & Presentations

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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