Reading

Finding the perfects

by Anders Dinsen

What if we started looking for the perfects? (…)

Ct’d http://asymaps.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/finding-the-perfects/ (mention @AndreasPrins @shrinik) #perfects

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Lost in translation – An Agile Game

by Michael Norton

One person is the facilitator. The facilitator keeps time, makes sure the rules are being followed, and facilitates the retrospectives. (…)

Blogged: Lost in translation (An Agile Game) http://bit.ly/dJ0U3d

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MBT is sub optimization compared with MDQI

by Andréas Prins

Here are three definitions of Model Based Testing (…)

RT @ewaldroodenrijs MBT is sub optimization compared with MDQI http://bit.ly/e8IE8t

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Tools-Oriented Test Plan

by Catherine Powell

The biggest problem with a tools-oriented test plan is that it doesn’t describe what you’re trying to accomplish (…)

Abakas:Tools-Oriented Test Plan http://bit.ly/fonwUq

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Project Managers Have Mothers Too

by Tony Simms

All too often the first time a project manager comes to talk to the testers, it is to say that the product is being delivered late (…)

Reading nice posting: Project Managers Have Mothers Too.: wp.me/p1cs64-U

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Transpection Explored

by Stephen Hill

Those of you who were at the European Weekend Testers session or who have read my write-up of the session (here) will know that I attempted a technique called Transpection (…)

#testing news: Transpection Explored http://bit.ly/hD6VE9

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Acceptance Test Driven Development with an internal customer

by Ismo Aro

Acceptance Test Driven Development with an internal customer. http://bit.ly/hmc5pL #ATDD #RobotFramework #AgileTesting

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Just about testing

Inspectional Testing

by Markus Gärtner

Inspectional Testing is like scratching the ice from the windshield of your car in the winter. If you have lots of time, you scratch all windows free completely. If you don’t have enough time, you know that you should scratch everything free before starting to drive, but you can also select to scratch just some of the ice, so that you see enough to start driving(…)

New blog entry: Inspectional Testing http://f.ast.ly/5Kf8h

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The principle of symmetric change

by Gojko Adzic

The most useful software models are the ones where the technical view of the world is aligned with the relevant business domain model (…)

new blog post: The principle of symmetric change http://bit.ly/fqUEWX #specificationbyexample #bdd #atdd #agiletesting

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Manual Testing and Babysitting Your Tests
by Raul Perez

No matter how much test automation you have nothing will ever substitute the value added by manual testing (…)

Manual Testing and Babysitting Your Tests http://goo.gl/fb/NII3t #softwaretesting #manualtesting

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Create a complex test environment in 10 minutes

by Ewald Roodenrijs

Clouds can help testing by making it more cost effective (reduce costs), add flexibility, and still provide adequate testing opportunities to be compliant (…)

New blog post “Create a complex test environment in 10 minutes”: http://bit.ly/fQFsNo #softwaretesting #cloudcomputing

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Assertion in test automation

by Jae jin

Number of assertions in one test case really does not matter. What it really matters is that one test case is verifying one logical thing(…)

Checking out “Assertion in test automation” on Software Testing Club – An Onli: http://ning.it/ibI4Gt

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EuroSTAR: Exploratory Testing Champions

by Markus Gärtner

Henrik Andersson spoke about Exploratory Testing Champions at the EuroSTAR conference in Copenhagen. He described how he introduced Exploratory Testing in a large company (…)

EuroSTAR: Exploratory Testing Champions: Henrik Andersson spoke about Exploratory Testing… http://goo.gl/fb/oQtMF

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Web Testing – How fast is “Fast enough”

by Adam Brown

“It depends on the Context and the task the user is performing” (…)

Blog post: Web Testing – How fast is “Fast enough” http://bit.ly/eSdNHY #softwaretesting #testing #qa

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Weekend

The Ultimate Guide To A/B Testing

by Paras Chopra

A very nice guide.

The ultimate guide to A/B #testing http://bit.ly/dWXOKg #in#softwaretesting

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Usability testing is different

by Andersdinsen

Very good blog post about Usability. As a tester, do you care about it?

#testing news: Usability testing is different http://bit.ly/dEx4Fs

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Context-Free Questions for Testing

by Michael Bolton

A set of useful questions.

Beyond #automation RT @michaelbolton Published: Context-Free Questions for #Testing. http://bit.ly/hHNXfJ #softwaretesting #qa #agile

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No True Agile, No True Lean, No True Latte

by Jurgen Appelo

Nothing is truly what it is.

No True #Agile, No True #Lean, No True Latte http://wfapm.com/eYBdl5 #pmot #pm #softwaretesting #testing #qa

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The Power of Empowerment

by Joel Montvelisky

Let programmers help testers – how to facilitate it.

#testing news: The Power of Empowerment http://bit.ly/eEniAT

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The Testing equals Quality fallacy

by Markus Gärtner

Testing and Quality are not the same thing.

New blog entry: The Testing equals Quality fallacy http://f.ast.ly/PvMSa

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Agile Transitions and Employee Retention

by Elisabeth Hendrickson

Fears of who moves into agile.

Agile Transitions and Employee Retention: http://bit.ly/e7BqCZ by Elisabeth Hendrickson

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My readings

Learning to say NO!

by Joel Montvelisky

Are you a YESaholic?

#QATips: Great post by @joelmonte – Learning to say NO! http://wfapm.com/aknyzo #softwaretesting #testing #qa

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Social Networking and the Test Industry

by Sean P. Morley

The impact of social networking on software testing – interesting  point of view.

RT @Rob_Lambert: Good post on social networks and testing : http://bit.ly/c0muDB #testing #softwaretesting #qa

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Exploring Rapid Reporter

by Zeger Van Hese

Are you looking for a tool to document your exploratory testing sessions?

Freshly pressed: “Exploring Rapid Reporter” http://bit.ly/dbxFlc #softwaretesting #testing (Thanks @sgershon for creating RapidReporter!)

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Combinatorial Testing: Complex Interactions

by Bj Rollison

A close look at a testing technique.

New blog post in series on combinatorial #testing; complex interactions http://bit.ly/aiAnWD

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Caution! Canned Test Planning

by Lynn McKee

Interesting analysis about using test planning templates.

RT @lynn_mckee: “Caution! Canned Test Planning” New blog post on the limitations of test planning templates – http://bit.ly/cir1lP #testing #qa #templates

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Performance testing in Agile environments

by HP

A useful white paper.

White paper: Performance #testing in Agile environments http://bit.ly/aQVE98 #in #softwaretesting

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Leadership

by Alan Page

Leadership is needed wherever you have a team – applies to the testing community too. Good blog post.

Leadership http://bit.ly/9DDY1q by Alan Page

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To read

Forward thinking in software testing

#testing news: Forward thinking in software testing http://bit.ly/91Ey2n

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Regression Testing with an Agile Mindset

Nice read… Regression Testing with an Agile Mindset http://bit.ly/9SNowM #agile #testing

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All I Want for Christmas is Two More Weeks

#testing news: All I Want for Christmas is Two More Weeks http://bit.ly/cC3deZ

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Mistakes and what to do about them

The Rabbit Way: Mistakes and what to do about them http://bcoelho2000.blogspot.com/2010/11/mistakes-and-what-to-do-about-them.html

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Agile Testers, Should You Automate Agile Testing?

Agile Testers, Should You Automate Agile Testing? http://bit.ly/cKIK6W #agiletesting

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Seven key ideas of real quality assurance

new blog post: 7 key ideas of real quality assurance http://bit.ly/a1Kndw @imtomgilb at next generation testing

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The Five Principles to Meet your Budget and Deadlines

From Software Testing Club Blog

The estimated cost of IT failures to the US economy is $1 trillion! : http://bit.ly/cnlpXY

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