Readings

Bug statistics are a waste of time

By Gojko Adzic

 new blog post: bug statistics are a waste of time http://bit.ly/ixnScj #agile #testing

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Agile Planning: My Top Five Tips on Decomposing User Stories Into Tasks

By Mike Kuphal

Blogged: Agile Planning: My Top Five Tips on Decomposing User Stories Into Tasks http://bit.ly/lSvXLH #Scrum #Agile #PMOT
via mkuphal

Does ATDD = Waterfall?

By Adam Yuret

Fantastic post! RT @AdamYuret New post: Does #ATDD = Waterfall? http://bit.ly/iGAQei #softwaretesting

via darren_mcmillan

Revisited – Test Strategy

By Fiona Charles

 Just published: Basics Revisited – Test Strategy http://tinyurl.com/3k3qyx5 & http://tinyurl.com/3b62j5c #testing #softwaretesting

via FionaCCharles

Testers are fixing bugs!

By Trish Khoo

 Blogged: Testers are fixing bugs! trishkhoo.com/?p=327

via hogfish

A Fair Witness

By Pete Houghton

 Nice post RT @pete_houghton: New blog post “A Fair Witness” http://bit.ly/jkYSbh #testing #softwaretesting

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I’m part of the ‘Now Generation’

By Ewald Roodenrijs

 New blog post “I’m part of the ‘Now Generation’”: http://bit.ly/kEQGUi #testing

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Weekend readings

The ATDD Arch

By Elisabeth Hendrickson

Blogged: The ATDD Arch. http://bit.ly/atddarch

Via testobsessed


Introduction to Cloud Testing

By Fred Beringer

Introduction to Cloud Testing | Fred Beringer http://www.fredberinger.com/introduction-to-cloud-testing/ via @fredberinger

Via lubaia


THE DUAL NATURE OF CONTEXT-DRIVEN TESTING

By James Bach

The Basic Idea of Context Driven Testing – http://www.satisfice.com/blog/archives/565 by @jamesmarcusbach (I’m in!)

Via jlottosen

To close the year

Why is it so hard to teach “what we started to call ATDD”?

by Markus Gärtner

ATDD – that is acceptance test-driven development – is a requirements elicitation approach, which provides development teams with automated tests as a side-effect. (…)

#testing news: Why is it so hard to teach “what we started to call ATDD”? http://bit.ly/gtXvHc

via testingref


The Helpful model

by Henrik Emilsson

Here is neat story I told to Michael Bolton, Martin Jansson and Markus Gärtner when we were exploring the Metro in Copenhagen, during the coldest days the city had experienced since they started measure the temperature. I promised to blog about it…(…)

I love this story! RT @henrikemilsson Last night I blogged about “The Helpful model” http://bit.ly/gyc5A1 #testing #softwaretesting

via mgaertne


User Experience Testing: Communicating Through the User Interface

by Stephen Hill

A lot of time and energy is spent on making sure that the software components work together in different situations but how much time do we devote to making sure that the systems all work together cohesively to form an entire process?  How much time is spent making sure that the process itself can work correctly?(…)

Published last night: UX Testing: Communicating Through the User Interface #softwaretesting #qa #in #testing: http://wp.me/pRZ0L-1q

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Q&A #1 – Young Software Tester Skills

by Shilpa Venkateshwaran

I am rephrasing the question that was asked by fellow ITKE member. His question: “Skills for Software Tester for 1 year Experience” (…)

Q&A #1 – Young Software Tester Skills http://bit.ly/ebNUEV #testing #softwaretesting #QA @ITKE

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Quality attributes of the Cloud infrastructure

by Ewald Roodenrijs

Why does nobody worry where his or her email messages are stored? Where do these new apps get there information? Nobody worries about these things, but they don’t know what goes on beyond these applications an infrastructure is being used. This cloud infrastructure is, at least should be, tested to show the state of the quality. This also needs to be done for new cloud applications. But regarding the implementation of Cloud Solutions it’s not sufficient to verify that it works, it also needs to tested against some intangible quality attributes; the so-called non-functional requirements.(…)

RT @ewaldroodenrijs Quality attributes of the Cloud infrastructure http://bit.ly/hQYMyl

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What if you ditched your test cases?

by Peter L.

I have some questions for you testers out there who like using test cases. To be clear, I’m talking about detailed, stepwise instructions written in order to guide testing and be executed manually. (…)

What if you ditched your test cases? http://bit.ly/e4xA7N

via Lubaia

 

Your Chance To Shine

by Tony Simms

If you have any desire at all to speak, if you have any passion about what you do, if like me you have an over grown ego, then I highly recommend you give conference speaking a go. It really is not as hard as it looks. (…)

Be a speaker – Your chance to shine http://bit.ly/hXHGUW

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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

via jlottosen


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

via DocOnDev


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

via Lubaia


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

via Lubaia


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

via rvansteenbergen


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

via testingref


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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