Testers: The Hidden Resource

An article by Janet and me just got posted on InformIT – “Testers: The Hidden Resource“. This was an idea that popped in my head one day when I was driving to work, after we had just finished the book. Testers have a lot more to offer than most development organizations realize. See what you […]

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Five Questions for Testing Blog Authors

Phil Kirkham had the interesting idea to ask authors of different testing blogs the same five questions about blogging. I was honored to be asked, and Phil has posted my responses to 5 Questions for Lisa Crispin. I especially liked the photo he used. (I have more donkey photos on my old website.) It was […]

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A Look Back at AWTA

Zeliko Filipin has posted a bunch of podcasts with AWTA workshop participants, including yours truly and Janet Gregory. I knew at the time that I wasn’t grasping all the information in every presentation, and listening to the podcasts reminds me of what didn’t quite register at the time. There are so many possibilities for test […]

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The Whole Team Approach

I appreciated David Evans’ review of Gojko Adzic‘s new book, Bridging the Communication Gap: Specification by Example and Agile Acceptance Testing. David makes the point that agile quality is a whole-team responsibility, and that Gojko changed his original title from “Agile Acceptance Testing” so that anyone on an agile team, not just testers, would read […]

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Test Libraries and Frameworks

Weekend before last I had the great pleasure of participating in the Austin Workshop for Test Automation. Test tool developers and users exchanged experiences and ideas. You know that automated testing has come a long way when you see the approaches organizations such as Opera and Expedia use to overcome massive testing challenges. One discussion […]

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