test automation

Overcoming test automation challenges

Janet Gregory and I enjoyed participating in the Quality in Agile conference in Vancouver April 20-21. We paired on a keynote: “Do testers need to code… to be useful?” Our opinion in a nutshell: testers need technical awareness to collaborate effectively with all their team members, but our software delivery teams already should have expert […]

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Ideas for Eliciting Examples and Specifications

Check out my recent Stickyminds article, where I distill some ideas I’ve learned recently from folks such as Declan Whelan, Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman (see the links in the article for more on those wonderful, smart folks.) And my latest Stickyminds article is on how my team has found ease and joy (to borrow […]

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“Where Should I Start Looking….”

My friend and excellent agile coach Michele Sliger, co-author of The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility ,  recently emailed me this question that she hears a lot: “Where should I start looking to learn more about test automation and tooling?” Naturally, I replied with a typically long-winded answer. She must have liked it though, […]

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