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Property-based or generative testing – insights from European Testing Conference

I had really good intentions to blog more about things I learned at European Testing Conference, because I took pretty good sketch notes for myself. But I exceeded my WIP pretty badly between ETC and Booster Conference, and then I broke my leg. I’m making time now to share what I learned from at least […]

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Webinar

The changing roles of testers in agile and DevOps

Joel Montvelisky and I paired to talk about how testing has changed in light of more teams adopting agile development and DevOps culture. Many thanks to mabl and PractiTest for collaborating to host this! We had a great chat about how we see the role of testers and test/QA managers, and the ways they add […]

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A Practical Guide to DevOps

Book Review: A Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps by Katrina Clokie

Many of us have followed Katrina Clokie‘s blog posts and/or had the pleasure of hearing her present at conferences. Now she has compiled not only her broad experience but that of many other practitioners into this awesome book. I’ve just finished reading it and am sharing my thoughts on it here. This post is a […]

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What skills help us build quality in?

Agile Testing Days 2015 is coming up November 9-12 in Potsdam, Germany. This year’s theme: “Embracing Agile for a Competitive Edge – Establish leadership by delivering early, rapid & iterative application releases”. To paraphrase Elisabeth Hendrickson, the ability to release business value frequently at a sustainable pace is the very definition of “agile”. That sustainable […]

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What skills should we learn & teach to build quality in?

I learned so much last week at Agile Roots 2015 last week. Check out the artifacts, they’ll inspire you too! Janet Gregory and I did a plenary talk on “Do Testers Have to Code… To Be Useful?” I always love pair presenting with Janet. She did a super job of explaining our views on the […]

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