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Testing Paths

We embrace many testing practices that have been around a few decades now. Exploratory testing didn’t always have that name, but software professionals were practicing it. Personally, I have been automating tests since the early 90s. And, there are always new things that help us delight our customers. Today’s technology gives us access to so […]

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Testing in DevOps Community Site

Stuff I’ve written and published elsewhere! And – the Testing in DevOps community site

I’ve been so busy but all my publications have been other places! My series on using visual models to form your automation strategy is on Joe Colantonio’s blog: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 DevOps.com published my article on “Getting testing bottlenecks out of your pipelines” I have a ton of blog posts and webinars […]

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Checklist Manifesto

Those checklists

I had the luxury of working on a terrific team at a financial services startup from the early 00s to the early 10s. Though we jelled as a self-organizing agile team with expert domain knowledge, we occasionally made some really dumb mistakes when deploying to production. The operations VP, Anne, wagged her finger at us […]

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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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