The Myths of Testing

I find it interesting how themes can pop up and attract attention on social media. Sometimes when I see a theme that is misguided, I’ll sometimes chip in, other times I’ll just shrug. A theme I see pop up reasonably often is the one focused on “testing myths”. So, what is a myth? If you describe a … More The Myths of Testing

The thrill of testing

I gave myself 60 minutes to write a blog about my day and the excitement that testing brings me. For better or worse, here it is. I’ve written in previous posts and articles that I find testing enormously satisfying and challenging. Every challenge is unique in some ways but often similar in other ways. Testing … More The thrill of testing

Life’s a Team Game

When I first starting working as the dedicated tester in my current team it was a “waterfall” to testing operation. I called this out quite a few times, and, it was acknowledged we were doing this quite a lot. There is, however, a vast chasm between recognising a behaviour and changing that behaviour. As frustrating … More Life’s a Team Game

A Moment for Reflection

On the 29th and 30th of June I attended LAST (Lean Agile Systems Thinking) Conference. The reason for my attendance was my first conference presentation. With Lee Hawkins (@therockertester) we presented our experiences of setting up the EPIC Testability Academy (ETA), running the classes and things we have learnt (aka, things we can do better). … More A Moment for Reflection