Exploratory Testing Workshop

Exploratory Testing WorkshopDate: Saturday 20th October Location: Sydney, Australia Cost: $475 per person Overview This very popular one day Exploratory Testing Workshop teaches testers the basics of Exploratory Testing and how to apply it in your testing. It investigates what Exploratory Testing is, examines its benefits and looks at some practical techniques and tools you […]

Courage in Exploratory Testing

Exploratory Testing takes software testing skill. It also requires the tester be courageous. Let me explain. Exploratory testing is an approach, not a technique. Exploratory Testing is simultaneous learning, design and execution. What information we learn about a product, helps dictate our tests providing us with information that we can share with people around us. […]

Waxing and Waning during Exploratory Testing

I had this great plan for today where I would observe how I work throughout a day of exploratory testing.  Unfortunately, the software is not quite ready for testing, so my plan has been slightly scuppered. Still I suppose this situation is often typical of any testing  scenario, so I will still include it into […]

BOB series: Shallow Testing gets a bad wrap

In my Exploratory Testing class, I talk about shallow and deep exploration. When you say the word exploratory testing, many think, ‘just playing around’ on the product. And to some extent that’s true, a good true. So when I talked about shallow exploration it seemed to fit. Different from deep exploration where a systematic approach is […]

Software Testing Services

Software Tester Training Testing Times offers corporate and public training to software testers within Australia and internationally. These classes are run by Anne-Marie Charrett. Anne-Marie is an experienced software testing trainer offering training in Exploratory Testing, Agile Testing and Coaching Testers. All training is based on the experiential model of learning using challenges and tasks […]

Maverick Tester: Software Testing Blog

Maverick Tester is a Software Testing Blog written by Anne-Marie Charrett. Topics include Software Testing, Quality Engineering, Exploratory Testing. If you like what you read? Share and I will keep writing 🙂

Yu Han on what Software Testing means to me

Those reflections make me realize that my actions and thoughts were more complicated than I could realize afterward, which encouraged me to keep reviewing what I did and exploring how I thought. By doing that, I better understood the purpose behind those activities, and I am being able to sense the essence of what a good testing could be.

Software Testing at University of Technology Sydney

As far as I’m aware, this is the first course in Australia of this kind.
The course is part online part tutorial. There is a big emphasis on learning by doing, with lots of opportunity to practice testing. There’s also an opportunity to work with companies, performing testing and reporting to real stakeholders, giving you a real opportunity to experience what software testing is about.

Upcoming Software Testing Courses

I’m heading to CAST 2012 this year (July 16th – 18th) and so I’ll be in the San Jose/ San Francisco area if anyone is looking for an impromptu workshop on Exploratory Testing or Coaching Software Testers around that time. I’ll also be near Albuquerque for PSL in August this year (August 24th -August 31st), […]