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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), […]

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In pursuit of coaching excellence

When you coach a tester you’re working in an environment that dynamically changes as both the student and coach work through a coaching task.  If you look at the diagram below you can see all the different attributes that might change throughout a coaching session. Also, throughout the coaching session, the student and coach have […]

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Training Testers

I’m having a complete blast at the moment adding the finishing touches to my upcoming workshops in Dublin,Belfast and London. The Dublin and Belfast Exploratory Workshops sold out in a couple of days but there are still some seats on the coaching testers workshop in London. This is shaping up to be a great workshop […]

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Mary Mary Quite Contrary…

Mary, Mary, quite contrary,How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row. Its an old english rhyme that goes eons back. In fact, its actual meaning is disputed over time. Meaning change over time, don’t they? A bit like quality I guess. Closer to today, in the […]

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Jumping to conclusions

Good testers continuously ask questions about the product, the customer and the project environment and invariably on themselves. No question, no test. When were satisfied with the explanation we stop asking questions, we stop being inquisitive. For testers, its essential to keep asking questions for as long as possible. On the other hand, a test manager […]

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