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Where do I go from here?

Any self respecting software tester has asked themselves at least once in their career. “Where am I going with all this?” or “Is this role really where I want to be for the next x number of years”?

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So you want to be a software test consultant?

Today, I’ m handing out some pointers that may or may not help you on your path to becoming a software test consultant. Some of these I’ve gained through bitter experience, others are more hindsight on things I ought to have done. So, without  further ado, here are my tips. 1) Dreams are not goals […]

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Do your bugs only glow when its dark?

Have you ever been in the situation where no-one else can find and repeat the bugs you find? Perhaps you have a canny knack of finding unusual bugs, or maybe it’s time to improve and update how you write bug reports! I do a lot of offsite exploratory testing in very aggressive timelines and consequently […]

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If you want to be a millionaire – phone a friend

  I was asked to quote for a job recently on some testing in an area that I had little experience in. After confidently replying to the customer “no problem, I’ll have a quote to you by the end of the day…”, I started googling furiously, trying to gain some understanding of at least what […]

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How I setup a software testing consultancy

One question that keeps popping up into my inbox is …..I want to setup a software testing consultancy…any advice? Ohhh yes. Heaps of advice. I don’t know if it will do anyone any good, but I have heaps of advice. However before I start down that path, I thought a far better and honest approach […]

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