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My Testing Manifesto 2014

It’s my first day in permanent employment for, oh, about 20 years. I feel a little giddy, like someone’s first day of school – nervous but excited. Unlike my first day of school, I have some clear goals and ideas I want to implement. I thought I might outline them here to help remind me […]

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agile quality

Why waterfall kicks ass

We need a little more humility in acknowledging the great shoulders that agile stands on. Its simplistic to identify in hindsight a ‘waterfall’ mindset. Such a thing did not exist. Instead lets view them as the agile manifesto encourages us to do, to view them as people attempting to deliver quality software just like we are attempting to do today.

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Please don’t hire me

If you want perfect softwareIf you want me to break your code If you want to measure me by the number of test scripts I write If you want me to tell you its ready to ship If you want 100% of your product tested If your looking for a tester to only “check” if […]

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In search of perfection

I knew Flynn was in trouble the moment he created a program Clu 2 as his doppleganger. You see, the purpose of Clu 2 was to create the perfect system. Flynn, a programmer failed to understand the struggle between perfection and quality. I’m guessing he didn’t spend a lot of time in the test team! Of […]

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