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A scrum in Croke Park

I’m attending the SQS conference on Software Testing in Croke Park, Dublin.  I thought it was appropriate to go to an Agile Testing session involving Scrum amongst other techniques in the same hallowed ground where not to recently a game of Rugby was played out between England and Ireland. As our trainer Mike Scott was […]

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I’m glad I’m not a piece of software

I joke about my personal development lifecycle (PDLC) as my work in test management often requires consistency & repeatability in the form of a test process. In comparison my own PDLC is often very erratic and ill behaved. In fact its not really a typical lifecycle at all except perhaps that I was born and one day I will die.

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Celebrate your wins in software testing

Dont wait until someone ‘discovers’ how great your testing is or until you have proper metrics in place. Use whatever it takes to promote your work to your colleagues.

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Take the Test…

Want to review your software testing process? Here are some guidelines that I use to review a company’s test process. Stakeholder support Before examining software testing in detail, assess your financial and managerial support. Any good review exposes shortcomings and to act on these changes will require good managerial and financial support. One way of […]

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Benefits of Software Testing

Looking at the benefits of software testing from a business perspective can be quite a challenge if your a blue-hat, IT type of person as I am. To sell testing effectively though, its helpful to view testing from the perspective of the person who ultimately gets to make the decisions.