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An affidavit of sorts

The last three months I’ve worked specifically with the goal of my testers taking responsibility for their work. I’m a strong believer that each person is responsible for their own lives. I try to  live by it and I expect others to do the same. Its one of the reasons why I endorse and believe […]

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Keeping the lights on when your battery is running low

Most of when I test I’m thoroughly engaged and involved and enjoying the moment. Then there are those “other” times.  Typically for me they happen in the afternoon. My sugar levels get low, I get tired, and I stop testing well. But darn it, there’s so much testing to do! How can I and my […]

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How to write about software testing

Based on the number of requests I’ve had to write articles recently, there seems to be a big demand for testers who can write  well about software testing.  I’ve been asked by a few different companies to write articles on their behalf. Sometimes I’ve been asked to write posts for someones’s blog. I’ve only done […]

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Beware the Lotus Eaters

I wrote a feature article for Logigear Magazine February Edition entitled Beware the Lotus Eaters.I really enjoyed writing this article, I hope you get something out of it. Beware the Lotus Eaters Drawing from the Greek mythology of the lotus eaters, Anne-Marie Charrett warns testers to be weary of enjoying early success too soon upon […]

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Personality Traits in Software Testing

I have lots of little and major projects going on at the moment. One of them is to write a chapter for an up coming book on the cost of testing. My chapter is complete thankfully, but as I was researching my topic, I came across this article on Personality Traits in Software Engineering. I […]