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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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Software Test Reports for Startups

My test reports have deviated a lot since the early days of testing. Nowadays, first and foremost I provide an opinion of the software. I make sure I highlight both positives and negatives that I see in the product. Naturally, I provide a list of bugs I find, but I also provide a list of […]

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Dublin Software Testing Group

Online networks are great for sharing knowledge and meeting fellow testers. In particular, I am a fan of  the software testing club . However, even better is a face to face meet. Thats why I’m setting up a Dublin monthly software testers group. The aim is to meetup and talk about, well anything you fancy. […]

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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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Is document a dirty word in Exploratory Testing?

I want to perform exploratory testing, but do I really have to give up on all my documents? I went to a rapid software testing course to find out…