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Training User Group

Dublin Software Testing Automation Morning

I went to the Softtest Software Testing User Group networking session last night. About 10 erstwhile software testers gathered together on a wet and windy night to discuss how to help software testers in Dublin. We had some great discussions, a lot around automation tools, but also on the topic of up-skilling at little or […]

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insight Training

Teaching or Learning?

Do you have a focus when giving training? Sometimes, in my eagerness to ‘teach’ I forget to focus on something important. I forget that the lesson is about the student not me. I become more more concerned in my ability to be able to teach effectively. I want the student to come away feeling they have […]

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Exploratory Testing insight Training

Rapids Software Testing

As some of you know, I’m in the process of creating an Exploratory Testing workshop. It’s been a bit of a wild adventure, but hey, I’m clinging tightly to my oars as I hurtle down the rapids of ET adventure. Have you ever been white water rafting? I have, and here’s a tip, don’t bother […]

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Training

Blasting off to CAST 2010

It’s my first outing to CAST this year. CAST has been on my wish list for a couple of years now, but with moving countries, raising kids, and earning a living I’ve found it hard to make it. This year I decided no more excuses, it was time to go. As well as wanting to […]

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BlogRoll Training

It’s time to grow up and ditch the security blanket

One of the hardest parts of working as a software tester is keeping on top of new technologies, techniques in testing and development and software testing tools.  I can sometimes feel quite intimidated at the amount of information that I need to absorb in order to keep on top of the game. Gavin Davies writes […]