The digital revolution has brought the relationship between customers and technology into sharp focus and we all have an opportunity to demonstrate the value of testing in providing organisations with information that will be crucial to that relationship.… More (More) reasons to be cheerful
The world of software development is rapidly evolving, and the place of testing in this world is adapting too, but this is an exciting time to be involved.… More Reasons to be cheerful
What are the factors, perceptions and attitudes which might threaten testers by reducing demand for their services?… More Under threat?
Instead of feeling nervous about the future of testing, or at the mercy of forces beyond our control, I believe we must assess the changing landscape and define our place within it.… More Prophecies of Doom
A reflection on my experiences with the online testing community so far. … More ‘Chapeau’ to a testing community
Earlier this year I shared ‘The State of Testing Survey’ link through my site and the results of the survey are now out. You can download the survey results using the following link: Download the survey results here One aspect of the survey results which I particularly like is the inclusion of comments and quotes… More The State of Testing Survey 2016 results (and some observations)
I believe that although the term ‘Regression Testing’ is widely used, it is subject to a wide range of interpretations. Based on the Oxford Dictionary definition of ‘Regression’, I would like to humbly propose a definition of ‘Regression Testing’. First the Oxford Dictionary definition of ‘Regression’: A return to a former or less developed state A definition… More Regression Testing – a definition
If a change presents us with risk, then shouldn’t we consider that risk with the same rigour that we would for a new product?… More Going back to where we once went wrong
Our thinking can become muddled if we are under pressure. It might be difficult to see more than one way to solve a problem; our thoughts become focused on a single path, even if that path doesn’t get us to where we need to be.… More One Track Mind (or how to get from here to there)
We have become familiar with the terms functional and non-functional in relation to testing. I suggest that they are terms which we might be better off without.… More Functional or non-functional: does it really work?