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When Looking for Bugs, Look beyond the Software[article]

A tester's job is to provide information about elements of the system that might make a user unhappy. But Jon Hagar finds that many testers implement limited tours, even when they have robust programs. He writes that when looking for bugs, testers need to look beyond the software to the system and the user scenarios, too.

Jon Hagar's picture Jon Hagar
Bold Questions over Big Data: An Interview with Matt Coatney[interview]

In this interview, Matt Coatney discussess the importance of asking bold questions, the big misconceptions behind big data, the best way to start your approach to big data, and his vision for a future where technology and big data make the world a better place.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
Scrum or Kanban—Which Is Better?[magazine]

In this FAQ column, Arlen Bankston defines the roles of Scrum and Kanban, how the two agile methodologies can be complementary, each ideal for different situations, or they can be blended to achieve the desired outcome.

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Testing in the Agile Age: An Interview with Alon Girmonsky[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, BlazeMeter founder and CEO, Alon Girmonsky, digs into why modern businesses must adopt agile methodologies. He talks about the advantages agile has over waterfall as well as how shorter iteration windows within the testing process affect manual hand-offs.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
Using Business Decisions to Drive Your Testing Coverage[article]

In a business setting, software testers have a great challenge: to articulate how they support the business lines. One way to approach this is by addressing the business decisions—and there are plenty around. Use them to drive your testing activities and increase the business decisions being covered by testing.

Jesper Lindholt Ottosen's picture Jesper Lindholt Ottosen

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