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Automation That Learns: Making Your Computer Work for You

It's been suggested that because automation can only do checking, automation cannot learn. But if you're talking about the acquisition of knowledge through experience and study, Jeremy Carey-Dressler believes automation can, in fact, learn—with a tester adding some additional code to capture and analyze more available data.

Jeremy Carey-Dressler's picture Jeremy Carey-Dressler
How to Become a Better Performance Tester 101

Modern systems are complex, and performance requirements for each are unique. As a result, the approach for testing might be vastly different from one system to another. Here, Jun Zhuang talks about how to start your performance testing career, smart approaches to time management, and the necessity to have a broad knowledge beyond the testing tool.

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When Really Good People Make Really Bad Decisions

No matter how intelligent, experienced, or professional you are, high-pressure situations are always a challenge—and they can lead to really good people making some really bad decisions. All of us can learn to handle pressure better by knowing our triggers and being aware of the warning signs. Read on for advice on how to recognize and manage stress.

What to Do When You Find Yourself Overloaded

As much as you might want to multitask, there is a limit to how much work in progress can be handled at once. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed—whether due to your own commitments or because management keeps piling on more projects—assess the situation and see what you can do to improve your condition without letting your work suffer.

Timothy Western's picture Timothy Western

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