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Isabel Evans discusses software testing Testing through Storytelling: An Interview with Isabel Evans
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In this interview, independent quality and testing consultant Isabel Evans discusses how to tell our testing stories. She covers how to adapt testing stories to different audiences and how we can change our listening style based on the situation.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Dawn Haynes How the Software Tester Evolves: An Interview with Dawn Haynes
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In this interview, Dawn Haynes, CEO, testing coach, and consultant for PerfTestPlus Inc., details the evolution of a software tester. Haynes shares the biggest moments that forever changed her ideas about software testing and software development.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Collocated West Logo Create Brainstorming Commandos for Creative Problem Solving
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Agile teams are solving real-world complex problems every day. These problems require creative problem solving by team members. In its truest sense, brainstorming is intended to be a practical approach to this task. Brainstorming entails “using the brain to storm a creative problem and...

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy
compass Lessons Learned Navigating the Conflicting Schools of Software Testing

The testing community can be divisive. We all have various ideas about what we think is the best way to test. But it's important to get along with people who don’t hold opinions identical to yours—and maybe even participate in an exchange of ideas. One tester looks back on his early days and imparts some lessons he's learned navigating the different schools of software testing.

Antonio Gutierrez's picture Antonio Gutierrez
what is the need of hour PMP or ACP-PMI or SAFe?

I am into Test Management, Mostly manual one. I have done Prince2. I have seen people often debating about Project Management Vs Agile.

Have seen people asking this question in various forums. What do you think is the best fixt or the right fit in current industry,

Project Management (PMP/Prince-2) or Agile (ACP-PMI/SAFe)

 

Sumiti Khanna's picture Sumiti Khanna
Communicating Testing through Stories Communicating Testing through Stories: An Interview with Isabel Evans

In this interview, independent quality and testing consultant Isabel Evans explains how to tell testing stories. She details the power of telling stories within software and shows how being able to effectively listen is just as important to communication as talking.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
split picture of young and old men Know Where the Water Is: Communicating across Generations

In the tech industry especially, you have people of many ages who need to work together. Young people are joining all the time with new ideas and ways of doing things, and this can create barriers with established employees who have more experience. Both sides need to think about where the other's coming from and focus on demonstrating value.

Matthew Heusser's picture Matthew Heusser
career choice arrow signs Why You Shouldn’t Do What You Love

Saying you shouldn’t do what you love sounds crazy, doesn’t it? After all, isn’t the best-case scenario to turn your passion into a career? Not necessarily. There is an important difference between doing what you love and loving what you do. Rajini Padmanaban explains why you should keep your hobby separate from your career.

Rajini  Padmanaban's picture Rajini Padmanaban
head with gears inside Does Domain Expertise Really Matter?

Many job descriptions include a requirement for domain expertise to filter candidates for testing jobs. But is expertise really necessary before joining a team? Does it ensure a good tester? Justin Rohrman digs into his experiences in difficult business domains, what expertise means, and how it applies to software testing.

Justin Rohrman's picture Justin Rohrman
Melissa Benua discusses integration testing Integration Testing as Validation and Monitoring: STARWEST 2015 Interview with Melissa Benua
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In this interview, TechWell speaks with Melissa Benua, a senior backend engineer for PlayFab. At STARWEST, she gave the presentation "Integration Testing as Validation and Monitoring." She also spoke at the Women Who Test event.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine

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