How many times have you started to solve a particular problem and realized midway that the actual problem is not what you thought it was? Ajay Balamurugadas relates a conversation he had with a colleague in software testing about issues with test cases, and the lessons he learned from that problem-solving process. Here's what you should consider.
Asking questions plays an important role in software testing. It isn’t easy—actually, it may be one of the most difficult skills to master—but it’s worth the effort because the more you ask, the more you learn. Here are six tips on asking questions to help you get answers that will guide your testing beyond the superficial.
Do your team members have a problem they can’t solve? Maybe it’s time to try impact mapping. In this article, noted author Lisa Crispin shows us how she uses impact mapping to solve problems. Impact mapping takes a lot from other brainstorming and planning tools, such as mind mapping and story mapping.
There is more to software development problem solving than processes and tools. Discover a way to get to the heart of a problem with none of the hacks, shortcuts, and workarounds that have become the industry norm.