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Don’t follow the leader (Benjamin Yaroch's Blog)

On March 31, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Frequently throughout my career I’ve had people say to me “we should test like company X” or “lets do technique Y here because it worked for person Z there.” On this surface this seems like a good idea, just follow the path blazed by others because it leads to success, right? However I’ve learned that replicating […]

Don’t follow the leader (Benjamin Yaroch's Blog)

On March 31, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Frequently throughout my career I’ve had people say to me “we should test like company X” or “lets do technique Y here because it worked for person Z there.” On this surface this seems like a good idea, just follow the path blazed by others because it leads to success, right? However I’ve learned that replicating […]

A Little Blog Post on a Big Idea: Does the Software Work? (Rhythm of Testing)

On March 31, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I don’t need to be in to my client’s office until later this afternoon.  This gives me a chance for TWO mornings of writing in a row.  I intend to take full advantage of that!When looking at the question of “Does this work?” have you noticed …

Demystified programming languages (zagorski software tester)

On March 29, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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During my schooling at Faculty of Electrical engineering and computing (FER), professors followed very simple mantra for teaching programming languages, they did not teach programming languages. We got assignments, and we should find our…

TECHNICAL TESTER FRIDAY: And After Awhile… You Can Work on Points for Style (TESTHEAD)

On March 28, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Last week was a bit of a whirlwind. I took my son out for a quarter cross country trip to check out a University he may be going to. Needless to say, that took a few days out of my reality. Between being in airplanes, rental cars and dealing with less …

The Odd in Ken Dodd (Hiccupps)

On March 27, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’ll leave it as an exercise in creative thinking to come up with reasons I might have been buying a Ken Dodd triple album:That aside, is there a problem here?The Guardian (amongst others) has been enjoying in-store pricing oddities for a while and, on…

Why propose an advanced certification in software testing? (Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D.)

On March 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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A couple of weeks ago, I posted A proposal for an advanced certification in software testing. There were plenty of comments, on the blog, on Twitter, and in private email to me. I think the best way to respond to these is with a series of posts, each one focused on a different issue. This […]

The Next Generation of Testers

On March 26, 2014, in Articles, News, Newsletter, by Association for Software Testing
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By Erik Davis I’ve been thinking for some time (where some time = on and off for the past few years) that trying to find new testers is far more difficult than it should be. I’ve been in enough discussion threads in the past year to feel comfortable saying I am not alone in this […]

On writing blog entries (Markus Gärtner)

On March 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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On Sunday, while writing the blog entry for Monday, I tweeted (or is that ‘twoted’?): One of these days I’m going to write a blog entry on how I write blog entries. You are going to be surprised. That cliffhanger triggered some responses from people that wanted to know more. So, I took the writing […]

Projecting Strength and Value in Chaos (Rhythm of Testing)

On March 25, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’ve been talking with a number of people in my area the last couple of weeks.  Hanging with folks and being an ear when they need to vent to someone can actually help me (the ear) as well.  When I worked for large corporations, universities,…

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