Things we say, things we don’t mean

The Ministry of Testing recently tweeted a list of  words that make testers feel “icky” and those that make testers feel “good”.  I have inserted the list below.     The list is crowd sourced, provided by testers who responded to a request to provide words that they felt belonged in each category. It is undeniably […]

Trends in Testing Terminology

There are lots of things to consider when trying to recruit or develop software testers especially industry trends, both within the testing community and in the larger software engineering community. In a small community like ours those trends might include development practices, tools, techniques and terminology (among others). As I was contemplating these trends on […]