Team Values: Why?

The testers at Linguamatics decided to explore the adoption of a set of team values and this short series of posts describes how we got to them through extended and open discussion.If you find the posts read like one of those “what I did in the ho…

The Value in Values

The testers at Linguamatics decided to explore the adoption of a set of team values and this short series of posts describes how we got to them through extended and open discussion.If you find the posts read like one of those “what I did in the holiday…

Sweet Fifteen

What is the right number of tests? Which tester hasn’t been asked that question many times in one form or another? When will the testing be done? Can you test to make sure this works? How much effort would it be to test that? Can you show that performa…

Itch That Time Again

Just past the seven-year anniversary of Hiccupps, and taking stock once more, I find that I averaged around a post a week over the last 12 months. 50 posts a year  was my target when I started the blog back in 2011 and initially it was motivationa…

Merry Cryptmas

It’s become an annual tradition in our team to run a Testing Can Be Fun session at Christmas. In them, we’ll do a group activity that exercises our testing muscles in a context outside of our usual work, have a laugh, and eat something sweet.The first …