New Executive Committee for 2015-2016

On August 7, 2015, in Articles, Events, News, Newsletter, by pwalen

Following the Elections for the Board of Directors, as per the AST Bylaws, the Board met to elect members to the Executive Committee. The members will assume their new Executive Committee in October at the next full Board of Directors Meeting.  They are: President – Justin Rohrman Vice-President – Ale Moreira Treasurer – Eric Proegler […]

Board of Directors Election Results

On August 7, 2015, in Articles, News, Newsletter, by pwalen

The elections are now over and we have three new Directors joining the Board in October. Nominated for the Board were: Alex Bantz Eric Proegler Ilari Henrik Aegerter Jeffrey Woodard Michael Corum Roxane Jackson After counting the votes, the following candidates were elected: Eric Proegler Ilari Henrik Aegerter Roxane Jackson Thank you to Alex, Jeff […]

Lesson Learned Leading Context Driven Testers

On July 7, 2015, in Articles, News, by pwalen

by Alex Bantz and Jeffrey Woodard Having experienced context driven testers as part of your team can be a lot like having a highly intelligent child. We expect that both you and your testers are adults, but the relationship dynamics are similar. Even though you are their leader/manager, you must be willing to accept that […]

This Month In Whose (July)

On July 7, 2015, in News, by jrohrman

This month in WHOSE we are going with a leadership theme and have a new entry from Smita Mishra. Smita is an entrepreneur and has founded QAZone Infosystems, which is a software testing organization. She has been practicing software testing for the last 14 years and enjoys problem solving for her customers with or without […]

Talking with C-Level Management about Testing

On May 21, 2014, in LeadershipSIG, News, Newsletter, by marketing

Conversations with upper management about testing can be difficult and sometimes frustrating. Learning how to explain the value of skilled testing and gaining support from management is key to a healthy testing organization. This video is a first in a series that will provide you with tools you need to discuss testing at all levels […]

Are You A Skilled Tester?

On December 3, 2013, in LeadershipSIG, News, by Association for Software Testing

Skilled testers look at testing in a different way every time they need to execute a test. In this video Paul Holland discusses the difference between a skilled tester and a non-skilled tester. Are you a skilled tester?

Discussing Aspects of Leadership

On November 18, 2013, in LeadershipSIG, News, by Association for Software Testing

By: Peter Walen (Twitter/Blog) Test Leadership Camp an open space meeting organized by the LeadershipSIG of AST, held the Thursday after CAST. One of the topics discussed was a fundamental concept, “What is Leadership?” The discussion was wide-ranging and covered a variety of topics. The primary points under discussion involved a variety of topics around […]

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