presented at STARWest, November 2004 A how-to guide for screening, interviewing, and selecting testers. See presentation (pdf). … [Continue reading] about The Art of Interviewing and Selecting the Best Testers
Presented at the PNSQC 2004 conference Are traditional testing practices still relevant in an Agile world? This paper explores the implications of Agile processes for testing. See paper (pdf). … [Continue reading] about Agility for Testers
In 2001, Bret Pettichord wrote an essay calling test tool vendors onto the carpet for giving us testers hamstrung scripting languages. For me, it was a mind-blowing piece of writing. By questioning the value of specialized test tool scripting … [Continue reading] about Do We Need Specialized Test Automation Tools?
Originally published on stickyminds.com I have a theory. I think that technical people are being insulated from important business matters. Perhaps it's because management wants technical people to concentrate on technical concerns. Perhaps it's … [Continue reading] about Give ’em the Business
published in STQE Magazine, May/June 2003 How do you keep your testing skills fresh? This article suggests several ways to make sure you stay at the top of your game. See article (pdf). … [Continue reading] about The Care and Feeding of Testing Skills