If testing is quality assurance…

if_testing_is_quality_insuranceIf testing is „quality assurance“, why not naming the weather forecast „weather assurance“, naming school „learning assurance“, calling a doctor „health assurance and playing the lottery „investment assurance“?

 

Via Ash Winter on G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115379350397321018516/posts/LruMrEAYv4c

 

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Flying Under The Radar – how conventional testing was secretly transformed into sapient testing (agileTD 2013)

Following my wrap-up of the talk of Sami Söderblom given at the Agile Testing Days 2013.

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Agile Testing is nonsense, because Agile is Testing (agileTD 2013)

The first keynote given on this year´s Agile Testing Days was „Agile Testing is nonsense, because Agile is Testing“ by Andrea Tomasini the founder of  agile42, here is my sumup:

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Changing Your Testing Mindset (agileTD 2013)

At the Agile Testing Days 2013 I attended Janet Gregory´s tutorial on „Changing Your Testing Mindset“. Also I already knew quite some of the things she talked about, it was a good tutorial and I had some great conversations with Janet as well as with the other participants. I can highly recommend to visit this tutorial if your want to learn some essential things about testing in an agile context.

Here are some of the most important things I took away from the tutorial:

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Testers in Germany & GATE 02

Already a while ago, Maik Nogens created a Google Map for testers in Germany, please feel free to add yourself:

Furthermore, the GATE 02 Workshop (German Agile Testing and Exploratory Workshop) has been announced a while ago: It will be held in Munich, on September 8th. Unfortunately, this year I will not be able to make it there, but the list of participants looks already quite international, and last year the workshop was really great.

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What test managers do…

test manager think i do meme

Via @jokegijsbrechts

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Tweets of the month – march 2012

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, said "I have a dream", not "I have a plan". Shared dreams motivate; plans don't.
@QualityFrog
Ben Simo
"if you think experts are expensive, you should see how much amatures cost" - @ #qconlondon
@kitofr
Kristoffer Roupé
Goranka Bjedov: "Testers are the ppl telling that you have an ugly child. And then wonderin why ppl don't like them". #BelgiumTD
@EVuolli
Eveliina Vuolli
Check out The Secrets of Faking a Test Project, a 2007 satirical presentation by me and @: http://t.co/zIZ0vTZm
@jonathan_kohl
Jonathan Kohl
If someone is capable of reassuring you that everything's just fine, talk to the other guy.
@lunivore
Liz Keogh
The problem with the world is that intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence - Charles Bukowski
@llillian
Lilian
Just do it, then learn to do it right, then do it fast! #experiment #fastfeedback
@JurgenLACoach
Jurgen De Smet

When was the last time you postponed a conflict and it went away? Exactly!
@YvesHanoulle
Yves Hanoulle
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Tweets of the month – february 2012

Have some fucking fun while you're testing: hilarious test data names are a place to start
@FuckingTestTips
Fucking Testing Tips
You are not true Microsoft shop if you are not practice Powerpoint Driven Development.
@DEVOPS_BORAT
DevOps Borat
A Rubyist’s interpretation of Python: http://t.co/fjdCybJj
@asmallteapot
Bill Williams
The two biggest problems in IT according to @ Us and Them
@YvesHanoulle
Yves Hanoulle

There was a problem with the blakbirdpie shortcode

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Agile Testing Games

A while ago I started looking for agile testing games, unfortunately I didn´t find much, but since a couple of people asked me for that, I´m gonna now publish what I have.
Hopefully, this (small) list grows a bit over time, so please let me know, if you know about other (Agile) Testing Games! Weiterlesen

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How to fix the build – not!

Via @dvdstelt

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