Five Blogs – 20 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Do Or Do Not – A Recycled Scoutmaster’s Minute
Written by: Michael Larsen

Keith Klain – Bridging the Gap: Leading change in a community of testers
Written by: Zeger Van Hese

Test Mobile applications with COP (who) FLUNG GUN
Written by: Dhanasekar Subramanian

Scripted testing vs exploratory testing approach
Written by: Martin Jansson

Have An Impossible Dream
Written by: John Richardson

Quote of the day:
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” -Voltaire

Five Blogs – 19 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

The Commoditization of Testing
Written by: Iain McCowatt

Theses and Dissertations About Software Testing
Written by: Cem Kaner

Team Culture, Project Culture
Written by: Tobias Mayer

5 Myths of Software Testing
Written by: Mike Brown

4 Secrets of Great Critical Thinkers
Written by: Paul J. H. Schoemaker

EXTRA:

The Experience of Being Coached
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Quote of the day:
“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” -Benjamin McLane Spock

Five Blogs – 18 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

In the face of failure – part 2
Written by: Pekka Marjamäki

We are not Testers
Written by: Cirilo Wortel

One useful robot
Written by: Trish Khoo

What do middle managers do?
Written by: Esther Derby

Test results are negotiating results
Written by: Philip Hoeben

EXTRA:

70 Questions to Boost Your Critical Thinking
Written by: Breanne Harris

Quote of the day:
“The only real failure in #life is the failure to try.” -Unknown

Five Blogs – 17 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

In the face of failure – part 1
Written by: Pekka Marjamäki

Testing evaluated
Written by: Philip Hoeben

Test like you’re betting for your life
Written by: Tom Moertel

Teach people what they actually want to know
Written by: W. Wayne Turmel

Test Leadership vs. Test Management – Is the Balance Right?
Written by: Stephen Janaway

Quote of the day:
“Courage is knowing what not to fear.” -Plato

Five Blogs – 16 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

TDD, do we really have to do it?
Written by: Jens Schauder

Choosing to Learn
Written by: Testing The Mind

Don’t work. Be hated. Love someone.
Written by: Jiake Liu

Test and Verification in Scrum
Written by: Anders Abel

Uncoverage
Written by: Iain McCowatt

EXTRA:

Password requirements torture
Written by: Scott Berkun

Quote of the day:
“It is only the first step that is difficult.” -Marie De Vichy-Chaconne

Five Blogs – 15 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Top 10 Tips for Test Managers from STP Online Summit
Written by: Scott Barber

Dev Ice Manager
Written by: James Thomas

Icebergs ahead …
Written by: TestSheep

What Are You Worth?
Written by: Bob Marshall

7 Changes Scrum Made To The Tester’s Role
Written by: Ulf Eriksson

Quote of the day:
“Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.” -Dan McKinnon

Five Blogs – 14 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

5 Ways to Immediately Regain Control of Your Day
Written by: Andrew Wargo

Taking Sides Regarding Slides
Written by: Lanette Creamer

Thou Shall Test if you Catch yourself Assuming
Written by: Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Indicators, Testing & Wine Tasting
Written by: Simon Morley

Creeping CRUD
Written by: Claire Moss

EXTRA:

If it looks too easy to be missed by developers…
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“A man with a new idea is a crank — until the idea succeeds.” -Mark Twain

Five Blogs – 13 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Decision Safety Net
Written by: Catherine Powell

Should we estimate software projects… at all?
Written by: Neil Killick

We’re All Wasting Our Time
Written by: Bob Marshall

Requirements-Driven Story Development and Requirements Validation
Written by: Paul Gerrard

A Trio of WTFs
Written by: Iain McCowatt

EXTRA:

Interviewing as Exploratory Testing
Written by: David Slick

Quote of the day:
“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses” -George Carver

Five Blogs – 12 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Top 5 Scrum Workshop Dont’s
Written by: Tobias Mayer

Visualizing the testing effort
Written by: Pekka Marjamäki

New product, new team, new practices
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Testing like the TSA
Written by: 37signals

Introverted Thinking Extroverted World
Written by: Jeremy Sisson

EXTRA:

Rapid Lifecycle Development in an Agile Context
Written by: Robert Nord

Quote of the day:
“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” -Charles Buxton

Five Blogs – 11 April 2012

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Why Most Brainstorming Sessions Are Useless
Written by: Natalie Peace

The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness
Written by: Aran Levasseur

Being challenged by James M. Bach
Written by: Arborosa

11 Rules of Compelling Content
Written by: Mitch Meyerson

Unschooling is the open source way
Written by: Carolyn Fox

Quote of the day:
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” -Albert Eistein