Five Blogs – 10 April 2012

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

Hiring is a Team Activity
Written by: Esther Derby

The irony of scripted testing
Written by: Joep Schuurkes

How to Deal with Failed Deliverables
Written by: Pam Baker

The Top 10 Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Army of One: The Moment You Know You’re Wrong
Written by: Michael Larsen

EXTRA:

Five Ways to Find Your Future
Written by: Dan Rockwell

How to Break Bad Habits
Written by: Hichael Hyatt

Quote of the day:
“No one is so generous as he who has nothing to give.” -Unknown

Five Blogs – 9 April 2012

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

Thoughts on Training
Written by: Tobias Mayer

Long To-Do List? Make a Not-Right-Now List
Written by: Frank Addante

The Tyranny of the Diff
Written by: Michael Feathers

What The Cloud Doesn’t Do
Written by: Alexander Haislip

The Shocking Truth about SMEs
Written by: Alex Adamopoulos

EXTRA:

How to Ask a Question
Written by: Peter Wood

Quote of the day:
“Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.” -David Sarnoff

Five Blogs – 8 April 2012

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

The ‘Un-Testing Conf’
Written by: Adam Goucher

Thoughts on Infrastructructure, Technical Debt, and Automated Test Framework
Written by: Johanna Rothman

The Accidental Statistician
Written by: flowingdata.com

44 Actions You Can Take Now to Boost Your Energy
Written by: Michael Hyatt

New Additions to the Mnemonic Listing
Written by: Lynn McKee

Quote of the day:
“If something is novice, that does not mean it is wrong” -Unknown

Five Blogs – 7 April 2012

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

Heuristic: the art of discovery
Written by: David García Romero

Good Customer Service Does Not Include Obfuscation
Written by: Ally Gill

There Is No “Test Phase”
Written by: Jeff Nyman

Why Do We Test?
Written by: Brian Gerhardt

Certifications narrow down the scope of talent
Written by: Savita Munde

EXTRA:

Release of my 3rd ebook: “50+ tips to boost your productivity”
Written by: Ajay Balamurugadas

Quote of the day:
“I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.” -Michael Jordan

Five Blogs – 6 April 2012

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

How I choose conferences
Written by: Christin Wiedemann

An Insight to Six Principles of Testing Prescribed by Software Testing Experts
Written by: softwaretestinggenius.com

Low-tech Tools for the Thinking Tester
Written by: Paul Carvalho

Why Kanban for skeptics?
Written by: Nick Oostvogels

Reversal?
Written by: Stephen Janaway

Quote of the day:
“Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

Five Blogs – 5 April 2012

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

Blog: Problems with Problems
Written by: Michael Bolton

What you Can Do if your Brain just Refuses to Understand
Written by: Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Cloudburst: Unexplored Risks of the Cloud
Written by: Keith Dawson

Exploring Test Roles
Written by: Alan Page

What will it take for testing join the 21st Century?
Written by: Tom Lounibos

EXTRA:

Better Conferences or Better Learning?
Written by: Pawel Brodzinski

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast
Written by: Tony Schwartz

Quote of the day:
“It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.” -Joseph Batten

Five Blogs – 4 April 2012

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

Testing AND Checking
Written by: Jesper Lindholt Ottosen

The Temperament of a Tester and “The Announcement”
Written by: Michael Larsen

Testing Bliss
Written by: Claire Moss

Testing over time
Written by: Rob Lambert

Because that is how they got that way
Written by: Adam Goucher

EXTRA:

You Just Might Be… A Letter to My Inner Teenage Tester
Written by: Michael Larsen

Quote of the day:
“Its easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” -Tom Brokaw

Five Blogs – 3 April 2012

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

What Makes a Good Designer
Written by: Catherine Powell

Check In, Don’t Check Up
Written by: Mike Cohn

Testing Dojos in Kyiv, Ukraine
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Foreign Exchanges
Written by: John Bach

Of Oracles and Heuristics
Written by: Perze Ababa

EXTRA:

How To Enjoy A Testing Conference
Written by: Eric Jacobson

Quote of the day:
“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” -Paulo Coelho

Five Blogs – 2 April 2012

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

RST = Required for all Software Testers
Written by: Jari Laakso

All my automated tests are passing, what’s wrong?
Written by: Martijn de Vrieze

What they teach us in TMap Class and why it is wrong!
Written by: Huib Schoots

The Tools/Commands/Tips I use – Part 1
Written by: Ajay Balamurugadas

On Unintended Consequences or Self-Blindness to Risk
Written by: Pete Walen

EXTRA:

Five Things That Offer No Rest
Written by: Joe Bunting

Email checklist
Written by: Seth Godin

Work Smarter, Not Harder
Written by: Farnam Street

Quote of the day:
“The question is not what you look at but what you see.” -Thoreau

Five Blogs – 1 April 2012

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

Dear Author
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Winning…
Written by: Jon Bach

How to Spot a Lemon Consultant
Written by: Bob Marshall

Introvert? Extrovert? Or Both?
Written by: Michael Larsen

The Long Way Round
Written by: Iain McCowatt

EXTRA:

5 things to tweet and 5 things NOT to tweet
Written by: Ross Dawson

Quote of the day:
“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?.” -Sydney J. Harris