Five Blogs – 28 February 2013

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

Combining Qualitative & Quantitative Research
Written by: Laura Klein

Critical Thinking Is Best Taught Outside the Classroom
Written by: Dennis M. Bartels

The Myths and Realities of Creativity
Written by: Naomi Karten

Moving from 8 Month releases to weekly
Written by: Rob Lambert

6 Testing Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague
Written by: Mike Brown

Quote of the day:
“I’m not running, and I’m not walking fast. I’m going where I need to be.” -Johnny McEntyre

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Five Blogs – 27 February 2013

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

Duplicate Content in a Post-Panda World
Written by: Peter J. Meyers

Just Trust Me
Written by: Lolly Daskal

brandalism
Written by: thinkpurpose

Models of Automation
Written by: Iain McCowatt

Six New, New Things I Learned from Wisdom 2.0
Written by: Jon Mertz

EXTRA:

Conferencers anonymous
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Quote of the day:
“The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” -Steve Young

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Five Blogs – 26 February 2013

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

What makes agile testing different?
Written by: Huib Schoots

Software delivery is fundamentally broken?
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Blog: “Manual” and “Automated” Testing
Written by: Michael Bolton

Manual Testing Does Exist and It Is Bad
Written by: Ron Jeffries

The Virtues of Confusion
Written by: Annie Murphy Paul

EXTRA:

Please Let Manual Testers Be Manual Testers
Written by: Mark Collin

Quote of the day:
“You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences.” -W. Somerset Maugham

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Five Blogs – 25 February 2013

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

Strategy Is All About Practice
Written by: Roger Martin

To Automate or Not To Automate…Is that the Question?
Written by: Chris George

Test Management is Wrong
Written by: Paul Carvalho

Community As A Business – Achieving The Win Win
Written by: Rosie Sherry

Leadership: The Pitfalls of Waiting for Perfection
Written by: Alli Polin

EXTRA:

The Flawless Model in a Picture
Written by: Peter Block

Quote of the day:
“The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” -Steve Young

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Five Blogs – 22 February 2013

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

What’s wrong with how we use metrics
Written by: Patrick Kua

Slowing Down: Actions
Written by: Tom Perry

Ultimately is it all about the contribution one makes?
Written by: Maz Iqbal

Give It To Me Straight (Effective Feedback)
Written by: Ed Batista

To Mind Map or not to Mind Map
Written by: Adam Knight

EXTRA:

How to Give a Meaningful Thank You
Written by: Mark Goulston

How to Handle 3 Kinds of Conflict
Written by: Dan McCarthy

Quote of the day:
“True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition” -Frederick Herzber

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Five Blogs – 21 February 2013

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

Learn from the “Inattentional Blindness” in your testing!
Written by: Dan Ashby

Make a Stranger Believe in You
Written by: Anne Kreamer

How The Most Successful People Treat Everything–Including Problems–As An Asset (A Case Study)
Written by: Paul B. Brown

Programmer Pairing with a Tester
Written by: James Bach

Why good employees (should not) leave (good companies)? – The employer perspective
Written by: Pradeep Soundararajan

EXTRA:

Am I Ready?
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Quote of the day:
“I did what my conscience told me to do, and you cannot fail if you do that.” -Anita Hill

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Five Blogs – 20 February 2013

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

Making Use of Estimates
Written by: Pawel Brodzinski

What Does it Take to Change the Software Testing Industry? Courage!
Written by: Keith Klain

Effective Product Development
Written by: Bob Marshall

Bumping Into Manager Rules
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Why the Testing Experts are Right (Part 2)
Written by: Jamie Saine

EXTRA:

Defect management in Kanban
Written by: Ian Carroll

Quote of the day:
“Leaders do not avoid, repress, or deny conflict, but rather see it as an opportunity.” -Warren Bennis

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