Five Blogs – 15 September 2017

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

10 Tips for Testers to Provide Insight
Written by: Cassandra H. Leung

How to Get Into Software Testing
Written by: Justin Rohrman

Do you trust a stranger?
Written by: Antti Niittyviita

Richard Branson’s Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know
Written by: Lolly Daskal

The Power Of Self-Compassion
Written by: Taylor Kreiss

Quote of the day:
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in” -Leonard Cohen

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Five Blogs – 14 September 2017

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The Fad Lifecycle (‘Agile’, ‘Lean’, ‘Lean-Startup’ and ‘Design Thinking’ are dead)
Written by: David Joyce

Mentoring question – where do I start learning testing
Written by: Viktor Slavchev

Positive Communication
Written by: Marcella Bremer

Six Ways Agile Can Turn Static
Written by: Ronit Eliav

How to make the business case to hire a full-time test automation engineer
Written by: Paul Merrill

Quote of the day:
“Discussion is an exchange of knowledge an argument an exchange of ignorance” -Robert Quillen

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Five Blogs – 13 September 2017

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The No Asshole Rule (Robert Sutton)
Written by: Lee Hawkins

Code is Creative
Written by: Jess Ingrassllino

How To Be Tough When You Prefer Being Kind
Written by: Dan Rockwell

The Secret to Retaining Tech Talent: Give Them Ways to Grow
Written by: Meghan M. Biro

Testing vs. Checking — so what?
Written by: Jeremias Roessler

Quote of the day:
“I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning” -Haruki Murakami

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Five Blogs – 12 September 2017

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6 Emotional-Intelligence Job Skills Everyone Will Need in the Next Few Years
Written by: Lolly Daskal

A Roundabout Way to Testing
Written by: Frandsen Sydney

Pairing With Developers: A Guide For Testers
Written by: Lisa Crispin

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work
Written by: Daniel Goleman and Matthew Lippincott

Why You Should Be Asking For Trouble
Written by: Scott Mabry

Quote of the day:
“I’m not for everyone. I’m barely for me” -Marc Maron

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Five Blogs – 11 September 2017

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The IoT testing process using microservices and containers
Written by: Matt Heusser and Jon Robinson

The Sucky Answer Heuristic
Written by: Richard Paterson

Must There Always Be Inferior Code?
Written by: Gerald M. Weinberg

On Real Options and Speculative Investments
Written by: Liz Keogh

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million in the U.S.
Written by: Tara Siegel

Quote of the day:
“Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope” -Epictetus

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Five Blogs – 8 September 2017

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Why and how I still use the test automation pyramid
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

At Toyota, The Automation Is Human-Powered
Written by: Jeff Rothfeder

Why is Testing Expensive?
Written by: Jess Ingrassellino

Are You Suffering From “I’ll Do It Later” Syndrome?
Written by: Alli Polin

The long quiet followed by a Hard Shake
Written by: Syed Ali

Quote of the day:
“Silence is so accurate” -Mark Rothko

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Five Blogs – 7 September 2017

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The Merchandising of Virtue
Written by: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

3 ways QA engineers can keep pace with developers
Written by: T.J. Maher

User Research for VR – six real-life challenges
Written by: Rupert Burton

Coaching is more than asking questions
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

The Case for Investing More in People
Written by: Eric Garton

Quote of the day:
“Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot” -Truman Capote

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Five Blogs – 6 September 2017

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Alternatives for Agile and Lean Roadmapping: Part 1, Think in Feature Sets
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Bad Code Library Triggers Devil’s Ivy Vulnerability In Millions Of IoT Devices
Written by: Tom Spring

Houston is showing us why open data should be part of every city’ disaster and recovery plan
Written by: Sunlight Foundation

6 Ways to Weave Self-Care into Your Workday
Written by: Amy Jen Su

Why is reading or writing something different from doing something?
Written by: Gerald Weinberg

Quote of the day:
“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will” -Lolly Daskal

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Five Blogs – 5 September 2017

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Managing your biases
Written by: Lina Zubyte

Five types of bad bosses
Written by: Bob Kelleher

Ready, Tester One? *GO!*
Written by: Melissa Eaden

Communicating the Vision
Written by: Bob Burg

We’re getting worse at testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“The job of the leader is to help the disbelievers have vision, the powerless overcome fear and the hopeless develop faith” -Robin Sharma

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Five Blogs – 4 September 2017

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2 Never-Fail Rules to Make Change Initiatives Successful
Written by: Liz Kislik

What to Do When You Inherit a Team That Isn’t Working Hard Enough
Written by: Joseph Grenny

On spreading myself (too?) thin
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

Development is a stream. Where would you test?
Written by: Antti Niittyviita

Reflecting Reality
Written by: Liz Keogh

Quote of the day:
“All there is is a single, unitary everything” -Wu Hsin

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