Five Blogs – 27 April 2012

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

Blog: All Oracles Are Heuristic
Written by: Michael Bolton

If this ain’t a bug – why does it feel so bad
Written by: Adam Knight

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week
Written by: Geoffrey James

Devil in the Detail: Prologue
Written by: Iain McCowatt–

Building a team from the bottom up
Written by: Tom Nixon

EXTRA:

The Developer-Tester Divide
Written by: Gil Zilberfeld

Celebrate Learning, Not Success or Failure
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Quote of the day:
“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” -Auguste Rodin

Five Blogs – 24 April 2012

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

If there only was a TV series about Software Testers…
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

Post-Agile?
Written by: George Dinwiddie

How many organisations are failing to deliver on their Agile developments?
Written by: David Bicknell

4 Ways to an Agile Operating Model
Written by: Alex Adamopoulos

The Pen Game: Software Testing Encapsulated
Written by: Michael Larsen

EXTRA:

Pair Testing
Written by: Andy Glover

Beyond the cultural differences of international teams
Written by: Maria Ocampo

Quote of the day:
“There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.” -Tennessee Williams

Five Blogs – 22 April 2012

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

The machine society and how to cure it
Written by: Dave Nicolette

The Agile Explorer
Written by: Tobias Mayer

Leave Your Guns At Home
Written by: James Thomas

What’s wrong with the project approach to software development?
Written by: SMS Blog

Train Your Brain to Focus
Written by: Paul Hammerness and Margaret Moore

Quote of the day:
“You have to let people challenge your ideas.” -Tom Kasten

Five Blogs – 21 April 2012

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

Heuristics for Understanding Heuristics
Written by: Michael Bolton

Why is Estimating so Hard?
Written by: Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob)

Is testing the dumping grounds of IT?
Written by: Martijn de Vrieze

Agile will fail
Written by: Jeroen Mengerink

Defending Your Time Without Sounding Like a Jerk
Written by: Craig Jarrow

EXTRA:

There are no Best Practices
Written by: Mark Levison

Quote of the day:
“You’re never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true.” -Richard Bach

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 – 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