Five Blogs – 29 April 2012

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

Coderetreat goes testautomation
Written by: Markus Gärtner

What are Non-Obvious Systemic Constraints?
Written by: Bob Marshall

Do I want to write this?
Written by: Thomas Ponnet

Stop them or let them fail?
Written by: Marcin Floryan

10 Powerful Strategies to Build Your Confidence
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Quote of the day:
“If you want to conquer fear, dont sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale Carnegie

Five Blogs – 28 April 2012

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

Rapid exploratory website testing …
Written by: TestSheep

Devil in the Detail I
Written by: Iain McCowatt

“Idiot Scripts”
Written by: David Greenlees

Test automation in Agile
Written by: Jeroen Mengerink

Mind The Gap: Innovation, Three Key Battlefields
Written by: Sheri Mackey

Quote of the day:
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

Five Blogs – 21 April 2012

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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 – 18 April 2012

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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 – 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 – 5 April 2012

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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 – 2 April 2012

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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 – 26 March 2012

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Silent Evidence in Testing
Written by: Simon Morley

Coaching Personas
Written by: Phil Parker

Gridin’it again
Written by: Tim Koopmans

Questionnaires
Written by: Bob Marshall

Build a Cache, not a Stash
Written by: George Dinwiddie

Quote of the day:
“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.” -Unknown

Five Blogs – 11 March 2012

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Follow the Crumbs
Written by: Michael Larsen

What Makes a Mindset?
Written by: Bob Marshall

Weinberg on more than writing – the Fieldstone method
Written by: Pradeep Soundararajan

Stop Stealing Dreams
Written by: Seth Godin

Elevator Optimization Challenge
Written by: Timothy Western

Quote of the day:
“There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.” -Denis Waitley

Five Blogs – 10 March 2012

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

Context-Driven Testing Crossroads: Addendum
Written by: Scott Barber

The status is not quo
Written by: Claire Moss

A Dude’s Thoughts for Testing Education
Written by: Michael Larsen

The Linear Filter Trap
Written by: Simon Morley

There Wouldn’t Be any Fat People Left if the Machines finally Took over
Written by: Ilari Aegerter

Quote of the day:
“Don’t get too smart with your metrics, you’ll be guessing to much” -Unknown