Five Blogs – 9 June 2020

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

Someone else will do it
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

4 leadership lessons from Star Trek: Picard
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Smarter Ways to Handle Test Data
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

Tester’s Diary: Taking the Ego Out of Testing
Written by: Rachel Kibler

Not all bugs are created equal
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Quote of the day:
“Change comes from telling the truth, not telling people what they want to hear.” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 18 May 2020

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How to choose a programming language for test automation
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Seven Steps to Solve Any Coding Problem
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Four Goals of Testing Beyond Finding Defects
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Agile Process Improvement: Identifying improvement opportunities
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Four software lessons you can learn from HBO’s Silicon Valley
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Bad leaders care about who’s right. Good leaders care about what’s right.” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 12 May 2020

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The Problem with Bug Reports
Written by: Peter G. Walen

Tester’s Diary: Be Brave and Read the Terms
Written by: Rachel Kibler

The Goal of Accountability
Written by: Steve Keating

Java Test Automation Good Practices
Written by: Corina Pip

The Essential Skill You Need To Be Successful
Written by: LaRae Quy

Quote of the day:
“A year from now you may wish you had started today” -Karen Lamb

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Five Blogs – 6 May 2020

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4 Ways to Improve Communication in Agile Teams
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

How to Respond to Retest Requests without a Clear Bug Fix
Written by: Michael Stahl

Introduction to Consumer Contract Testing
Written by: Sai Krishna

Agile: Learning From Crooked Pictures On Wall
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Reporting and Notetaking
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.” -Alfred Sheinwold

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Five Blogs – 20 April 2020

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Debugging for Testers
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

3 Reasons Why Automation Will Not Save You
Written by: João Farias

JSON Web Token Validation Bypass in Auth0 Authentication API
Written by: Ben Knight

How Selenium Works: Episode 6 – sendKeys
Written by: David Burns

How Digital Contact Tracing Slowed Covid-19 in East Asia
Written by: Yasheng Huang, Meicen Sun and Yuze Sui

Quote of the day:
“You are more than a list of mistakes and if anyone tells you otherwise, let it be the last they make.” -Iain Thomas

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Five Blogs – 30 March 2020

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Cynefin St David’s Day (4 of 5)
Written by: Dave Snowden

8 Questions to Ask before Fixing a Defect
Written by: Richard Estra

Selenium Navigation Methods (Chapter 3)
Written by: Rex Jones II

5 tips when working with distributed testing teams
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

How To Lead Through Crisis
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.” -Ransom Riggs

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Five Blogs – 19 March 2020

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5 Ways To Build Courage And Competence For Difficult Conversations
Written by: Dawn Metcalfe

What does it take to find bugs?
Written by: Alan Richardson

Productivity is being disrupted by COVID-19. Are we prepared?
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Complexity in the time of COVID-19
Written by: Chris Corrigan

Figuring Out Your Regression Testing Strategy
Written by: Justin Rohrman

Quote of the day:
“Doing what scares you and overcoming it is one of the sweetest rewards in life” -Cassey Ho

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Five Blogs – 5 March 2020

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Bug Pipeline Reaction: Paul Szymkowiak and How Context-Driven Thinkers Talk
Written by: James Bach

3 Ways Smart People Embrace Risk
Written by: LaRae Quy

Making (and Keeping) Project Risk Visible
Written by: Payson Hall

Cynefin St David’s Day 2020 (1 of n)
Written by: Dave Snowden

How to Best Use Indispensable People
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“We can’t improve what we don’t assess” -Michael Hyatt

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Five Blogs – 3 March 2020

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Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers
Written by: Terry Heick

AI APIs: What are they and how to use them
Written by: Arlemi

How did you miss that bug?
Written by: Kim Engel

Conversation Starters that Enable Conflict Resolution
Written by: Dan Rockwell

How to create clear, collaborative user story maps
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“I believe that life is a very long race, one with a lot of good runs, and a few bad ones.” -Jeff Gordon

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Five Blogs – 2 March 2020

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Unclogging the Bug Pipeline
Written by: James Bach

Critical thinking: the art of asking questions
Written by: Emma Sue Prince

Managing vs Leading – Part Eight
Written by: Steve Keating

Stop Releasing Untested Defect Fixes into Production
Written by: Richard Estra

More Fun With Cypress
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Quote of the day:
“The goal is not to be perfect by the end. The goal is to be better today.” -Simon Sinek

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