Five Blogs – 8 May 2012

Five Blogs – 8 May 2012

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

Developers Aren’t Really Testing
Written by: Brian Gerhardt

Test Responsibility
Written by: Alan Page

Test everything…or not.
Written by: Benjamin Yaroch

A Jobseeker’s Starting Guide to Twitter
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Let’s Test: If it’s not context-driven, you can’t do it here
Written by: Markus Gärtner

EXTRA:

Choosing the correct test level is not easy
Written by: Pascal Dufour

Quote of the day:
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.'” -Lao Tzu

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Five Blogs – 2 May 2012

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

Learning from a 5 year old who’s Testing the World
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

TEST is a four letter word
Written by: Brent M. Jensen

Rethinking the Service Desk – II
Written by: Matt Heusser

On Managing Testers, or Being a Coach
Written by: Pete Walen

Why most recruiters suck and what you can do about it
Written by: Steve Levy

Quote of the day:
“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” -J R Tolkien

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 – 3 April 2012

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

What Makes a Good Designer
Written by: Catherine Powell

Check In, Don’t Check Up
Written by: Mike Cohn

Testing Dojos in Kyiv, Ukraine
Written by: Markus Gärtner

Foreign Exchanges
Written by: John Bach

Of Oracles and Heuristics
Written by: Perze Ababa

EXTRA:

How To Enjoy A Testing Conference
Written by: Eric Jacobson

Quote of the day:
“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” -Paulo Coelho

Five Blogs – 1 April 2012

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

Dear Author
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Winning…
Written by: Jon Bach

How to Spot a Lemon Consultant
Written by: Bob Marshall

Introvert? Extrovert? Or Both?
Written by: Michael Larsen

The Long Way Round
Written by: Iain McCowatt

EXTRA:

5 things to tweet and 5 things NOT to tweet
Written by: Ross Dawson

Quote of the day:
“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?.” -Sydney J. Harris

Five Blogs – 28 March 2012

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

Where You’re Insecure
Written by: Catherine Powell

Elevator Optimization Challenge: Part 2
Written by: Tim Western

Functional testing heuristics – a systems perspective
Written by: Joris Meerts

My First Workliday Abroad
Written by: Rosie Sherry

18 challenge statements from Santhosh
Written by: Markus Gärtner

EXTRA:

The Happiest Jobs In America
Written by: Jacquelyn Smith

Quote of the day:
“The hardest part of any journey is taking that first step.” -Unknown

Five Blogs – 25 March 2012

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

Set Course For Awesome (as a ‘Career Tester’)
Written by: Adam Goucher

A piece of paper that’ll improve your team
Written by: Russell Smith

Learning from Tenali Raman’s crows …
Written by: Shrini Kulkarni

The Plight of the Introvert [A Rant]
Written by: Edward Amsden

Corner (of the Eye) Cases
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” -John F. Kennedy

Five Blogs – 20 March 2012

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

Actually, Failure Is An Option
Written by: Catherine Powell

Yo dawg, I herd you like ET
Written by: Claire Moss

Data Geek
Written by: Rob Lambert

Oops, I Did it Again
Written by: Alan Page

Changing the Ground
Written by: Fiona Charles

EXTRA:

The Digital Migrant Class – Matt’s Story
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” -Jim Rohn

Five Blogs – 16 March 2012

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

The Digital Migrant Class – I
Written by: Matt Heusser

So you’re a tester, but what’s your testing goal?
Written by: Amy

A Tester’s Commitments
Written by: Troy Hammond

Hiding behind numbers… the lower the better
Written by: David Greenlees

America’s 55-hour work weeks ruin workers’ lives and don’t produce extra value for employers
Written by: Cory Doctorow

EXTRA:

250 hours of practice – February/March
Written by: Arborosa

Quote of the day:
“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” -Henry Ford