Five Blogs – 15 September 2021

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

Scripts, Snippets and Functions: Less Brittle Test Code with More Productivity
Written by: Cameron Laird

The Basics of Microservices
Written by: Abhishek Chauhan

What’s Impeding Change In Your Business?
Written by: Annette Franz

Solving The Productivity Puzzle
Written by: Greg Satell

The Power of Three Plans
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“Original does not mean good” -Bo Burnham

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Five Blogs – 9 September 2021

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Programming is the Foundation for Automation
Written by: Rex Jones II

5 authentic actions to guide the significance of your life and career
Written by: Mike Horne

Creating an Architecture for Your Automated Tests
Written by: Corina Pip

The “But” Heuristic
Written by: Patrick Prill

The Economics of Disinformation
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“If you don’t use your experience, your past is wasted, and you are betraying yourself.” -Alan Shepard

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Five Blogs – 26 August 2021

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Alternatives to “Manual Testing”: Experiential, Attended, Exploratory
Written by: Michael Bolton

The Goal of Sprint Planning
Written by: Mike Cohn

Social Media, a Practitioner Perspective
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Managing Through Change? Employees Need to Know the Context
Written by: David Grossman

We Are Entering A New Era Of Innovation. Here’s What We Need To Do
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“Where there was hurt, there’s comfort. Where there was dark, there’s light.” -Ryan Hardy

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Five Blogs – 24 August 2021

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Is Your Organization Surviving Change — or Thriving in It?
Written by: John P. Kotter, Vanessa Akhtar and Gaurav Gupta

Let’s be Honest
Written by: Bob Marshall

Connecting Work And Education More Effectively
Written by: Adi Gaskell

When to use Mocking – Manager’s edition
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Who the heck is an SDET?
Written by: Gaurav Singh

Quote of the day:
“Your bad choices will end up being your best lessons” -Leena Sanders

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Five Blogs – 6 August 2021

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Bloggers Club: Implementing Change
Written by: Nicola Lindgren

Skipping Red: A Vulnerability of Test-Driven Development
Written by: Cameron Laird

All You Need is INVEST? No!
Written by: Bill Wake

Top Productivity Systems That Can Help With Personal Productivity
Written by: Rachel Eleza

How Would You Test A Text Field?
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“You can either experience pain willingly or unwillingly, and pain that’s embraced by choice is much easier to tolerate than pain that must be endured by consequence.” -Derek Doepker

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Five Blogs – 27 July 2021

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Anyone Can Have A Vision. Building Competence Is Often More Important
Written by: Greg Satell

Prioritization Problems: Risk Tolerance Mismatches
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Choosing Courage
Written by: Michael McKinney

Building the Business Case: No Pain, No Gain
Written by: Annette Franz

Automating security tests — how?
Written by: Team Merlin

Quote of the day:
“Becoming yourself is really hard and confusing, and it’s a process. It’s often not cool to be the person who puts themselves out there.” -Emma Watson

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Five Blogs – 30 June 2021

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your Direct Reports Weekly
Written by: Michael Hyatt

How to Stay Productive as You Return to the Office
Written by: Karin Hurt

Do you have to be negative to be a tester?
Written by: Alan Richardson

Leadership tip #9: See & Stop Micromanagement—Learn to Trust Instead
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Why Change Fails
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself” -Maya Angelou

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Five Blogs – 9 June 2021

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To Truly Change The World, You First Must Learn Something About It
Written by: Greg Satell

The Unexpected Dream Team: Testers and Customer Support
Written by: Dee Ann Pizzica

2 Steps to Become Your Aspirational Self And Still Be Your Real Self
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Automating Functional / End-2-End Tests Across Multiple Platforms
Written by: Anand Bagmar

3 Most Common Automated Testing Pitfalls
Written by: Dmytro Zaichenko

Quote of the day:
“If you lose all hope, you can always find it again.” -Richard Ford

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Five Blogs – 26 May 2021

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Build Trust by Sitting on The Same Side of The Table
Written by: Randy Conley

Ideating the Future-State Customer Experience
Written by: Annette Franz

34 Years in Testing
Written by: James Bach

How to Maximize Remote Meetings
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Leaving Life to Chance
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“Every good goal has a deadline” -Chris Guillebeau

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Five Blogs – 25 May 2021

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Why Do Most UI Test Automation Fail? (Part 3: Wrong Scripting Language)
Written by: Zhimin Zhan

Test tasks for automation engineers: do we need them?
Written by: Oleksandr Romanov

5 Ways to Speed up Your End-to-End Tests
Written by: Dennis Martinez

Why Change Management Has To Change
Written by: Greg Satell

An agile approach to strengthening any team
Written by: Yvette Francino

Quote of the day:
“Memories are meant to serve you, not enslave you.” -A.J. Darkholme

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