Five Blogs – 31 July 2020

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

Don’t test with production data
Written by: Bart Vanparys

A Testopsy: Learning from Performance
Written by: Michael Bolton

Selenium 4 Relative Locators
Written by: Rex Jones II

The Selection Problem
Written by: Peter G. Walen

How Do You Find the Courage to Take the First Step?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“Sorrow looks back. Worry looks around. Faith looks up.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Five Blogs – 6 July 2020

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

How to Break Your Bad Leadership Habits
Written by: Lolly Daskal

How Do We Operate When We Can’t See the Finish Line?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

How to Identify Your Core Values and Live with More Meaning
Written by: Shannon Kaiser

Learning about Learning
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Raise Your Exploratory Testing Game
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Quote of the day:
“Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” -Dwayne Johnson

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Five Blogs – 17 June 2020

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Are Best Practices Really The Best
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Software Development Organizations: Preparing for Life After COVID-19 (Part 3)
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Don’t Let Teamwork Get in the Way of Agility
Written by: Elaine Pulakos and Robert B. (Rob) Kaiser

A Primer on Continuous Testing
Written by: Vasudevan Swaminathan

Do We Bounce Back or Bounce Forward?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“Stop feeling sorry for yourself. Stay the course, but also plot another one. Adapt.” -Nesryn Faliq

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Five Blogs – 16 June 2020

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Learning from Mistakes
Written by: Steve Keating

Why Setting Priorities Is a Core Agile Practice
Written by: Jeffery Payne

Fighting Defect Clusters in Software Testing
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Training an Exploratory Tester from the Ground Up
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Simple Choices Give Direction to Your Leadership
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Quote of the day:
“Build tests into a program from the beginning” -Jessica Hellwig

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Five Blogs – 31 July 2019

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

Why Middle Management Is The Ultimate Agility Killer
Written by: Mike MacIsaac

From Blocked to Rocked: Choosing the Positive Perspective
Written by: Justin Kanoya

Socratic Questions, Not A Silver Bullet
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Why You Shouldn’t Use Cucumber for API Testing
Written by: Byron Katz

In Charge of Testing
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

Quote of the day:
“Someone must say the unsayable” -Meryl Streep (as ‘Margaret Thatcher’ in the movie ‘The Iron Lady’)

Five Blogs – 18 January 2019

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

Testing in production: Yes, you can (and should)
Written by: Charity Majors

Making the Case for Usability Testing in Agile Projects
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Keep Big Things Small
Written by: Jon Mertz

The Task at Hand vs The Time on Hand
Written by: Mike Vardy

3L’s of Self-Directed Learning: Insights from My TEDx Talk
Written by: Tanmay Vora

Quote of the day:
“Don’t talk about what you don’t know” -Alton Brown

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Five Blogs – 26 March 2018

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Mood and Productivity Have a Strong Relationship. Here’s What We Know about It
Written by: Warren Fowler

Individual bonus – a simple but ineffective motivation medicine
Written by: Bjarte Bogsnes

Choosing Ease Over Easy: Living In the Flow of Life
Written by: Justin Kanoya

Automation for the People
Written by: Jeremy Lott

Continual Planning: The Driver of Continuous Testing, Integration and Delivery
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“May my heart be kind, my mind fierce, and my spirit brave.” -Kate Forsyth

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Five Blogs – 15 March 2018

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Why You Should Always Keep a Fix It List
Written by: Craig Jarrow

Five Leadership Empowerment Strategies
Written by: Terri Klass

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help
Written by: Dan Cable

Getting Everyone on the Same Page (Does More Harm Than Good)
Written by: Lolly Daskal

When Good Isn’t Good Enough
Written by: Maya James

Quote of the day:
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” -Stephen Hawking

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Five Blogs – 16 November 2017

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Learning Theory
Written by: Richard Millwood

The value of human, exploratory testing
Written by: David Heinemeier Hansson

72 hour “Deep Work” Week
Written by: Raj Subramanian

The Frustration of “Too Much Choice”
Written by: Michael Larsen

Fake Agile
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Quote of the day:
“Words are alive; cut them and they bleed” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Five Blogs – 21 April 2017

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

5 Tips To Build A Strong Mindset
Written by: LaRae Quy

The Power of 3 Simple Words
Written by: Molly Page

The Shadow Side of Leadership
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don’t
Written by: Lolly Daskal

What happens when a city decides to become smart?
Written by: Katie McCrory

Quote of the day:
“Be satisfied with needs instead of wants” -Tenton Sioux

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