Five Blogs – 13 July 2020

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

For RPA to succeed
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

Stuck in the Middle
Written by: James Thomas

Tear Down Your Automation Silos
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

How to Know You’re About To Make A Bad Leadership Decision
Written by: Lolly Daskal

How Do Successful Workplaces Look Like
Written by: Rachel Eleza

Quote of the day:
“Get a good night’s sleep. That usually fixes it.” -Haruki Murakami

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Five Blogs – 9 July 2020

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8 Signs of Good Work Culture – Even at a Remote Company
Written by: James Dorian

Testing Can Be A Risky Business
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Why You Need to Stop Pushing Yourself So Hard at Work
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Complex Adaptive Systems: a primer for ITSM
Written by: Jon Stevens-Hall

Learning Test Automation from Scratch: Journey of the (Automation) Hero
Written by: The Free Range Tester

Quote of the day:
“I’m learning that hurt gives you courage, that faith gives you a foundation, that closing your eyes and letting life happen gives you peace.” -Marisa Donnelly

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Five Blogs – 19 June 2020

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How To Set Smart(ish) Goals For Testers Part 1
Written by: Thomas Cagley

5 Reasons Why Product Managers Should Have a Close Relationship With Software Testers
Written by: Daniel Knott

I’m a musician, that shall make me a better tester
Written by: Pekka Marjamäki

Keys to Becoming a Better Coach
Written by: Randy Conley

Be Your Best Advocate: How to Track Your Career Value
Written by: Dee Ann Pizzica

Quote of the day:
“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good.” -Mel Robbins

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Five Blogs – 14 May 2020

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The Focus Of Process Improvement In Agile Organizations
Written by: Thomas Cagley

When Is the Right Time to Invest in Test Automation
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

Old Testing Must Die
Written by: Peter G. Walen

Leave Your Door Open When You’re Leading Remotely
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Overcoming Four Common Problems with Retrospectives
Written by: Mike Cohn

Quote of the day:
“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” -Gina Rodriguez

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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 – 16 April 2020

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

Is It Safe to Tell Continuous Testing Your Secrets?
Written by: Cameron Laird

Dependability In Software Development: Preparing For Life After COVID-19
Written by: Thomas Cagley

How mutation testing improves quality
Written by: Rik Marselis

Reporting Up: Fostering Communication That Builds Trust
Written by: Dee Ann Pizzica

How Leaders Solve the Biggest Problem-Solving Problems
Written by: Scott Cochrane

Quote of the day:
“I mean, we’re all trying to find out who the hell we are, aren’t we?” -Robert Ludlum

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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 – 13 March 2020

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Oh No! I Can’t Get My Test Automation Scripts To Pass!
Written by: Paul Grizzaffi

Simple Checklist: Are They A Team?
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Waterfall Vs Agile Career Planning
Written by: Karlo Smid

How to Talk to Your Boss About a Problem
Written by: HBR Ascend Staff

Which Risks Can You Manage?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“When you have fought so hard to get back on your feet, don’t ever go back to the people who knocked you down.” -Steven Aitchison

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Five Blogs – 10 March 2020

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The Power of Getting Clarity
Written by: Leo Babauta

6 Phrases Weak People Always Use When They Are Planning to Fail
Written by: John Brandon

SDET to SRE: Resources to make the transition
Written by: Evan Niedojadlo

Test Everything, The Variables
Written by: Karlo Smid

Guest Post: Why are Team Charters more than just identifying roles?
Written by: Jeremy Berriault

Quote of the day:
“Just a reminder: Your light is not dependent on others awareness of it” -Joel L. Daniels

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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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