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 – 7 May 2021

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9 Roadblocks to Success
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Limiting Beliefs About Evolutionary Design
Written by: Bill Wake

How To Compete In A New Era Of Innovation
Written by: Greg Satell

Your Leadership Is Contagious—Whether You Know It Or Not
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Are you really a Test Coach?
Written by: Maria Kedemo

Quote of the day:
“Sometimes it seems safer to hold it all in, where the only person who can judge is yourself.” -Sarah Dessen

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Five Blogs – 30 March 2021

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Weak Leaders – Part Four
Written by: Steve Keating

Understanding Design Patterns in Test Automation: Factory Method Pattern
Written by: Biswajit Pattanayak

Quantifying the cost of fixing vs. preventing bugs
Written by: Lynda Gaines

Will We Have to File a Flight Plan?
Written by: Peter Varhol

Test Flakiness – One of the main challenges of automated testing (Part II)
Written by: George Pirocanac

Quote of the day:
“The only way to avoid being left behind was to start moving” -Jojo Moyes

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Five Blogs – 12 March 2021

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How I use Time Blocking (or calendar blocking) to get things done
Written by: Rob Lambert

DevOps demands quality engineering. Is your team ready?
Written by: Gerie Owen

Disaster Strikes! A Design Dead End
Written by: Bill Wake

How Fools and Novices Gain Wisdom
Written by: Dan Rockwell

3 Serverless Strategies to Look for in 2021
Written by: Satyam Chaturvedi

Quote of the day:
“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams” -Les Brown

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Five Blogs – 5 March 2021

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How the Best Leaders Build Trust at Work
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Why You Should Be More Proactive and Less Reactive, and How to Do So
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Forget SOLID. Say Hello To SHOC Principles for Modular Design.
Written by: Jason Gorman

Why Testers Will Have Their Place In Software Teams
Written by: Venkat Ramakrishnan

Who is the Customer?
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“Failure we can do alone. Success always takes help.” -Thomas Fuller

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Five Blogs – 12 February 2021

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Participative Relationships: Co-Create the Experience with Customers
Written by: Annette Franz

List-Like Objects – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Fast, Efficient and Effective Cross Browser Testing
Written by: Michael Battat

Tester’s Diary: Making a Difference
Written by: Rachel Kibler

Top 10 Must-Haves for Test Automation
Written by: Shristi Patni

Quote of the day:
“In order to change my reality, or my future, I need to change the way I think.” -Aleksandra Zaric

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Five Blogs – 2 November 2020

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State Machines, Part 3: Direct Code
Written by: Bill Wake

We Forgot About “Test Design”: The Essential QA Skill
Written by: Niall Lynch

Free Speech and Social Media
Written by: Peter Varhol

4 New Ways to Reenergize Workers at Home
Written by: Peter Cohan

A zero bug policy (1/n)
Written by: Nelis Boucké

Quote of the day:
“All the darkness of the night is no match for a single candle that refuses to die out” -Nikita Gill

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Five Blogs – 20 October 2020

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Names and Identities Change – You Should Design for That
Written by: Mattie Behrens

Planning for a Better 2021 – The “As Is”
Written by: Steve Keating

COVID-19 revealed a shocking fact about leadership
Written by: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

How to Get Started with Performance Testing: The Basics And A Little More
Written by: Johanna South

Testing at the UI Level
Written by: Aleksandr Chistiakov

Quote of the day:
“Adults follow paths. Children explore.” -Neil Gaiman

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Five Blogs – 10 April 2020

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Wanted urgently: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims
Written by: Alicia Lee

3 test design principles to get you to continuous integration
Written by: Melissa Benua

5 Ways to Stimulate Cash Flow in a Downturn
Written by: Eddie Yoon and Christopher Lochhead

How to Lead in Times of Crisis
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Regression testing isn’t only about repetition
Written by: Chris Kenst

Quote of the day:
“If they do not want you as you are, they do not deserve to have you.” -Julie Plec

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Five Blogs – 17 March 2020

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What Happens When Your Career Becomes Your Whole Identity
Written by: Janna Koretz

Who Tests the Testing
Written by: Peter G. Walen

When Pundits Say That Robots Will Take Our Jobs, Remember These 4 Things
Written by: Greg Satell

Reality-Driven Testing in Agile Projects
Written by: Robert Sabourin

Creating UI Automation that is Focused, Reliable and Fast
Written by: Nikolay Advolodkin

Quote of the day:
“There are always loose ends in real life” -Robert Galbraith

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