Five Blogs – 12 May 2012

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

The Importance of Worth
Written by: John Stevenson

Please, stop calling us QA ninjas!
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

First Performance, Then Scale
Written by: Dmitri Melikyan

Testing efficiently becoming an increasing challenge for design challenges
Written by: Karim Sharf

How to become a better tester?
Written by: Jeroen Mengerink

Quote of the day:
“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” -Jimi Hendrix

Five Blogs – 1 May 2012

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

The Science of Exploratory Testing
Written by: David García Romero

In Praise of Complainers: Why Complaining Is Good
Written by: Kentin Waits

What Does a Browser Actually Do?
Written by: Catherine Powell

Bug Reports: Rhyme and Reason Bug Reports: Rhyme and Reason
Written by: James Thomas

On Controlling Testing, or Being the Boss
Written by: Pete Walen


WOTA (Write Once, Test Anywhere)
Written by: Michael Larsen

Quote of the day:
“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” -Peter F. Drucker

Five Blogs – 9 April 2012

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

Thoughts on Training
Written by: Tobias Mayer

Long To-Do List? Make a Not-Right-Now List
Written by: Frank Addante

The Tyranny of the Diff
Written by: Michael Feathers

What The Cloud Doesn’t Do
Written by: Alexander Haislip

The Shocking Truth about SMEs
Written by: Alex Adamopoulos


How to Ask a Question
Written by: Peter Wood

Quote of the day:
“Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.” -David Sarnoff

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


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 – 30 March 2012

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

I am a Business Analyst. Where do I fit on our SCRUM team?
Written by: Michael Caspar

Implicit thought process made explicit
Written by: Martijn de Vrieze

The Tough Life of a Games Tester
Written by: Jimmy Thang

Three Rules for Innovation Teams
Written by: Harry West

The Cloud – Trend, fad, reality? Yes.
Written by: Eric D. Brown

Quote of the day:
“It doesn’t matter where you’re coming from. All that matters is where you are going to.” -Stephen Covey

Five Blogs – 13 March 2012

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

/Estimating/ is often helpful. /Estimates/ are often not.
Written by: Esther Derby

Learning from mistakes with BDD
Written by: Andrew Jutton

My Kingdom for an Even Keel?
Written by: Michael Larsen

Before You Create Your Next Presentation
Written by: Naomi Karten

Technical debt comes in various varieties
Written by: George Dinwiddie


The One-Page Career Cheat Sheet
Written by: Chris Guillebeau

Quote of the day:
“Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” -Albert Einstein

Five Blogs – 1 March 2012

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

You might not be context-driven
Written by: Russ Poole

In Support of Context-driven Principles
Written by: Michael Larsen

On Metrics & Myths or Your Facts are From the Land of Make Believe
Written by: Pete Walen

Stop Being Scared On The Job
Written by: Rich Gee

Testing Turtles
Written by: Phil Kirkham


A Guide to Fighting the Monsters
Written by: Adam Lasky

Quote of the day:
“The color of truth is gray.” -Andre Gide

Five Blogs – 12 February 2012

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

Know your damages!
Written by: Ewald Roodenrijs

This is not a manifesto: Valuing Throughput over Utilisation
Written by: Antony Marcano

Edison vs. Tesla: two approaches to problem solving
Written by: Scott Berkun

The Watershed Moment
Written by: Michael Larsen

Why Being Sleepy and Drunk Are Great for Creativity
Written by: Jonah Lehrer

Quote of the day:
The most important thing about having goals is having one -Geoffrey F. Albert