Five Blogs – 6 April 2021

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Automating Chaos Just Gives You Faster Chaos
Written by: Prashant Kumar

So you want to become a Test Automation Engineer?
Written by: Andrejs Doronins

Looking for Problems
Written by: Steve Keating

Leaders Should Make It Safe to Speak Up
Written by: Amy C. Edmondson Ph.D.

Modern Application Development
Written by: Ricardo Duncan Jr.

Quote of the day:
“This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.” -Michael Cunningham

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Five Blogs – 5 April 2021

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Exercises from my courses – Keeping your tests simple
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

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

True North and Life: An Allegory
Written by: Peter Varhol

The Conflated Exploratory Testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

An Overabundance of Planning
Written by: Bob Marshall

Quote of the day:
“Creativity thrives on constraints” -Jake Parker

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Five Blogs – 9 March 2021

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How Personal Development Efforts Can Help Leaders And Their Employees Grow
Written by: Albin Morgan

Death Isn’t the End
Written by: Leo Babauta

How To Avoid One of the Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make in Leading Change
Written by: Scott Cochrane

5 Reasons Why Test Automation Frameworks Tend To Fail
Written by: Jonathan Thompson

Team interaction modes
Written by: Jason Yip

Quote of the day:
“Yesterday is but today’s memory, tomorrow is today’s dream.” -Khalil Gibran

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Five Blogs – 26 February 2021

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Artefact Driven Delivery
Written by: Bob Marshall

The Urgency Illusion: Are You Running Around with Your Hair on Fire? Here’s Why!
Written by: Dan Rockwell

End to End Testing as a Test Strategist
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Software Testing Is Tedious. AI Can Help.
Written by: Matthew Lodge

Persuading the Unpersuadable
Written by: Adam Grant

Quote of the day:
“Mistakes are opportunities to grow” -Lecrae

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Five Blogs – 11 February 2021

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How Does Your Mental Health Influence Your Performance At Work?
Written by: Kevin Agius

How to Cultivate Psychological Safety at Your Workplace
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Root ’cause’ & complexity
Written by: Dave Snowden

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics
Written by: Allen Holub

Bog-Standard Testing
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over” -Guy Finley

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Five Blogs – 10 February 2021

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Skip test conditionally with Cypress
Written by: Filip Hric

We Need To Get Off The Silicon Valley Doomsday Machine
Written by: Greg Satell

Make Personal Development a Priority
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Be a Test-holic
Written by: Swati Sharma

Improving your test strategy analyzing the application architecture risks
Written by: Fernando Teixeira

Quote of the day:
“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.” -Paulo Coelho

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Five Blogs – 2 February 2021

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Common search engine questions about testing #8: “Can I learn software testing on my own?”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

The amusement park for the testers
Written by: Kinga Witko

Learning to Embrace Risk
Written by: Michael Hyatt

How Can You Know?
Written by: Steve Keating

Your Virtual Toolbox
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

Quote of the day:
“Every success story can be told in a series of failures.” -Sarah Manguso

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Five Blogs – 29 January 2021

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Where Two-Factor Authentication Falls Short
Written by: Eric Karkovack

Revisiting: The Basic Human Needs For Engagement
Written by: Tanmay Vora

What’s this about Micro-commits
Written by: Tim Ottinger

Time Theft and Productivity in the Age of COVID-19
Written by: Noah Rue

Primitives, Products, and Sums – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“Do not be afraid of hard work. It’s the means to build competence that leads to success.” -Francis Kong

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Five Blogs – 22 January 2021

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Career Reinvention Journal—”It’s Exciting Taking Back Control of My Career”
Written by: Art Petty

Stuff
Written by: Francisco Sáez

CI/CD/CT – Shift-Left and Shift-Right with Automated Continuous Testing
Written by: Liliya Frye

Bad Test Strategies and How You Can Avoid Them
Written by: Dennis Martinez

How Cypress can help non-technical team members automate tests
Written by: Paul de Witt

Quote of the day:
“We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace” -Amanda Gorman

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Five Blogs – 14 January 2021

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It’s Time to Focus on Projects, Not Ideas
Written by: Michael McKinney

How to Resolve the Roots of Disagreement
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

The Play, the points, and the biggest lie in software
Written by: Gojko Adzic

What Are Your Next Actions?
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Continuous Improvement – Disconnected
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“Doing the right thing doesn’t always make you feel good” -Tom Kirkman

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