Five Blogs – 24 May 2021

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

Why Being a Self Serving Leader is So Dangerous
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Balance in Test Automation
Written by: Peter G. Walen

Hire Ground
Written by: James Thomas

How to Prove That You’re Dependable
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

The Reward for Growing People
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“What made you sad is just as important as with what made you happy” -Juansen Dizon

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Five Blogs – 9 February 2021

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

4 Ways to Generate Quick Test Ideas
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Second Hand Opinions
Written by: Steve Keating

The Three Types of Requirements on Any Project
Written by: Mike Cohn

How to Avoid the Costs of Employee Turnover
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Overcome Resistance to Change: Magnets or Bowling Balls
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Quote of the day:
“Your worst qualities can also be your best, so try to utilize them in a positive way.” -Gillian Zoe Segal

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Five Blogs – 21 May 2019

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

You should be doing parameterised testing
Written by: Richard D Jones

When Do You Need to Hire a Software Tester
Written by: Sofia Palamarchuk

Product Roles, Part 5: Component Teams to Create Slices
Written by: Johanna Rothman

AI Test Challenge
Written by: Jeff Nyman

Serious Communication
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Growth is simply learning how to suffer, gracefully, elegantly, constantly moving and traveling without letting your pain tear you apart.” -Nikita Gill

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Five Blogs – 3 April 2019

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

The power of Session Based Exploratory Testing
Written by: Raj Subramanian

10 Vital Traits to Look for In People You Hire
Written by: Lolly Daskal

This Too Shall Pass: Disposable Test Automation
Written by: Elizabeth Zagroba

A Beginner’s Guide to Test Automation
Written by: Angela Riggs

DevTestOps: It’s alive, but what can testers do to make it alive AND kicking into overdrive
Written by: Toyer Mamojee

Quote of the day:
“Many are called but few get up” -Oliver Herford

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Five Blogs – 24 January 2018

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

The gamification of Software Testing
Written by: Pete Houghton

10 Misguided Reasons Not To Hire Testers
Written by: Kate Paulk

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making
Written by: Walter Frick

Attributes of a Good Mentor
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Learning Programming Test-Driven
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“Like so many unfortunate events in life, just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.” -Lemony Snickett

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Five Blogs – 8 January 2018

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

It’s hard to stay motivated. It’s really hard.
Written by: Joey Clover

Cynefin and the Greek Square
Written by: Anders Dinsen

How To Think Like a Software Tester
Written by: One Man

Hiring Me: An Un-Marketing Message
Written by: James Bach

My Automation’s Not Finding Bugs, But That’s OK
Written by: Paul Grizzaffi

Quote of the day:
“Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action” -Paul J. Meyer

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Five Blogs – 3 October 2017

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

Should I test at the GUI Level or the API Level?
Written by: Alan Richardson

Deeper Testing (3): Testability
Written by: Michael Bolton

Survive and Thrive as a Lone Tester
Written by: Jess Ingrassellino

Lessons Learned in Corporate Training
Written by: Matt Heusser

Employers May Soon Base Hiring Decisions on Your Social Media Posts. Will They “Like” You?
Written by: Beth Leslie

Quote of the day:
“All this hoping for nothing-or someone-that’s maybe hopeless” -Rachel Cohn

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Five Blogs – 20 July 2017

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

The Dynamics of Outsource Testing
Written by: Justin Rohrman

DevOps Hiring Explained In 10 Points
Written by: Aymen El Amri

When Goals Matter
Written by: Steve Keating

Sharing vs. Storytelling: What Separates Consumer Generations and How to Connect Them
Written by: Olivia Ledbetter

Cynefin and Software Testing – Chaos
Written by: Ben Kelly

Quote of the day:
“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” -Blaise Pascal

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Five Blogs – 11 November 2016

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

Internal Hires Need Orientation Too
Written by: Lisa Sterling

My Purpose
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

4 Characteristics That Set Successful People Apart
Written by: LaRae Quy

5 Attributes Which Increase Your Paycheck
Written by: Beth Leslie

4 tips for making high-stakes leadership decisions
Written by: Jennifer V. Miller

Quote of the day:
“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong” -Voltaire

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Five Blogs – 29 September 2015

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

Multitasking Is Bad, Multiprojecting Is Good
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Hire People, Not Skills
Written by: Aarron Walter

Volkswagen and the Era of Cheating Software
Written by: Zeynep Tufekci

Design Thinking – Putting the Customer at the Heart of Development
Written by: MindTools

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves
Written by: Matt Straz

Quote of the day:
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing–that’s why we recommend it daily” -Zig Ziglar

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