Five Blogs – 30 March 2021

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

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 – 6 November 2020

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How to Make Remote Employees Feel Included
Written by: Lena Linetti

How to Deal with Automating Tests for Third-Party Integrations
Written by: Dennis Martinez

What Lifecycle or Agile Approach Fits Your Context? Part 6, Create Your Agile Approach
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Planning for a Better 2021 – The “Follow-Up”
Written by: Steve Keating

State Machines, part 4: Testing
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“It’s only a sure defeat when you stop trying” -Ann Aguirre

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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 – 23 October 2020

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A Naïve Request from Management
Written by: Michael Bolton

Context-Driven, or What?
Written by: James Thomas

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Boost Employee Morale
Written by: Rachel Eleza

State Machines, Part 2: Interpreter Code
Written by: Bill Wake

A Balancing Act: Finding a Place for Exploratory Testing
Written by: Elizabeth Zagroba

Quote of the day:
“Do what you must; let happen what may.” -Pierre Hadot

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Five Blogs – 19 October 2020

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Adventures in Node: Default Parameters
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Who is an SDET? Birth of the SDET Role
Written by: Aniruddha Biswas

State Machines: Part 1, Principles
Written by: Bill Wake

Contractor Life – Pt 4: Making Success
Written by: Pete Walen

Is Test Case Obsolete In Modern Testing
Written by: Karlo Smid

Quote of the day:
“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” -Stephen King

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Five Blogs – 27 August 2020

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Machine learning reveals role of culture in shaping meanings of words
Written by: Rachel Nuwer

To Be Successful Working from Home- Your Personality Matters
Written by: Lolly Daskal

4 Reasons Why You Hurt Your Own Strategies
Written by: Paul LaRue

How To Design Your Organization For Transformation
Written by: Greg Satell

Lessons from 15 years of bug bounties
Written by: Joe Uchill

Quote of the day:
“I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” -Charles Dickens

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Five Blogs – 6 February 2020

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Statement by the Association for Software Testing on Recent Difficulties with Iowa Caucus Tabulation Software
Written by: Eric Proegler

Blending Machine Learning and Hands-on Testing
Written by: James Farrier

Why we need to get rid of thought leaders
Written by: Adam Knight

How to Figure Out What Motivates Others
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Testability? Shhh!
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“Getting past difficult experiences takes more than just a positive attitude” -Iyanla Vanzant

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Five Blogs – 27 November 2019

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Why the retrospective prime directive is paramount
Written by: Marcus Hammarberg

It was the Creative Web that collapsed
Written by: Chris Kenst

In One Sentence, Define Quality, Bug, Testing
Written by: James Thomas

AI and Machine Learning: Revolutionizing App Development
Written by: Ashish Goyal

Testing in the Galaxy- Chapter 8: Life and Time Optimisation through I.Clones. Consideration of Complications and Scenarios
Written by: Anton Angelov

Quote of the day:
“The past does not cease to exist simply because we lose our memory of it” -Robert Pogue Harrison

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Five Blogs – 29 October 2019

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A Simpler Way of Using Machine Learning to Shift Testing Left
Written by: James Farrier

This is What Happens When Your Leadership Lacks Confidence
Written by: Lolly Daskal

The End: Lessons on Writing and Wisdom
Written by: Zach Morgan

How to create an effective test automation strategy
Written by: Albert Starreveld

Prioritizing and sequencing are not the same things
Written by: Marcus Hammarberg

Quote of the day:
“If it’s real, it will never be over.” -Yasmin Mogahed

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Five Blogs – 9 September 2019

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No delayering, No agility
Written by: Henk Venema

Data Science: Magic, Trend, or Status Quo?
Written by: Michael G. Solomon

Your Test Cases Are Slowing You Down
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

I test in prod
Written by: Charity Majors

Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning
Written by: Danilo Sato, Arif Wider and Christoph Windheuser

Quote of the day:
“You can’t know what an experience will mean to future you, until you are future you.” -John Green

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