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 – 28 December 2020

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Deploying at Eaze
Written by: Chris Dickinson

Anticipation vs. Anxiety
Written by: Mike Vardy

Building a Builder – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Leaving the World Better Than We Found It
Written by: Jason Little

Amplify possibility
Written by: Seth Godin

Quote of the day:
“Fight with all you have. Tomorrow is always a better day.” -Rita L.

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Five Blogs – 26 July 2018

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

Why You Should Let Employees Personalize Their Job Descriptions
Written by: Vivek Bapat

Software Testing Anti-patterns
Written by: Kostis Kapelonis

Courage: 5 Ways to Show Up Stronger (Even When You’re Scared)
Written by: Selvia

Productivity Tips to Steal From Google Employees
Written by: Kayla Matthews

Cynefin for Everyone!
Written by: Liz Keogh

Quote of the day:
“I’m out on my own, making my way. Trying to be someone that I can be proud of one day.” -Jack Savoretti

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Five Blogs – 23 February 2017

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

Opening windows to possibility and creativity
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

What is LegoAutomation?
Written by: Richard Bradshaw

Five Models for Making Sense of Complex Systems
Written by: Christina Wodtke

Thank you for finding the bug I missed.
Written by: Pete Houghton

A Recent Encounter with Dark Patterns
Written by: Nicola Owen

Quote of the day:
“The beauty of things must be… that they end” -Jack Kerouac

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Five Blogs – 22 April 2016

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

The New Pattern for Quality Automation
Written by: Matt Griscom

Onshore , offshore and me
Written by: Bhagya Mudiyanselage

This Graphic Reveals 10 Cognitive Biases That Shape Our Thinking, With Examples
Written by: Alan Henry

10 Questions To Ask When Choosing Leaders
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Innovation Starts — And Ends — With Mindset
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be constantly fearing you will make one” -Elbert G. Hubbard

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Five Blogs – 24 March 2016

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

Your Desire to Get Things Done Can Undermine Your Effectiveness
Written by: Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats

Make Big Strides with Small Steps
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

The eyes in back of your head
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Patterns That Served You Well In The Past
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Learning pathways for testers
Written by: Sławomir Radzymiński

Quote of the day:
“If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention” -Will Durst

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Five Blogs – 12 May 2015

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

Is Perfectionism Causing You to Miss Out on Life’s Joy?
Written by: Martina McGowan

New Leaders – Get Good Information and Build Relationships
Written by: Bruce Rhoades

Why Software Testers Wear Many Hats
Written by: Testuff

10 Ways Blogging Has Made Me More Productive
Written by: Craig Jarrow

The Problem With Patterns
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“The brain is full of lonely ideas, begging you to make sense of them” -Theodore Zeldin

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Five Blogs – 27 January 2015

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A new level of testing?
Written by: Huib Schoots

Two Incredibly Rare Skills That CEOs Look for in Employees
Written by: Quora

The Importance of Family in Career Decisions
Written by: Chantal Bechervaise

How GTD Supports your Behavior Patterns
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Speaking Easy, Part 1: Why it Matters
Written by: Eric Proegler

Quote of the day:
“We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” -Carlos Castaneda

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Five Blogs – 3 November 2014

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

Emotions at Work: Using Your Emotional Intelligence
Written by: Dana Theus

Productivity for the Depressed
Written by: J. B. Rainsberger

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters
Written by: Steve Tobak

Innovation Tools: Pattern Forming
Written by: Simon Knight

Build a change platform, not a change program
Written by: Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini

Quote of the day:
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think” -Margaret Mead

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Five Blogs – 1 July 2014

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Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback
Written by: Sarah Green

Could we move from testers learning to code to testers learning?
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

A discussion on do testers really need to code
Written by: John Stevenson

Cynefin as a filter of perception. – Part One of N
Written by: Chris Matts

A Little About Patterns
Written by: Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob)

Quote of the day:
“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others” -Robert Louis Stevenson

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