Five Blogs – 15 September 2021

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

Scripts, Snippets and Functions: Less Brittle Test Code with More Productivity
Written by: Cameron Laird

The Basics of Microservices
Written by: Abhishek Chauhan

What’s Impeding Change In Your Business?
Written by: Annette Franz

Solving The Productivity Puzzle
Written by: Greg Satell

The Power of Three Plans
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“Original does not mean good” -Bo Burnham

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Five Blogs – 17 August 2021

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New Feature Development: Working with a Quality Coach
Written by: Kim Engel

The Ideal Test Plan
Written by: James Thomas

5 Ways to Defend Against Supply Chain Cyberattacks
Written by: Jennifer Gregory

Monitoring Microservices – Part 1: Observability
Written by: Anderson Carvalho

On Work and Life
Written by: Peter Varhol

Quote of the day:
“You’re not a bad person because you want to be yourself” -Jodi Picoult

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Five Blogs – 8 June 2021

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Some thoughts on freelancing, working from home and next steps in my career
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

Software Tester or Lazy Developer?
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

On Inattentional Blindness and Popular Culture
Written by: Peter Varhol

Stop Writing Overdone Test Plans
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

The Remote Work Genie is Out of the Bottle
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“You’ve got to try and take things to the next level, or you’ll just get stuck in a rut.” -Ozzy Osbourne

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Five Blogs – 1 February 2021

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

Optimising serverless for BBC Online
Written by: Johnathan Ishmael

How we used parallel CI/CD jobs to increase our productivity
Written by: Miguel Rincon

How To Create A Plan For Solving A Problem Using Phoenix Checklist Thinking Tool
Written by: Karlo Smid

Questionable Advice: “How do I feel worthwhile as a manager when my people are doing all the implementing?”
Written by: Charity Majors

Quote of the day:
“Work hard. Success won’t just knock on your door, you need to lure it and give it reasons why it should knock in the first place.” -E.J. Cenita

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Five Blogs – 26 June 2020

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How to Recognize A Strong Leader In A Group Of People
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Self-Deception: Feeling Right and Being Wrong
Written by: Dan Rockwell

“No”​ is what will create YOU out of you
Written by: Rihab Loukil

Selenium Switch Methods (Chapter 5)
Written by: Rex Jones II

3 Tips to Build a Remote Testing Plan
Written by: Dan Cagen

Quote of the day:
“Your life is your life. You haven’t lost it. It’s just different now.” -Joseph Fink

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Five Blogs – 11 July 2019

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Do things that don’t scale
Written by: Chris Kenst

4 Approaches of Great Problem-Solvers who Lead
Written by: Art Petty

3 Simple Habits to Improve Your Critical Thinking
Written by: Helen Lee Bouygues

How To Be Resilient When Times Get Tough
Written by: LaRae Quy

Test Your Vision: A Resource for Leaders
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Quote of the day:
“The beginning is always today” -Mary Shelley

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Five Blogs – 13 December 2018

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Testing Yourself
Written by: Michael Feathers

There is No Requirement to Plan
Written by: Steve Keating

Retrospectively…
Written by: Paul Seaman

The Cold Start Problem
Written by: John Cutler

How to Overcome Your Fear of Failure
Written by: Susan Peppercorn

Quote of the day:
“A goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot” -Joe Vitale

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Five Blogs – 5 March 2018

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Agile Transformation: See Your System and Culture, Part 3
Written by: Johanna Rothman

What to pack when you go bug hunting?
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It
Written by: John Coleman

When Being A Workaholic Is a Good Thing
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Four Simple yet Powerful Affirmations to Live Your Best Life
Written by: Alli Polin

Quote of the day:
“As far as I could see, life demanded skills I didn’t have.” -Susanna Kaysen

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Five Blogs – 8 February 2018

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The Importance of Initiative
Written by: Steve Keating

How To Write A Software Test Plan
Written by: Richard C Paterson

Four Types of Organizational Culture
Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner

Of All The Things I Remember
Written by: Melissa Eaden

The False Choice Between Automation and Jobs
Written by: Michael Spence and James Manyika

Quote of the day:
“There’s nothing wrong with not understanding yourself” -Jonathan Safran Foer

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Five Blogs – 27 November 2017

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3 Ways to Plan Testing
Written by: Jess Ingrassellino

The missing link between testing and automation
Written by: Viktor Slavchev

All Pain, No Gain: Why the High-Intensity Training Obsession Has Failed Us All
Written by: Joel Jamieson

Unit Testing Doesn’t Affect Codebases the Way You Would Think
Written by: Erik Dietrich

Test cases are a great tool. But not for finding bugs
Written by: Antti Niittyviita

Quote of the day:
“In our deepest moments we say the most inadequate things” -Edna O’Brien

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