Five Blogs – 12 January 2021

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

Just Drive
Written by: Mike Vardy

7+ Ways to Track User Stories
Written by: Bill Wake

Common search engine questions about testing #5: “Can you automate software testing?”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

How to Test Software in Startups – Idea vs Functional Testing
Written by: Jonas Menesklou

Is Living Documentation a good way to document
Written by: Dirk Rombauts

Quote of the day:
“We cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever. We must stand up and move on to the next action.” -Haruki Murakami

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Five Blogs – 17 December 2020

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Common search engine questions about testing #4: “How is software testing done?”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

How to Get and Remain Organized During Chaotic Times
Written by: Molly Stovold

Symptoms of a Victim Mentality
Written by: Frank Sonnenberg

Quality (Assurance) is Everyone’s Responsibility
Written by: Brijesh Deb

Seven Essentials for DevOps Success
Written by: Jagadish Anandhan

Quote of the day:
“Shut down the shoulds, and just be.” -Latasha Alcindor

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Five Blogs – 11 November 2020

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Our Stories Aren’t Getting Done: Taking More Work Into A Sprint
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Four Inputs of a Customer-Centric Culture Transformation
Written by: Annette Franz

Five 5 Why Fallacies to Avoid
Written by: Jon Miller

Bring Your Most Professional Self to Work
Written by: Dee Ann Pizzica

What Exactly Is Serverless?
Written by: Linda Ikechukwu

Quote of the day:
“You gotta be in the NOW to create and experience the WOW!” -Steve Maraboli

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Five Blogs – 5 October 2020

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Why senior engineers get nothing done
Written by: Swizec Teller

10 Years in Testing, 10 lessons – Lesson 9
Written by: Maaike Brinkhof

How To Deal With Endless Flow of Action Points?
Written by: Antti Niittyviita

Testing Strategy for Hyperconnected World of IoT
Written by: Rajni Singh

Are You Testing The Quality Into Your Software?
Written by: Richard Estra

Quote of the day:
“I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what that is.” -Ryan Gosling

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Five Blogs – 13 August 2020

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Directive or Non-directive Coaching: Why Everyone Needs To Know
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Is your GUI test automation framework up to snuff?
Written by: Nikolay Advolodkin

Part 1: Testing vs Quality Management – What is Testing?
Written by: Janet Gregory

8 Steps to Lift Yourself Out of a Coronavirus Career Rut
Written by: Ann Lloyd

What is Good Advice for a New Leader
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Quote of the day:
“Worrying will not do anything but make us feel worse than we already do” -Brianna Wiest

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Five Blogs – 5 February 2020

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There’s No Escaping Test Maintenance
Written by: Amy Reichert

Testing Microservices-Oriented Applications
Written by: Bob Reselman

Feeling Powerless at Work? Five Ideas to Help You Regain Control
Written by: Art Petty

Simple Checklist: Considerations Before Measuring Internal Customer Satisfaction
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Would Heu-risk it? Part 16: The Illusionist
Written by: Lena Wiberg

Quote of the day:
“If you focus on everything, you focus on nothing” -Ben Simo

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Five Blogs – 6 June 2019

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People-Pleasers: The Good, The Bad, and The Fixable
Written by: Zach Morgan

Handling Authentication Requests with Selenium – Part 2: Using a Web Proxy for Basic Authentication
Written by: Jim Evans

The New Role of Test Assurance Officer and Test Coach
Written by: Jan Jaap Cannegieter and Han Niessing

A test tool secret
Written by: Matt Heusser

I am Tester, I am Developer
Written by: Duncan Nisbet

Quote of the day:
“Soon I will sleep, and my brain will begin to delete everything. Tomorrow I will go through it all again.” -S. J. Watson

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Five Blogs – 8 May 2019

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Compassion is needed in the workplace and this is what it looks like
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Collaboration requires TIME
Written by: Thomas Cagley

To Be a Good Tester, Just Do What No One Else Can
Written by: Matthew Heusser

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You
Written by: Michael Gervais

Will You Choose Alive Time or Dead Time?
Written by: Ryan Holiday

Quote of the day:
“The earth has never stopped moving, growing, evolving for anyone and neither should you.” -Nikita Gill

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Five Blogs – 18 January 2019

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Testing in production: Yes, you can (and should)
Written by: Charity Majors

Making the Case for Usability Testing in Agile Projects
Written by: Nishi Grover Garg

Keep Big Things Small
Written by: Jon Mertz

The Task at Hand vs The Time on Hand
Written by: Mike Vardy

3L’s of Self-Directed Learning: Insights from My TEDx Talk
Written by: Tanmay Vora

Quote of the day:
“Don’t talk about what you don’t know” -Alton Brown

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Five Blogs – 17 December 2018

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Revisiting User Story Maps
Written by: Thomas Cagley

90% of coaching is self-coaching
Written by: Seth Godin

Using Ansible to Orchestrate an Ephemeral Performance Testing Environment
Written by: Bob Reselman

Using Decision Tables for Clear, Well-Designed Testing
Written by: Josh Giller

Seven Microservices Anti-patterns
Written by: Vijay Alagarasan

Quote of the day:
“The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone” -Oswald Chambers

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