Five Blogs – 2 July 2020

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

Seven practises to expand your software testing skills
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Testing is like…
Written by: Lena Wiberg

Tester’s Diary: Five Experiments for Reducing Rework
Written by: Rachel Kibler

Did You Really MEAN to Say That?
Written by: Steve Keating

8 Tips for Testing in a Containerized Landscape
Written by: Cameron Laird

Quote of the day:
“Don’t settle. Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” -Chris Brogan

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Five Blogs – 15 June 2020

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Software Development Organizations: Preparing for Life After COVID-19 (Part 2)
Written by: Thomas Cagley

The Missing Test Automation Skills
Written by: Peter G. Walen

Testing with Feature Toggles
Written by: Louise Gibbs

How does your company help facilitate UI testing?
Written by: Christina Cardoza

Why We Test
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Quote of the day:
“But you don’t know what you can do until you try it. And trying is the reason you’re here.” -Maria Dahvana Headley

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Five Blogs – 15 May 2020

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30 Questions You Can Ask Yourself to Improve Your Effectiveness
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Automation Coverage
Written by: Alan Richardson

3 Important Things to Contemplate During These Uncertain Times
Written by: Zach Morgan

The Importance of Conflict Resolution Skills
Written by: Steve Keating

Don’t “check” or “verify” in your tests
Written by: Gregory Paciga

Quote of the day:
“It’s okay if the most significant thing you did this year was get through it” -Carolyn Yates

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Five Blogs – 12 May 2020

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The Problem with Bug Reports
Written by: Peter G. Walen

Tester’s Diary: Be Brave and Read the Terms
Written by: Rachel Kibler

The Goal of Accountability
Written by: Steve Keating

Java Test Automation Good Practices
Written by: Corina Pip

The Essential Skill You Need To Be Successful
Written by: LaRae Quy

Quote of the day:
“A year from now you may wish you had started today” -Karen Lamb

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Five Blogs – 25 March 2020

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Simple Approaches To Build Trust On Remote Teams
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Critical thinking: six ways to sharpen your analytical skills
Written by: Emma Sue Prince

Not everybody can test
Written by: Paul Seaman

Tester’s Diary: A Healthy Dose of Humility
Written by: Rachel Kibler

We Are All Telecommuters Now – How’s That Going to Work? Rules for Success
Written by: Nick Morgan

Quote of the day:
“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” -Lao Tzu

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Five Blogs – 5 March 2020

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Bug Pipeline Reaction: Paul Szymkowiak and How Context-Driven Thinkers Talk
Written by: James Bach

3 Ways Smart People Embrace Risk
Written by: LaRae Quy

Making (and Keeping) Project Risk Visible
Written by: Payson Hall

Cynefin St David’s Day 2020 (1 of n)
Written by: Dave Snowden

How to Best Use Indispensable People
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Quote of the day:
“We can’t improve what we don’t assess” -Michael Hyatt

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Five Blogs – 13 January 2020

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Would Heu-risk it? Part 6: Allies
Written by: Lena Pejgan Wiberg

Skills Paradox
Written by: James Thomas

Leadership Derailers – Inability to Gain Advantage from Criticism
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Do Testers Need to Be Technical?
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

The Command Line, Demystified- Part II
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

Quote of the day:
“To enter into your own mind you need to be armed to the teeth” -Paul Valery

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Five Blogs – 7 January 2020

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Testing in the 2020’s: Postmodern
Written by: Jason Arbon

Today’s skill set hierarchy is about to change
Written by: Dorothy Dalton

2020: A Decade To Rediscover Our Humanity
Written by: Greg Satell

Four Ways to Keep Going When You Feel Like Quitting
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Zero to SME: Quickly Becoming Your Own Subject Matter Expert
Written by: Thomas Sullivan

Quote of the day:
“I no longer believe people change unless they’re working their asses off to change” -Whitney Cummings

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Five Blogs – 17 September 2019

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Communication is a skill
Written by: Guido Dechamps

Are These Toxic Ingredients Ruining Your Communication
Written by: Kate Nasser

Herds of One: Self-Herding
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Whole-Team Testing for Whole-Team Quality
Written by: Lalit Bhamare

How Product Managers Lose Trust
Written by: John Cutler

Quote of the day:
“I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.” -Mary Wortley Montagu

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Five Blogs – 26 Augustus 2019

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Prioritize Opportunities, Not Solutions
Written by: Teresa Torres

Five Prerequisites For Safely Saying No
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Let’s Go Deep! Part III: Internet Routing
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

An essential skill you need to be a successful leader
Written by: LaRae Quy

Note-Taking As A Skill For Testers
Written by: Moolya

Quote of the day:
“Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. The very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the source of what you are looking for.” -Joseph Campbell

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