Five Blogs – 20 April 2021

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Input Validation – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Reflections
Written by: Janet Gregory

Is talking about “scaling” human testing missing the point?
Written by: Lee Hawkins

Oblivious
Written by: Bob Marshall

The Digital Era Is Over. Long Live Innovation!
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won’t carry a quitter.” -Stephen King

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Five Blogs – 5 April 2021

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Exercises from my courses – Keeping your tests simple
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

Set-Like Objects – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

True North and Life: An Allegory
Written by: Peter Varhol

The Conflated Exploratory Testing
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

An Overabundance of Planning
Written by: Bob Marshall

Quote of the day:
“Creativity thrives on constraints” -Jake Parker

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Five Blogs – 2 April 2021

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What Happened to the Daily Standup
Written by: Matt Heusser

Why You Should Make Personal Development Part Of Your Leadership
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Top Skills to Excel in Software Testing
Written by: Prashant Kumar

How to Respond Skillfully to the Three Types of Failure
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Calling BS
Written by: Ma Kellys

Quote of the day:
“Start even if you don’t know how” -Wendy Tremayne

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Five Blogs – 17 March 2021

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The Secret Life of Technology Work
Written by: Michael Bolton

Thinking about quality: management paradigms and quality
Written by: Joep Schuurkes

5 reasons why I love coding on Linux
Written by: Seth Kenlon

The Key to Performing at Your Best
Written by: Michael Hyatt

How to Manage Stress: Stress Management Techniques
Written by: Ilija Popjanev

Quote of the day:
“There are always emotions hidden behind ‘I don’t care’ and pain behind ‘it’s okay.” -Paulo Coelho

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Five Blogs – 26 February 2021

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Artefact Driven Delivery
Written by: Bob Marshall

The Urgency Illusion: Are You Running Around with Your Hair on Fire? Here’s Why!
Written by: Dan Rockwell

End to End Testing as a Test Strategist
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Software Testing Is Tedious. AI Can Help.
Written by: Matthew Lodge

Persuading the Unpersuadable
Written by: Adam Grant

Quote of the day:
“Mistakes are opportunities to grow” -Lecrae

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Five Blogs – 11 February 2021

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How Does Your Mental Health Influence Your Performance At Work?
Written by: Kevin Agius

How to Cultivate Psychological Safety at Your Workplace
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Root ’cause’ & complexity
Written by: Dave Snowden

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics
Written by: Allen Holub

Bog-Standard Testing
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over” -Guy Finley

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Five Blogs – 5 February 2021

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When Can You Rethink A Decision?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

How Data Analytics Can Make You A Better Leader
Written by: Tanveer Naseer

Local Refactorings
Written by: Bill Wake

Setting Priorities in Software Testing
Written by: Cameron Laird

How to Protect Apps from Hackers
Written by: Kayleigh Bridges

Quote of the day:
“Without patience I could never have succeeded” -Jane Goodall

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Five Blogs – 2 February 2021

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Common search engine questions about testing #8: “Can I learn software testing on my own?”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

The amusement park for the testers
Written by: Kinga Witko

Learning to Embrace Risk
Written by: Michael Hyatt

How Can You Know?
Written by: Steve Keating

Your Virtual Toolbox
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

Quote of the day:
“Every success story can be told in a series of failures.” -Sarah Manguso

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Five Blogs – 29 January 2021

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Where Two-Factor Authentication Falls Short
Written by: Eric Karkovack

Revisiting: The Basic Human Needs For Engagement
Written by: Tanmay Vora

What’s this about Micro-commits
Written by: Tim Ottinger

Time Theft and Productivity in the Age of COVID-19
Written by: Noah Rue

Primitives, Products, and Sums – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“Do not be afraid of hard work. It’s the means to build competence that leads to success.” -Francis Kong

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Five Blogs – 27 January 2021

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Having Testers Makes Quality Worse
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

The Economics of Software Testing: Opportunity Cost
Written by: Nicola Lindgren

Common search engine questions about testing #7: “Is software testing a good career?”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

15 DevOps Trends to Expect in 2021
Written by: Pavan Belagatti

The Testing, not the Testers
Written by: Jesper Ottosen

Quote of the day:
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” -Unknown

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