Five Blogs – 24 June 2020

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

Saving Face – How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust
Written by: Randy Conley

How to Lead Decisively When You Don’t Know What’s Next
Written by: Karin Hurt and David Dye

Focusing on Product Acceptance
Written by: Jeff Nyman

5 Strategies for Effective User Stories
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

The Power of Questions
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” -Tom Bodett

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Five Blogs – 4 June 2020

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How To Overcome The Power Of Fear-Based Media
Written by: LaRae Quy

What People Need From Their Leader In A Crisis
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Desk Tests, Continuous Tests, and Everything Between: How Much Automation Different Tests Deserve
Written by: Cameron Laird

Software Development in the Age of AI
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

What’s the Problem with User Stories?
Written by: Adam Sandman

Quote of the day:
“Sooner or later people will learn to recognize your worth” -Paul Gauguin

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Five Blogs – 1 April 2020

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Cynefin St David’s Day (5 of 5)
Written by: Dave Snowden

Does Your Codebase Contain Everything It Should?
Written by: Cameron Laird

Creating your story
Written by: Paul Seaman

How Selenium Works: Episode 5 – clicking
Written by: David Burns

Testing in Agile: How to Get Started
Written by: Balazs Schaffhauser

Quote of the day:
“You lead by simply moving forward” -Peter Senge

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Five Blogs – 3 March 2020

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

Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers
Written by: Terry Heick

AI APIs: What are they and how to use them
Written by: Arlemi

How did you miss that bug?
Written by: Kim Engel

Conversation Starters that Enable Conflict Resolution
Written by: Dan Rockwell

How to create clear, collaborative user story maps
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“I believe that life is a very long race, one with a lot of good runs, and a few bad ones.” -Jeff Gordon

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Five Blogs – 28 February 2020

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How To Have POWERFUL Conversations That Will INFLUENCE People
Written by: LaRae Quy

To Be a Better Tester, Ask the Right Questions
Written by: Rajini Padmanaban

How To Reach Employees Who Aren’t Getting Your Message
Written by: Liz Kislik

A Good Story Is Overrated. But A Strong Narrative Is Worth Its Weight In Creative Gold
Written by: Larry Robertson

Quality pattern 2: Automate your acceptance tests
Written by: Erik Zeedijk

Quote of the day:
“Maybe you’re the one holding yourself back, afraid to embrace your true power.” -Deirdre O’Connell

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Five Blogs – 21 February 2020

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Three Steps to Set Up an Automation Strategy.
Written by: Raj Subrameyer

A Real-World Example of an Automated Test Pipeline
Written by: Dennis Martinez

Using Outcome Based Documentation for Scoping Agile Developments
Written by: Adam Knight

The Automated Testing Trap
Written by: Pete Walen

The Top Four Mistakes That Make Business Leaders Awful Storytellers
Written by: Paul Smith

Quote of the day:
“Well, life is what you make it. Don’t ever let anyone talk you out of your dreams.” -Cassey Ho

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Five Blogs – 18 February 2020

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Clean Language: Its All About The Questions
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Would Heu-risk it? Part 20: Drowning in the deep
Written by: Lena Wiberg

How Was This Tested?
Written by: Peter G Walen

Conference And Learn Day 4, How To Tell A Story
Written by: Karlo Smid

Moving up the Value Curve
Written by: Mike H. King

Quote of the day:
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” -Jim Rohn

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Five Blogs – 29 Augustus 2019

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Drop a Little AI on It: Random Test Data Generation
Written by: Matthew Heusser

Need to Make a Critical Decision? Here’s How to Ensure You Have the Right Intel.
Written by: Robert Hughes

5 Ways to Cut Through the Clutter
Written by: John Millen

How to develop T-shaped people
Written by: Jason Yip

What Is Transpective Dialog?
Written by: Karlo Smid

Quote of the day:
“The fears we don’t face become our limits” -Mel Robbins

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Five Blogs – 2 July 2019

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Five Tips How Software Testers Can Collaborate With Software Developers
Written by: T.J. Maher

3 Reasons You Need More Than Success To Be Awesome
Written by: LaRae Quy

Why the Three-Part User Story Template Works So Well
Written by: Mike Cohn

What is Behaviour Driven Development? The executive summary
Written by: John Ferguson Smart

Evangelizing Quality
Written by: Brendan Connolly

Quote of the day:
“Most successful people begin with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” -David Brooks

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Five Blogs – 15 May 2019

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

Leadership: the Hero, the Servant, and the Host
Written by: Marcella Bremer

How Much is Enough? Testing as Story-Telling
Written by: James Bach

On Being There
Written by: Pete Walen

Testing: Automation exploration
Written by: Arlene Andrews

Shallow Thinking
Written by: Linda Fisher Thornton

Quote of the day:
“It’s okay to lose, as long as you don’t lose the lesson.” -Brandon Steiner

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