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 – 13 April 2021

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Leadership Tip #2: Do the Right Thing, Even When it Feels Uncomfortable
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Journey of a Tester to a Super Tester
Written by: Prashant Kumar

Think, Write, Execute, Achieve, Win!!
Written by: Mohammad Faisal Khatri

My worried life as a test manager
Written by: Arslan Ali

Evaluating Test Cases, Checks, and Tool
Written by: Michael Bolton

Quote of the day:
“Your worst mistake is your best advice” -Bella Thorne

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Five Blogs – 5 March 2021

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How the Best Leaders Build Trust at Work
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Why You Should Be More Proactive and Less Reactive, and How to Do So
Written by: Francisco Sáez

Forget SOLID. Say Hello To SHOC Principles for Modular Design.
Written by: Jason Gorman

Why Testers Will Have Their Place In Software Teams
Written by: Venkat Ramakrishnan

Who is the Customer?
Written by: Bill Wake

Quote of the day:
“Failure we can do alone. Success always takes help.” -Thomas Fuller

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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 – 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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Five Blogs – 22 October 2020

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10 Examples Of Effective Communication For Testers
Written by: Nipa Shah

What Lifecycle or Agile Approach Fits Your Context? Part 1, Serial Lifecycles
Written by: Johanna Rothman

Planning for a Better 2021 – The “Will Be”
Written by: Steve Keating

The Basis of Testing
Written by: Jeff Nyman

The Difference of a Test Idea and a Test Case
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Quote of the day:
“Life gets messy sometimes. You gotta learn you can’t always fix it.” -Alex Vause

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Five Blogs – 21 October 2020

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How To Make Sure You Are Living Up to Your Potential
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Agile Coaching Code of Ethics – Systemic Impacts
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Is contracting dead or is there another way
Written by: Matt Craven

Defect Tracking: 5 Common Reasons for Bug Rejection
Written by: Sri Priya P Kulkarni

Five habits to adopt in order to be a better software tester
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Quote of the day:
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” -H.G. Wells

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Five Blogs – 14 September 2020

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Pair Programming with AI
Written by: Mike Loukides

Research: Knowledge Workers Are More Productive from Home
Written by: Julian Birkinshaw, Jordan Cohen and Pawel Stach

A Tale of Two Testers
Written by: Kristin Jackvony

The most important soft skill of a tester
Written by: Andrejs Doronins

How to Do Inclusive Leadership—the Right Way
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Quote of the day:
“Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass.” -Jonathan Kellerman

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Five Blogs – 10 July 2020

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How Much Meeting Time
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Six Ways Testers Can Help Programmers Clean Up Their Acts
Written by: Cameron Laird

Coaching upwards? Pair-blog #3
Written by: Lena Wiberg

Coaching Upwards
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

What Transformational Leaders Learn From Their Darkest Moments
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“You made it another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. You’re doing fine.” -Charlotte Eriksson

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Five Blogs – 9 April 2020

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How businesses could emerge better after COVID-19, according to B Lab
Written by: Adele Peters

Software Development: Preparing For Life After COVID-19
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Helpful distractions
Written by: Viv Richards

The Tester as Engineer?
Written by: James Thomas

Develop a passion for software testing
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Quote of the day:
“Nothing’s ever as good as you think it’s gonna be” -Michaela Watkins

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