Five Blogs – 23 October 2019

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

Automation in isolation is more of a problem!
Written by: Vijay Kumar Gambhiraopet

How to Test API Usability: Part 2
Written by: Yuliya Bagriy

What’s a Good Question?
Written by: Harnessed Tester

The Zero Defect Fallacy
Written by: Jeff Nyman

Delivery Really Matters
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“You don’t just walk away from someone when things get tough, you find a way to stick it out and figure out what’s gone wrong.” -Shana Norris

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Five Blogs – 5 April 2019

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

Why test automation is a lot like bubble wrap
Written by: Bas Dijkstra

Make application usability a priority — wherever testing occurs
Written by: Gerie Owen

Damaged sensor on Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX triggered fatal crash: Sources
Written by: Jeffrey Cook and David Kerley

5 Pointers on How to Think Clearly
Written by: Tanmay Vora

Defining Story Completion As A Software Tester
Written by: Elizabeth Zagroba

Quote of the day:
“Time spent in silence is time with your true Self. It is time spent to gain clarity and build confidence.” -Iyanla Vanzant

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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 – 29 November 2018

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

Soft Skills Every Mobile Tester Should Have
Written by: Daniel Knott

Tester’s Diary: Designing Effective UX Testing
Written by: Carol Brands

The Five Minds of a Manager: Insights from Mintzberg and Gosling
Written by: Jim Taggart

The beauty of simplicity
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

Making Cryptocurrency More Environmentally Sustainable
Written by: Marc Blinder

Quote of the day:
“My father taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word. My mother showed me how to think for myself and to use my voice.” -Michelle Obama

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Five Blogs – 16 July 2018

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10 tips for working with Postman variables
Written by: Joyce

Coaching: Six Modes of Operation
Written by: Thomas Cagley

This is What Happens in an Internet Minute [Infographic]
Written by: Irfan Ahmad

Mobile Usability Testing is Not Rocket Science!
Written by: Baris Sarialioglu

The Magic Automation Tool
Written by: Matt Heusser

Quote of the day:
“Save your energy: don’t entertain toxic people.” -Akin Olokun

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Five Blogs – 7 September 2017

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The Merchandising of Virtue
Written by: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

3 ways QA engineers can keep pace with developers
Written by: T.J. Maher

User Research for VR – six real-life challenges
Written by: Rupert Burton

Coaching is more than asking questions
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

The Case for Investing More in People
Written by: Eric Garton

Quote of the day:
“Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot” -Truman Capote

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Five Blogs – 20 March 2017

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31 Practical Tips To Improve Your Writing Overnight
Written by: Kenna Griffin

Deeper Testing (1): Verify and Challenge
Written by: Michael Bolton

10 hard skills to learn that will last a lifetime
Written by: LaRae Quy

“United Colors” Of Usability: How To Mix And Match DIY Usability Testing With Agile
Written by: Katsiaryna Sidarenka

The Curious Case of the Test Case
Written by: Steven Cross

Quote of the day:
“If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning” -Larry Page

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Five Blogs – 28 February 2017

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Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
Written by: Elizabeth Kolbert

Asking the Right Questions Often Leads to the Best Answer
Written by: Michael McKinney

Usability First
Written by: Dave Westerveld

The 100 Day Deep Work Challenge
Written by: James Willett

The Politics of Software Conferences
Written by: Justin Rohrman

Quote of the day:
“Some people never go crazy, what truly horrible lives they must lead” -Charles Bukowski

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Five Blogs – 15 July 2016

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Learning, evaluating and testing with usability heuristics
Written by: Dolly Pente

IoT Medical Devices: A Prescription for Disaster
Written by: Tom Spring

11 Ways You Can Succeed With Zero Talent
Written by: Lolly Daskal

Give Yourself Permission to Work Fewer Hours
Written by: Elizabeth Grace Saunders

8 Reasons You’re Exhausted, Overwhelmed, And Unproductive
Written by: Michael Hyatt

Quote of the day:
“A culture is strong when people work with each other for each other. A culture is weak when people work against each other for themselves” -Simon Sinek

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Five Blogs – 7 June 2016

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Career Paths For Testers
Written by: Connor Roberts

Nuance on leaving testing to the experts
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

Engineering as a Driving Force Behind the Design-Thinking Movement
Written by: Bob Sutton

The Various Types of Usability Testing
Written by: Melissa Allen

Let A 1,000 Flowers Bloom. Then Rip 999 Of Them Out By The Roots.
Written by: Peter Seibel

Quote of the day:
“Don’t count the days, make the days count” -Muhammad Ali

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