Five Blogs – 2 May 2012

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

Learning from a 5 year old who’s Testing the World
Written by: Joel Montvelisky

TEST is a four letter word
Written by: Brent M. Jensen

Rethinking the Service Desk – II
Written by: Matt Heusser

On Managing Testers, or Being a Coach
Written by: Pete Walen

Why most recruiters suck and what you can do about it
Written by: Steve Levy

Quote of the day:
“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” -J R Tolkien

Five Blogs – 1 May 2012

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

The Science of Exploratory Testing
Written by: David García Romero

In Praise of Complainers: Why Complaining Is Good
Written by: Kentin Waits

What Does a Browser Actually Do?
Written by: Catherine Powell

Bug Reports: Rhyme and Reason Bug Reports: Rhyme and Reason
Written by: James Thomas

On Controlling Testing, or Being the Boss
Written by: Pete Walen

EXTRA:

WOTA (Write Once, Test Anywhere)
Written by: Michael Larsen

Quote of the day:
“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” -Peter F. Drucker

Five Blogs – 30 April 2012

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

Are you a Thought Lead or a Thought Peer?
Written by: Henrik Andersson

The Nine Principles of Organisational Psychotherapy
Written by: Bob Marshall

Some thoughts after attending the ‘Getting a Grip on Exploratory Testing’ workshop
Written by: Joep Schuurkes

Checklist Don’t Replace Your Brain
Written by: Oana Juncu

Performance Testing on a shoestring
Written by: Thomas Ponnet

Quote of the day:
“Failure is a detour, not a dead end street.” -Zig Ziglar

Five Blogs – 29 April 2012

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

Coderetreat goes testautomation
Written by: Markus Gärtner

What are Non-Obvious Systemic Constraints?
Written by: Bob Marshall

Do I want to write this?
Written by: Thomas Ponnet

Stop them or let them fail?
Written by: Marcin Floryan

10 Powerful Strategies to Build Your Confidence
Written by: Dan Rockwell

Quote of the day:
“If you want to conquer fear, dont sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” -Dale Carnegie

Five Blogs – 28 April 2012

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

Rapid exploratory website testing …
Written by: TestSheep

Devil in the Detail I
Written by: Iain McCowatt

“Idiot Scripts”
Written by: David Greenlees

Test automation in Agile
Written by: Jeroen Mengerink

Mind The Gap: Innovation, Three Key Battlefields
Written by: Sheri Mackey

Quote of the day:
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

Five Blogs – 27 April 2012

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

Blog: All Oracles Are Heuristic
Written by: Michael Bolton

If this ain’t a bug – why does it feel so bad
Written by: Adam Knight

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week
Written by: Geoffrey James

Devil in the Detail: Prologue
Written by: Iain McCowatt–

Building a team from the bottom up
Written by: Tom Nixon

EXTRA:

The Developer-Tester Divide
Written by: Gil Zilberfeld

Celebrate Learning, Not Success or Failure
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Quote of the day:
“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” -Auguste Rodin

Five Blogs – 26 April 2012

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

I am the Queen of Defocus
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

4 Ways To Keep Great Ideas From Getting Stuck In The Pipeline
Written by: Gordon Hui

The Most Happiest Job … In the World?
Written by: Matt Heusser

8 Tips For Becoming a Dedicated Tester
Written by: Jamie Saine

Staying on track
Written by: Claire Moss

EXTRA:

Leaders Manage Risk
Written by: The Managers Diary

Quote of the day:
“If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” -Nora Roberts