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Testing as prevention instead of diagnosis

On the topic of testing clichés, I recently heard again something along the lines of “testing only provides information, it doesn’t increase quality by itself.” There was a time where I might have agreed with that, but lately I’m not so sure. The idea is that testing alone can’t make the product any better, because… Read more

Playing Agile Testing Jenga

While at CAST last summer, one of my goals was to get ideas about how to get non-testers more interested in testing early. One woman (I think her name was Mel or Meg) suggested Agile Testing Jenga as an activity she often ran with teams that might help. There are a lot of posts online… Read more

Agile Testing book club: Let them feel pain

This is the second part is a series of exercises where I highlight one detail from a chapter or two of Agile Testing by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin. Part one of the series can be found here. This installment comes from Chapter 3. Let them feel pain This chapter is largely about making the transition… Read more

Agile Testing book club: Everyone is a Tester

If you’ve even dipped your toe into the online testing community, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard Agile Testing by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin as a recommended read. A couple weeks ago I got my hands on a copy and thought it would be a useful exercise to record the highlights of what… Read more