Exploring a DevOps Transformation Like a Tester

Exploring a DevOps Transformation Like a Tester

Just when we, as testers, got a handle on what Agile means for us, the landscape changed yet again to a DevOps culture. Words like continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD), and pipelines are now ones we’re hearing on a daily basis. As a tester, I’ll admit, I had no clue of what these words meant, and how was I to change the way I tested to fit within this DevOps culture.

The Never Ending Benefits of Training

The Never Ending Benefits of Training

One of the most important aspects of a manager’s job is to see to it that his employees are properly prepared to perform the duties required and expected of them. Once the employee is on board, whether he is a new hire or a veteran, the manager needs to...
The Art of Software Testing Standards

The Art of Software Testing Standards

Did you know there is a new software testing standard for the world, ISO29119? It was produced jointly by the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the IEEE. The standard is a result of years of work by members of ten countries, with approval by members of...
Put on Your Business Hat

Put on Your Business Hat

Broaden your perspective during software testing projects. Having worked in software testing for nearly 13 years, the single biggest issue I consistently hear is that business requirements for the software are incompletely or inadequately met. During a project, teams...
Michael Larsen on Testing Career Paths

Michael Larsen on Testing Career Paths

Michael “TestHead” Larsen joined us for a long, long conversation about how you can become a great software tester and how his own career developed through ups and downs, turns and twists (no pun intended) to arrive at his current level of genuine guru....
The Downside to Being a Tester!

The Downside to Being a Tester!

The world is moving fast towards realizing the true importance of software testing. Gone are the days where management was biased against testers or testing teams. Today, we, the testers, are being looked upon as an integral part of product development. Well, the...