Can Test Managers harm product quality by being too helpful?
Are You a Thinking Tester?
Engaging with Startups
There's a tipping point where taking on more responsibility can harm rather than help the project. Which side of that tipping point are you on?
"Some context-driven testers - including myself - used to follow traditional methods of testing. As Thinking Testers we were increasingly frustrated while using documentation-heavy processes..."
Learn about this win-win approach for software testers engaging with startup companies.
A selection of published articles
What does testing look like without test cases?
So where's the harm in writing test cases? Time! Find out more about alternatives to test cases that give you more time for valuable testing, and let your results earn you more respect from your colleagues.
The Siren Call of Test Metrics
Reporting on software testing using metrics can have unintended consequences. Which test metrics do we regularly produce for reporting, and what information will stakeholders interpret from those metrics? Let’s examine some real-world examples in detail...
7 Signs That You Should Switch to Contracting
Are you a permanent employee – a “permie” – wondering whether you’d be able to succeed as a contractor? Here are seven signs that you should switch to contracting.