Improving your testing skills

Today we are going over how to improve your thinking and software testing skills. Slide deck can be accessed here. Why do we bother testing? To get feedback. To help us answer the question, are we comfortable releasing this software? Read my mobile app test strategy here. There’s no manual testing We don’t say manual… Continue reading Improving your testing skills

Visual Risk & UI Automation framework

Have you wanted to start with automation testing and not known where to begin? Or maybe you have 100’s or thousands of test cases in your current automation pipeline and you want to reduce the build times. Here I will walk you through one way you could consider slicing up this problem. Using examples from… Continue reading Visual Risk & UI Automation framework

Becoming a Quality coach – course overview

I had the pleasure of doing Anne-Marie’s becoming a quality coach course today which was organised by Test-Ed. If you are looking to transition to a quality coach role it’s worth keeping this course on your radar. Anne-Marie is a well renowned expert in software testing and quality engineering. I had the pleasure of working… Continue reading Becoming a Quality coach – course overview

Agile Australia 2018

On Tuesday the 19th of June I spoke at Agile Australia( access the recording here) on how to get more people involved with testing. You can access my slides; The bug hunt is on. I proposed 5 activities to help get more people involved with quality: Bug Bashes Bug Bounties Dog Fooding Knowledge sharing practices… Continue reading Agile Australia 2018

Running a Bug Bash

For any solo tester out there I recommend leading a regular bug bash/mob testing activity. It’s an activity you can run at the end of a sprint/feature dev cycle. You invite the team, get some snacks/beverages together and get everyone testing for around an hour. Setup You might want to make sure you have good… Continue reading Running a Bug Bash