My hope for Testing in 2018… | Steve Watson – Musings of a Test Manager

Steve Watson has some thoughts about where the Testing Community should be concentrating its efforts in 2018: It’s the 1st of January 2018, and at 3pm the rain and grey skies have cleared, and a little blue sky and a few rays of sunshine appear. It’s that little ray of hope in an otherwise grey…… Continue reading My hope for Testing in 2018… | Steve Watson – Musings of a Test Manager

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What are testers?

I’m often asked what I do for a living, and when I tell them I am a software tester I do wonder if they think it is an easy job that any idiot can do. Well, good testers are certainly not idiots and are an essential part of any software development team. I think I’m…… Continue reading What are testers?

Using Selenium

Using Selenium

There’s an increasing need to use automation to assist with our testing. We are about to launch into developing a huge, new system that interacts with all sorts of existing systems. This is an off-the-shelf application (which will require limited testing itself) which is to replace some existing systems, expand the capability of current users…… Continue reading Using Selenium

What motivates you?

I’ve been attending the Nottingham Agile meetups over the last year. They’ve all been excellent, with loads of good presentations aimed at making us better software developers. Last night’s meetup was about Scrum Masters (and how to be a great one). The talk – by the always helpful and insightful Chris RF – included an amazing…… Continue reading What motivates you?

LeadingAnswers: Leadership and Agile Project Management Blog: Big Agile, the Route Less Travelled

Agile methods have been found to be extremely effective when used correctly. A reasonable reaction to witnessing any great performance in an organization is to demand more of it. So a tremendous amount of time, effort and resources have been expended over the last few years on scaling agile for the enterprise with all the…… Continue reading LeadingAnswers: Leadership and Agile Project Management Blog: Big Agile, the Route Less Travelled