Mike Talks, Test Manager at Datacom, gave a talk at the Agile New Zealand 2015 conference on Deprogramming the Cargo Cult of Testing. Afterwards he explained why agile testing needs deprogramming, and how this can be done.
An interview with Gojko Adzic, David Evans and Tom Roden on why they wrote this book, how quantifying quality can support testing, balancing trust levels when testing large and complex systems, why automating manual tests is almost always a bad idea, on using production metrics in testing, how to reduce or prevent duplication in test code, and on upcoming books in the fifty quick ideas series.
After a flurry of activity from thier open working group, Swagger 2.0 was officially released in September 2014. Our interview took place in March 2015, less than one year from the start of the 2.0 process and right after Reverb announced that the responsibliity for leading the future of the Swagger specification would be handed over to SmartBear, the Massachusetts-based software tools company.
With desired agile team traits like self-organising, role blurring and skill diversification, do we still need Test Managers in agile? How are the activities which have long made up the role divested?
Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls provides 92 pitfalls that make testing less efficient and effective. It aims to help you to avoid falling into pitfalls or dealing with the consequences.
This article is the first article in a series on managing remote teams, which shares experiences in developing a process for remote collaboration.
We mostly ship software by date, prioritizing what we think is important, and shipping once out app passes a certain quality level. But can we tell the readiness status of our application?
"How Google Tests Software" is an informative and interesting look beneath the covers of how a large technical organization like Google deals with the complexity of software testing. 1
“Experiences of Test Automation” is a compilation of experiences in the field from a multitude of organizations and technologies, including both obstacles and achievements, successes and failures.
Rajneesh Namta shares his thoughts, experiences, and some of the critical lessons learned while implementing software test automation on a recent Agile project. 5
InfoQ have talked to Dan North, Gojko Adzic, Elizabeth Keogh and Matt Wynne about Specification by Example, Executable Specifications and Feature Injection and how they relate to BDD. 1
Jian Fang describes the The Tellurium Automated Testing Framework he created which uses a novel approach to try and improved the robustness of automated testing scripts for web applications. 11