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    Soft Skill Patterns for Software Developers: The “Learning from Unintended Failures” Pattern

    by Kevin Jackson Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 05, 2017

    Soft Skill Patterns describe human behaviours that effectively solve recurring problems. The "Learning from Unintended Failures" pattern helps us improve the resilience of a system after a failure. The pattern follows 4 steps: identify a failure, quickly resolve any immediate impact, analyse root cause and system behaviour during the failure, and finally generate and implement improvement ideas.

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    Q&A on the Book "Humans vs Computers"

    by Shane Hastie Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 20, 2017

    Author Gojko Adzic has released a book, Humans vs Computers, in which he tells stories about the impact of inflexible automation, edge cases and software bugs on the lives of real people. He explains the common mistakes built into the systems and provides advice on how to prevent these mistakes from being built into our systems in the first place.

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    2017 State of Testing Report

    by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 07, 2017 2

    The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. This is fourth time that this survey has been done. InfoQ held an interview with the organizers of the State of Testing survey.

Culture & Methods Follow 275 Followers

Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

Posted by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 05, 2017

This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset needed for the testing and delivery of quality products, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

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Technical Practices as a Hack on Consciousness: Why to Hack Yourself

Posted by Jean Richardson Follow 0 Followers , Matthew Plavcan Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 01, 2016

Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world. 1

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The Way to No-Hotfix Deployment

Posted by Adam Pahlevi Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 11, 2016

Hot-fix redeployment is a waste at best, and often a source of further regression, Adam discusses some ready-to-use techniques that helped he and his team reduce the frequency of hot-fixing. 2

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Q&A on Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 23, 2015

The book Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve Your Tests provides suggestions that cross functional teams that are doing iterative delivery can use to manage and improve their testing activities.

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Interview and Book Review: BDD In Action

Posted by Craig Smith Follow 3 Followers on  May 10, 2015

"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4

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Scrum Fundamentals and Advanced Live Lessons : Video Review and Interview

Posted by Savita Pahuja  Followers on  Apr 23, 2015

Tommy Norman’s Scrum Fundamentals and Advanced Live Lessons training videos help beginners to understand the basic agile and Scrum concepts. The video sessions use animations to explain the concepts.

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A Tester’s Perspective on Agile Snags

Posted by Priyanka Hasija Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 18, 2015

Priyanka presents some of the advantages and challenges that agile adoption brings for testers and testing and presents some ideas on how to overcome the obstacles and leverage the advantages. 1

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Perspectives On Agile Software Testing - Book Review

Posted by Savita Pahuja  Followers on  Mar 03, 2015

Book Review and QnA with authors of eBook "Perspectives on Agile Software Development".

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Q&A with Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin about More Agile Testing

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 09, 2014

The book More Agile Testing cover developments in agile testing from the last five years: challenges, test practices, and examples of and experiences with testing from teams all around the world. 2

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