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How Could I Miss That Defect? Inattentional Blindness



Andrew Brown discusses why some defects slip unnoticed to testers, explaining how to notice or pay attention to an event or object.


Andrew Brown is a principal technical consultant at SQS. Recently, he has developed an independent line of research into understanding why humans make the mistakes that lead to software defects. He has 25 years’ experience in the software industry. Previous roles include Head of QA at HMV, Head of QA at a financial software house and a test manager in Japan.

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TestCon Vilnius is the leading conference for everyone willing to learn testing trends, best practices and make their contribution to the smoother software development cycle and quality.

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Jun 02, 2019