Introduction Yesterday, when sitting in my hotel room grounded by flu and haze, I saw an interesting tweet linking to an Agile Testing Manifesto. I am somewhat sure that the original link is this one. Well, it is nice, even though a bit debatable. “Testing throughout” is actually not an agile Continue reading We must get rid of Testers
To start with something I have to say very often: I am actually a big fan of agile methodologies – even though a lot of people believe otherwise, as I am not one of the “believers”, who plainly think along the lines “do Scrum and you will be in paradise”. Continue reading Agile Tester – a Dead End Career Path?
When browsing through the tweets and blogs I read, yet again I received a link to a slide deck on an Agile Testing transformation. I looked it up, read through it and wanted to jump out of the window (which, at that time, could be actually been fatal, since the Continue reading The Agile Testing Transformation Slide Deck Template
Some days ago another issue of Thoughtwork’s Tech Radar found the way to me. And, since I really value the insights of Thoughtwork’s Chief Scientist (if you don’t know, who that is, look it up) I went through it. Rather unsurprisingly I found something in their “hold” sector, which they Continue reading Independent is not separated
In the last few days the noise around ISO 29119 is metaphorically deafening. And the case the proponents of the petition to suspend/revoke 29119 sounds quite reasonable. They claim that there is no wide consensus, that not all sides have been heard. They fear that this standard is there to Continue reading Why I have troubles signing Stop #ISO29119
The Tester Twittersphere is panicking. Well, at least that is my impression. All of a sudden certifications for testers and ISO 29119 seem to be our biggest problem and to attack our very being. A petition against the standard was set up. And here I sit and I cannot understand Continue reading The Standards Panic – Keep Calm and Test