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October 4, 2012  6:59 PM

STARWEST 2012: What keeps you from being an awesome test manager?

Posted by: Melanie Webb
Software Quality, software test, software testers, software testing and development, software testing teams, Starwest

By Jennifer Lent In her keynote address "Becoming a Kick-*** Test Manager" at STARWEST 2012, Johanna Rothman of the Rothman Consulting Group asked the audience: "What prevents you from being an awesome test manager?" She offered...

November 3, 2009  7:52 PM

Some tips for one-person software test teams

Posted by: MichaelDKelly
Indianopolis Workshops on Software Testing, software, Software testing, software testing teams

Last week I hosted a panel on time management for a local software testing group, IWST (Indianapolis Workshops on Software Testing). One of the questions asked during the meeting went like this: "I just started a new job and I'm at a company where I'm the only tester. Any tips for making that...

October 12, 2009  2:24 AM

How software test teams’ people skills affect results

Posted by: MichaelDKelly
Karen Johnson, Software testing, software testing teams

I wasn't always the brilliant, charismatic, well-loved tester that I am today. Well, I'm not really any of those things today, but I often like to think I am. That's my problem. Sometimes my ego gets in the way of my best work. I'm also susceptible to all the bad behaviors that come with tight...

September 23, 2009  2:31 PM

Getting a jump start on software test collaboration

Posted by: MichaelDKelly
software development, Software testing, software testing teams

Having tested software during many projects, I've seen that the most effective testers are the ones who start early -- and I don't mean the ones who start testing early. I'll explain what I mean with this step-by-step tour of a pattern I've noticed multiple times in software testing projects. 1....

July 31, 2009  9:27 PM

Software testing blog digest: Bug, team woes; memes; Ford Motors

Posted by: Jan Stafford
Debugging, software bugs, Software testing, software testing teams

If you don’t read software testing blogs, you’re missing some great advice and thoughtful ramblings on testing philosophies. I tap into those blogs daily, and here I’m sharing the wealth with this reader’s digest of the testing posts I enjoyed this week. Why bugs are hard to...


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