- there will be plenty of good testing that complies with the standard
- there will be plenty of good testing that doesn't comply with the standard
- there will be plenty of crappy testing that complies with the standard
"1) Testers watch all bug and support trafficI like the sound of this. If nothing else this can be an excellent source of test ideas. How does this work for you? Do you often get "ah ha" moments?
We probably don't leap out of the…"
I'm going to tease a few of threads out of this:
1) Testers watch all bug and support traffic
I like the sound of this. If nothing else this cabe aescellent source of test ideas. How does this work for you? Do you often get…"
"Weekly talks were very successful in one team - at least in terms of turning people on to topics and getting them to invest in learning more, but fizzled pretty quick in the other I tried it in. As you suggest, I think the team dynamic had a lot to…"
I did try it, as the team lead I found it useful and there was an improvement in people at least thinking about what they could improve each week. We did it as individual's but went around the group at our daily stand-up meeting,…"
Some approaches that I use:
weekly team meetings have a designated "discussion" section that anyone can talk about anything they like in. If no-one has anything to discuss, we finish earlier but that doesn't seem to have…"
"I really like this idea of resolutions - I'd also be interested to know if you tried it and how it went. Was it well received, did people really see it as not singling them out, and did you approach each person individually with the proposal or…"
"Speaking of micro blogging, what we also have here where I work at the moment is an internal social networking platform, a sort of cross between Twitter and Facebook. That's also great for information sharing although probably not worth the…"
Yes the new-weeks resolutions was interesting, I think the focus has to be on what can I do better rather than on what I need to improve to avoid people feeling that they are sharing a weakness. I'd be interested in having the…"
Around 1996 I got my first taste of testing when I picked up responsibility for Acceptance Test on a project, then a few years later I moved into system testing on a whim, and was blown away - I had finally found a niche that I was passionate about.