"There are some good replies to this, and I would like to add a different slant.
We ought to be talking about Automation as a means to an end, and not the end itself.
We are guilty of looking at Automation as a panacea for all our problems. Having a…"
"We don't follow TMMI, but a lighter touch approach. It all depends on the size of the organisation, the complexity of the products and the number of them etc.
I do measure our Test Maturity on a number of levels, scoring from a zero (immature)…"
"Actually I think I would, given director approval, and sensible safeguards were in place so as not to divulge any sensitive information.
I have given recruiters some stick before (see www.stevethedoc.wordpress.com) when I have come across those who…"
The most important thing for a new tester to learn is to have the right attitude, mindset and communication skills.
As an industry we tend to overdo things - coming up with loads of different types of testing and lots of…"
"Give them a practical test of some sort. Many testers can talk a good game, but you want to know they can actually do it. Give them a user story and ask how they would test it - they should give you some example tests, plus come up with questions…"
Jun 16, 2015
Steve Watson is now a member of Software Testing Club - An Online Software Testing Community