If we want to add value and be seen to be adding value through our testing, then we must take responsibility for the testing culture that exists in our teams and organisations. … More Confirmation Culture (and how to challenge and change)
What are the factors, perceptions and attitudes which might threaten testers by reducing demand for their services? … More Under threat?
Our thinking can become muddled if we are under pressure. It might be difficult to see more than one way to solve a problem; our thoughts become focused on a single path, even if that path doesn’t get us to where we need to be. … More One Track Mind (or how to get from here to there)
An unreasonable expectation is often placed on testers; the expectation that we can not only reduce uncertainty, but that we can eliminate it. In other words an expectation that we can provide certainty. … More Are you sure? The reassurance in uncertainty
Testing is not simply about coverage of requirements. Thinking about the customer experience can help us test more effectively. … More Bananas (or how to see more than a bunch of requirements)