Questions and Answers with Paul Maxwell-Walters, who tells us about his career so far and what he has learned along the way. … More Q&A with Paul Maxwell-Walters
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)