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BlogSpy Vol 82: The latest round-up of software testing blogs from around the blogosphere

  • 17/02/2015
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Welcome to the latest edition of Eurostar’s BlogSpy, a round up of some of the latest blog posts from the Software Testing Industry that have caught our eye in the last week.


Experiences Of A Testing Bug Bash – Stephen Janaway

Stephen Janaway writes about his experiences of setting up and running a bug bash session on his current project after the team were left without any full-time testers.

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Your very best friend :The Service Delivery Manager – Mikkel Korsgaard

“Working with test also means networking. Since most test management is about getting the product tested and shipped according to deadline a natural part of this networking is with the development organisation. Project managers, developers, testers, business partners and other SME’s. They provide essential knowledge and resources to the test effort getting things prepared and executed. ”

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Give Us Back Our Testing – Michael Bolton

“Software is now used for everything from productivity to communications, control systems, games, audio playback, video displays, thermostats… Yet many of the software development community’s ideas about testing haven’t kept up. In fact, in many ways, they’ve gone backwards.”

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Can You Mandate Your Agile Transformation? – Mike Cottmeyer 

“If you view agile as a system of beliefs, or a way of looking at the world, or as a culture your company is expected to adopt…I’d suggest that it’s impossible to mandate an agile transformation. There is no way to force people to believe in something they don’t believe in or to feel something they don’t feel.”

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Are You Proud of How You’re Spending Your Time? – Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Some helpful advice from Elizabeth Grace Saunders on how to improve your working life by looking at factors outside your work

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Paying it Forward :Why I’m a Speak Easy Mentor – Keith Klain

Keith Klain writes about his reasons for joining up with the new Speak Easy initiative. The initiative was established to encourage those those that would like to speak at tech conferences including testing to have some guidance from an experienced speaker in their field with regards to their topic, slide preparation and speaking so that they can make the transition from audience member to speaker as easy as possible.

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