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  • EuroSTAR

    The Pleasure of Exploring, Developing and Testing

    Breaking Things My parents tell stories of me when I was a small child and how I was a 'terror'. I used to cause all sorts of trouble for my Mum and ...

    • 03/06/2014
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  • Paul Gerrard

    A Software Skills Roadmap for Testers

    How Should Testers Learn How to Write Code? In a blog elsewhere, 'The testers and coding debate: Can we move on now?' [1], I suggested that: Test...

    • 06/05/2014
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  • EuroSTAR

    Courage and Ambition in Teaching and Learning

    Last summer, Cem Kaner (http://kaner.com) asked me to review a draft of the 'Domain Testing Workbook' (DTW) written by Cem in partnership with Sowmya ...

    • 01/04/2014
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  • EuroSTAR

    Make the Most Of Networking At EuroSTAR Conference 2013

    As well as an excellent conference programme, networking opportunities feature as a real highlight in the minds of delegates attending the annual ...

    • 27/09/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    Software Testing and Creativity – Friends or Foes?

    After so many years of managing both software development groups and testing groups, I can say without a doubt that most software defects are a result...

    • 11/09/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    What are the top challenges you face as a tester?

    Share your views with the EuroSTAR Software Testing Community The chart below details the most common challenges faced by survey respondents at last ...

    • 04/09/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    Trend in testing: use your tools AND your brains

    In the last decades companies started to realise how important it is to test before going live with websites, payment systems or other software that m...

    • 30/08/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    What I Learned When I Was In Prison

    In this article I would liked to share a story about and reflect on an experience I had about 20 years ago. It's about a performance problem in a syst...

    • 28/08/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    Taking small steps in a big organization

    In the Beginning I came to my current company over six years ago and noticed that a lot of the projects appeared to be run in an agile/scrum/waterfal...

    • 29/07/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    From the Webinar: ‘Coaching Software Testers’ Q&A with Anne-Marie Charrett

    Below are Anne-Marie's responses to questions posed at the webinar Coaching Software Testers which took place on Tuesday 30th April 2013. If you mi...

    • 13/05/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    Liveblogged! Anne-Marie Charrett’s “Coaching Software Testers” Webinar Review by Mauri Edo

    Below is a live blog by Mauri Edo which was written during Anne-Marie Charrett's webinar - 'Coaching Software Testers' from Tuesday, 30th April. Un...

    • 30/04/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    From the webinar: Creativity to show the way in Software Testing

    Recently I had the honour to do a webinar for the EuroSTAR community that was called ' Creativity to show the way in Software Testing' . If you have m...

    • 22/04/2013
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  • EuroSTAR

    What is the most important skill a tester should have?

    At the EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference in Manchester, after another very successful conference, we asked you, the software testing community, one...

    • 12/09/2012
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  • EuroSTAR

    Experience over Theory

    During our full day tutorial "Lessons Learned in Test Management" we will share our experience over the last decade with the Test Management model "Ri...

    • 06/09/2012
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  • EuroSTAR

    Coaching Software Testers Q&A with Anne Mare Charrett

    Introduction Anne-Marie Charrett recently gave a must-see webinar on Coaching Software Testers. This webinar was a little different from our usual on...

    • 07/08/2012
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  • EuroSTAR

    Coaching Software Testers – Webinar with Anne-Marie Charrett

    In english, the verb "to know" can mean one of two things. You can know a fact or you can be in a relationship with a person or a thing. I know March ...

    • 27/07/2012
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  • EuroSTAR

    Three Tips For Increasing Your Added Value As A Tester

    Testing is more than finding bugs. Most readers would agree with me that Testing is a multi disciplinary profession, Challenging in more than one way....

    • 16/01/2012
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  • EuroSTAR

    FEAR: psychology in the pursuit of quality

    Do you consider quality assurance as a technological profession? Or have you got the same experience as I do that the difference in projects is mad...

    • 27/10/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Good Collaboration: Bringing Devs and Testers Closer

    I fully admit it: I'm extraordinarily biased to having developers and testers co-located in the same room, or even at the same desk. I've seen the gre...

    • 27/10/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    3 Tips to Help You Stand Out in Your Next Testing Job Search

    So you are contemplating moving up in the world of software testing and want to land that awesome job. Here are 3 tips that might help you along the w...

    • 15/09/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Inspiration

    On one hand testers must focus on fitting standard software in the organization. Standard software doesn't mean that it has not to be adjusted to fit ...

    • 15/08/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Inspire & Motivate Your Teams Through Learning

    As this was one of the more popular articles of 2010 we decided to republish it here in case any of you missed it...enjoy! My passion is in buildin...

    • 21/07/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Evolution of a Tester

    My talk at EuroSTAR this year, entitled "An Evolution into Specification by Example", discusses the progress of the development team at my organisatio...

    • 13/07/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    What inspires our Testing Discipline?

    Inspiration is essential in any creative activity and Testing is no exception. I am curious to find out what inspires our testing discipline, what sti...

    • 09/06/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Tester Motivation – The New and The Old

    Tester Motivation - the new and the old (your chance to provide evidence - see the survey at end) If someone told you that a container of hot water...

    • 07/06/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    Upcoming EuroSTAR Webinar: Critical Thinking Skills for Testers

    Susan believes Critical Thinking is one of the most valuable skills that every tester needs to do their job, and yet it's rarely taught in the workpla...

    • 07/03/2011
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  • EuroSTAR

    In , Out of the Box Thinking @ Testing

    In a language class , the teacher wrote a sentence ' A woman without her man is nothing' and asked the students to punctuate it. Given below is the...

    • 08/10/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Inspire & Motivate Your Teams Through Learning by Lynn McKee

    This is an article taken from the July edition of STAR Tester, EuroSTAR's monthly newsletter. Lynn will be speaking at EuroSTAR 2010 in Copenhagen lat...

    • 07/10/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Emotions and Testing – Emotional Testing?

    Develop an EXPERIENCE, not a mindless tool After reading Vesna Leonard's blog post titled - 'You are NOT like any other QA or tester I've ever met', ...

    • 01/10/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    How do you evaluate testers? by Shmuel Gershon

    I frequent many of online forums. It's a great way to grow and learn, as the discussions are fantastic opportunities to challenge us with questions we...

    • 01/10/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Software testing is a skill of many skills – Jesper Ottosen

    Even though graduate programs and courses exists at some universities, it is for some reason still a field you move into from somewhere else. (Read  ...

    • 21/09/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Free-Form Interactive Collaboration Apparatus for Mind Transfer and Enhancement – by Shmuel Gershon

    What's the most useful tool in your day-to-day testing? Quality Center? Visual Studio? TestExplorer? RapidReporter? Your keyboard? My most useful ...

    • 17/09/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Enjoy Testing

    Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to ch...

    • 30/08/2010
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  • EuroSTAR

    Chess and Testing

    The following post is from Rikard Edgren, Spotfire, Sweden and member of the EuroSTAR 2010 programme committee. In this post, he discusses two of his ...

    • 02/03/2010
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