As a tester it can be easy to focus on the hard/technical skills and how without them you can’t do your job properly (if at all). Do…… Read more “Testers – Don’t neglect your soft skills”
Last Wednesday I presented to Midlands Testers Meetup on the topic of “The Testing Social Network”. It was my first time presenting to the Meetup, and aside…… Read more “The Testing Social Network”
Are testers more than their job title?
Embracing change can be difficult, whether you are a tester or not. After all, why should you change how you have tested? We have always tested using waterfall…… Read more “Embracing change as a tester”
An overview of TestBash Brighton 2017, for a first time visitor.
This morning I am heading to Brighton for TestBash Brighton for the first time. I’ve been to my local meetup a couple of times now, and a UNICOM testing conference,…… Read more “Getting ready for TestBash Brighton”
This blog isn’t around testing specifically, but I hope it will help those in IT, or thinking about a role in IT, that not everywhere is horrible.…… Read more “Inequality in IT: It’s not all doom and gloom”
At the start of February in my local Community of Practice I hosted a session where I had a group of almost 30 testers (mostly System Test…… Read more “Why should we test, and other topics we discussed as a group”
Last week I feel I have been helping others I work with more than I usually do. Partly from as a result of being asked to help…… Read more “The joy of helping others”
Back on the 8th February I attended my local Meetup created around the great job of software testing, Midlands Testers, in Solihull, UK. This was the third time…… Read more “Midlands Testers Meetup – Life can be testing”