I have been thinking about my journey as a tester, having started as a trainee back in January 2012. The longest I had ever been in a…… Read more “Looking back on 2017 and ahead to 2018”
Last month I was at TestBash Manchester, which was both my second TestBash and my second of the year. It is strange to think how Brighton was…… Read more “TestBash Manchester 2017 – Part 1”
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”