Have you ever pondered the nature of quality? If you have, you’re not alone. In the realm of software development, the question of quality is both central and elusive. As Jerry Weinberg famously put it, “Quality is value to some… Read More »What Does ‘Quality’ Really Mean in Software Development?
You’ve probably heard it countless times: “Automation is key in DevOps.” But let’s clear something up. It’s not just about testing. Automation, my friends, is the secret sauce that takes the human error out of those oh-so-tedious tasks and cranks… Read More »The Real Power of Automation in the DevOps World: It’s Not Just Testing!
In the dynamic landscape of software testing, it’s no surprise that there is always a shiny new tool waiting around the corner, promising the moon and the stars. As tempting as it might be to grab onto the latest, most hyped tool, it’s crucial to pause and think, especially when this tool does only one thing.
Our Scrum board is more than a simple tool for tracking tasks; it’s a visual representation of our team’s workflow and a key element in driving efficiency, predictability, and collaboration. A well-configured Scrum board provides a clear picture of progress,… Read More »The Art of Updating Your Scrum Board
From Soft Skills to Hard Skills: A Call to Action for Software Testers Software testers often take pride in their “soft skills” – excellent communication, problem-solving abilities, and a knack for critical thinking. These skills are undoubtedly important, but they… Read More »Level Up Your Testing Game: Master Code, Not Just Soft Skills
As a seasoned software engineer, one question that I encounter quite often is, “What is the ROI of investing in testing?” While this question seems to be a reasonable one on the surface, delving deeper into the complexities of software… Read More »Rethinking ROI: Why We Should Stop Asking About the Return on Investment in Software Testing
Still questioning the necessity of software testing? Dive into a detailed discussion on its indisputable significance, backed by tangible models.
Unpack the dual nature of Test-Driven Development (TDD) as we explore its numerous advantages and confront the challenges it can present in software development.
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“Removing the ‘In Test’ column from your Scrum board is not about downplaying the importance of testing. Rather, it’s about integrating software testing more closely into the software development lifecycle, encouraging collaboration, boosting efficiency, and reinforcing the Agile principle of shared responsibility for quality.”