Test Techniques? Think About It…

I'm going to keep this post quite short. It's a thought I've been having for a while now. Here goes with the impact statement: Test Techniques are actually just activities that relate to some context of a testing mission. Think about it... Take "load testing", or "accessibility testing", or "function testing", or "security testing", or any of the other 120 different test techniques (which Dan [...]


I've noticed recently that so many people have such a huge fear of failure... There appears to be such angst if people get something wrong, make a mistake, or misunderstand something, that for some reason the repercussions will be horrendous! I would suggest that failure can actually help us! The truth is that failure gives us the humongous opportunity to learn so much from our mistakes. [...]

The Many Perspectives of Automated Testing

A few months ago, I read a great blog post by Iain McCowatt (@imccowatt) about "Models of Automation". The blog detailed a problem that Iain had witnessed between two of the teams that he was working with regarding automated testing - There was a lack of communication between the two teams and this was down [...]