If I could change one thing in the Agile Manifesto…

I recently attended an Agile workshop for new joiners at my company, where as part of the workshop, the agile manifesto and principles were presented. For those of you that haven't seen the manifesto in a while, here they are: Agile Manifesto, taken from agilemanifesto.org The manifesto seems to have stood the test of time. [...]

Agile 2017 Testing Track talk submissions are open till the 6th of February!

This year, I'm proud to be co-chairing the Agile 2017 conference's testing track alongside the amazing Emma Armstrong (@EmmaATester). The Agile 2017 conference is based in Orlando this year, and is due to take place on the 7th-11th of August. More info on the conference can be found here: https://www.agilealliance.org/agile2017/ The talk submissions are open [...]

Dispelling the misconceptions #4 – “Quality Assurance”… You cant assure quality!

You can't assure quality... In fact, I'd even go as far as to say that testing itself doesn't actually improve quality, let alone assure it. Testing provides information which allows for the improvement of quality only if acted upon by the stakeholders, and then worked on by developers, but testers themselves don't actually do the [...]