Agile hasn’t failed you..

Agile has been touted by people (who understand it) as an approach, a value centre, a mindset and philosophy. I wrote a short spiel on Agile some time ago in an effort to clarify how I see it. For quite a while I have been observing some interesting posts and...
Quality Index : Fooled by Measurement

Quality Index : Fooled by Measurement

STPCon published this article on their website. I am happy to share it on my blog as well.  http://www.stpcon.com/quality-index-fooled-by-measurement/  The software industry seems to have an obsession with metrics and measurement. We want to quantify...
Why I attended RST and why you should too!

Why I attended RST and why you should too!

Ever since we (Test Engineering Alliance Melbourne) started our meetup in June 2015, both Dr. Lee Hawkins and I have spoken about the great experience we had learning from James Bach and Michael Bolton through our direct interactions with them and also by attending...

Heuristics & Oracles

Recently, I was invited to deliver a talk at a local meetup group that focuses on automation in testing, the Software Test Automation Group. Since this group has a strong leaning towards technical aspects of testing, I decided to explain the terms testing and checking...

Convincing Your Boss (or not) for Trainings & Conferences

Many of us would like to take advantage of the numerous workshops and conferences available in order to further our knowledge and professional growth. However when it comes to convincing our employers to sponsor these events some of us find it difficult to justify the...