Monday Feb 07, 2011

Scrum

Here's a look at Scrum, an Agile development methodology which we follow. The write-up is posted at my blog -


http://www.techmanageronline.com/2011/02/scrum-agile-development-methodology.html

Monday Oct 18, 2010

Software Testing notes

"If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in."

More on why we test - here.

Thursday Oct 14, 2010

Software Testing notes

"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence"

More on this and trying to completely test a system - here.

Tuesday Sep 21, 2010

The Test Strategy and the Test Plan

Some thoughts on strategy and plan from a testing perspective. Read it here

Friday Aug 06, 2010

Stress Testing

A back to the basics blog entry that offers a perspective on Stress Testing. Read it here

Tuesday Jul 27, 2010

Software Testing - on discovering and exploring

What is software testing like? Is it for folks who got rejected in development? Is it for those who are without a job and looking for a toehold? Or is it meant to be a stepping stone to perhaps, "greener" pastures in the world of development? Read more here

Friday Jul 23, 2010

Software Testing - Time machine

Looking back at some entries on this blog from an year ago. Read them here

Wednesday Jul 21, 2010

Software Testing: Theory on Defect Detection

Here's an interesting theory on finding defects in software. It may seem very obvious to anyone involved in producing software, yet is easy to overlook. Read more here

Friday Jul 16, 2010

Software Testing and the hammer and nail approach

If all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. The saying applies to the world of Software Testing too. Read more here

Monday Jul 12, 2010

Software testers, sharpen your saw!

What does sharpening the saw have to do with Software Testing and why do testers even need to bother with this ? Read more here

Thursday Jul 08, 2010

Emotions and feelings encountered during testing

This entry looks at emotions encountered while testing software. Do you listen to your feelings or do you go with the script, merely looking for expected behavior as described in the test cases that you are executing. If the test produces the expected behavior, while you have experienced conflicting emotions during testing, what would you do? Read more here.

Tuesday Jul 06, 2010

Does Agile development need specialists ?

Books and programs on Agile development tend to emphasize the need for multi-skilled generalists who can take up different functional roles as needed. In such an environment, are specialists needed. Read more...

Friday Jul 02, 2010

Software Testing - Time machine; from an year ago

Rewinding to the past and going over some of the posts from an year ago. Read it here

Wednesday Jun 30, 2010

Agile development and what (not to) pick and choose

Abraham Lincoln said, “If you call a tail a leg, how many legs does a dog have? Four. Because calling it a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”  In the same vein, calling a project team agile does not really make it agile. Read it here.

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