Category Archives: I’ve attended a thing

Dirty Testing Secrets: Testing in Half the Time?

The 7th Cambridge Exploratory Workshop on Testing (CEWT) took place to the topic of “Dirty Testing Secrets”. The organisers wanted to know whether there were things that might “horrify” or “upset” when becoming public, and given CEWT is a peer … Continue reading

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Ministry of Testing Meetups in Cambridge 2018

2018 was a fantastic and incredibly busy year for the Ministry of Testing Cambridge group. We saw a total of 25 Meetups organised via three types of events: the traditional morning Lean Coffee gatherings, the evening Meetups with speakers, workshops … Continue reading

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Ministry of Testing Meetups in Cambridge 2017

Tis the season! Let’s have a look back at another year of excellent evening events at the Ministry of Testing Meetup in Cambridge. I’m really pleased that we again managed to have events happening pretty regularly each month – a … Continue reading

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I Wish that I had Think Feet

Communication plays quite an important role in the job of a tester (and in our lives, actually), but it can be quite challenging. How to bring a potentially controversial topic across without stepping on peoples toes? How to best deliver … Continue reading

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Cambridge Lean Coffee 01/17

First Lean Coffee of the year, and the first Lean Coffee and second overall Meetup via our shiny new dedicated Ministry of Testing Cambridge Meetup Group. If you’re in the Cambridge area and interested in testing, sign up! We’ve met … Continue reading

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Ministry of Testing Meetups in Cambridge 2016

2016 saw a really nice range of evening Meetups in the Ministry of Testing Cambridge group – with talks, workshops and open formats like Show & Tell, Games or just drinks scattered throughout – check the line up of our … Continue reading

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Cambridge Lean Coffee 07/16

Great #LeanCoffee :) pic.twitter.com/32hQamdzH6 — Andrew Fraser (@tuxt3r) July 27, 2016 Again an excellent Cambridge Lean Coffee, this month at Nokia, hosted by James Coombes (many thanks!). Great discussion, and on a site note, we found it interesting that we … Continue reading

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PechaKucha: Now you see it – now you don’t

For the last Software Testing Club Meetup here in Cambridge I shamelessly hopped on the wagon and directed us to go see the PechaKucha Night at the friendly Espresso Library near Parker’s Piece. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people … Continue reading

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#TestBash 2016: Ash Winter – Testing the Bigger Picture (Workshop)

Last week was #TestBash and I’m still fully excited about the experience. The conference for me started off with the Workshop Day, I attended Ash Winter‘s “Testing the Bigger Picture – System Architectures”. The topic is something that resonated a … Continue reading

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Boldly go (where no one has gone before)

Last week we had Adam Knight present a talk on “Fractal Exploratory Testing” at the Software Testing Club Meetup here in Cambridge, hosted by the lovely folk at Linguamatics. FET is a concept Adam thought up in order to explain the benefits … Continue reading

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