Category Archives: I’ve thought about a thing

Diversity Matters

The latest Cambridge Exploratory Workshop on Testing (CEWT) came along, asking “What Makes Good Testers and/or Testing?“. It made me think: Isn’t it rather nice that I can learn something new about testing everyday, so why try to define based on … Continue reading

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Learning Pairing

The last year was a bit of a journey into pairing for me. Not that I hadn’t paired before and didn’t appreciate and enjoy it. But pairing got amplified in the last year as a more conscious effort and an … Continue reading

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Three Ways to get Started with (Exploratory) Testing as a non-Tester

This is a companion piece for my talk “Testing Demystified” at the DDD East Anglia, where I encourage people from other disciplines, namely programmers, to get more involved in (exploratory) testing activities (because it’s fun! And worth it!). And here … Continue reading

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Organise? A way!

I went to the World Information Architecture Day in London recently – our UX Designer, Rog, had been before and I gladly tagged along. And as often, if you emerge yourself in a new area, you’ll get great input and learn new things … 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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Of forest and trees

Software architecture overviews and me have a history. To start with, I’ve seen a few and most of them looked different to each other, by type. So I was often slightly confused about what all would fit that label and what would rather be a … Continue reading

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