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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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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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Twitter Timeline Q3/17

#September Nailed it. pic.twitter.com/FEtbLuBUqJ — James Thomas (@qahiccupps) September 16, 2017

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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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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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