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Resolutions

I recently reviewed a list of defect prevention methods published by Capers Jones and Olivier Bonsignour in their book, “Economics of Software Quality.” I was looking for some information to give to my development team so they could choose an option … Continue reading

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The Green Field

Recently I’ve spoken on career planning for QA Professionals in the new Agile world. There’s a lot of confusion and a lot of uncertainty because the term Agile is used in so many ways. The confusion causes a great deal … Continue reading

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Reasons we do things

Iain McCowatt wrote a good blog on Exploring Uncertainty about Models of Automation.  He got me thinking about why we do the things we do. The first reason is because someone has given us a task.  There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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Fear

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. – Frank Herbert, Dune A little healthy fear is a good thing.  It’s what identifies risks to team members.  It’s what encourages people to plan well.  It’s what allows you to consider … Continue reading

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