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The Association for Software Testing is crowd-sourcing a book, Navigating the World as a Context-Driven Tester, which aims to provide responses to common questions and statements about testing from a context-driven perspective. It’s being edited by Lee…

Fail Here or Fail There

The First Law of Systems-Survival, according to John Gall, is this:A SYSTEM THAT IGNORES FEEDBACK HAS ALREADY BEGUN THE PROCESS OF TERMINAL INSTABILITYLaws are all-caps in Systemantics. Not just laws, but also theorems, axioms, and corollaries. There a…

See Plus Plus

Susan Finley’s webinar for the Association for Software Testing, Making the Invisible Visible, has just been made available on YouTube.  It starts in the middle of an ongoing war room situation with a large group crammed around a small t…

The Ideal Test Plan

A colleague pinged me the other day, asking about an “ideal test plan” and wondering whether I could suggest something.Not without a bit more information, I said.OK, they said.Who needs the plan, for what purpose? I asked.Their response: it’s for inter…

Vote Testers!

  The Association for Software Testing board elections are happening shortly. Terms are two years long but staggered so that half of the board is up for re-election every year. I’ve just finished my first term and I’ve decided to stand a…