Many people that enter the testing industry come from various backgrounds with limited information about formal test training. What they’ve learned so far has been through experience, not formal training. Leading many to just do what they have always done. It’s common to find teams who have never been trained in Scrum using ScrumBut practices. If you believe that then you are one of the ScrumButs—then check out this article from the Scrum Alliance.Continue reading
When we released our Automation Survey last year, we asked our survey takers “What would prevent you from automating more tests?” and an overwhelmingly majority replied “Not enough technical skill to build more successful automation”. If you find that your team is in this situation, you’re not alone. Continue reading
We often find teams that don’t have enough knowledge of the basics. They regularly lack support from management, and also don’t have access to the right tools. Despite all the obstacles, the testers are expected to carry the burden of driving exceptional quality and customer satisfaction for the company.
A long time ago…
If we go back in time, to about 120 years ago, people were riding around in horse wagons or carriages. Then suddenly, the horse were gone and replaced by an engine and a steering wheel. But all in all, it still looked like carriage. A horseless carriage, to be more specific.