Definition of Start (with Testing)

Sometime ago, I had a discussion with a tester about what he needed to start with testing. He answered: “I need requirements”. I asked him: “What if there are no requirements?” He answered: “Then I cannot start with testing. I need to have a test base.” Okay, he passed the ISTQB exam, but not in my…

Free magazines

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about some information to be used for self education and how to improve your learning skills for junior testers. I want to provide you some more information. Below a list (and URL) of magazines which contain a lot of information about software testing which can be downloaded for free (but you…

Paired Exploratory …..

This blog is inspired by James Bach. He mentioned the test technique Paired Exploratory Survey, where two testers team up together to do a `test survey´ on an application or system. Details you can find here I recently got confronted with the situation that a tester (the subject matter expert) on one of my projects…