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DPIT – first obstacle

3 weeks into the project, everything seems to work as planned. The team joined the office as scheduled, around 11.00 am, without laptops, without questions, without progress I sent them home and ask them to return tomorrow at least with questions and laptops.

STWC 2016 – the grand finale

-1928 England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane – 1967 The Beatles’ clothing store “Apple” opens at 94 Baker Street, London – 2016 Software Testing World Cup Final takes place in Potsdam 7 teams: Asia, Oceania, Antarctica, Africa, Europe, South America, North America are competing for the title of best software testing team […]

Dear Selenium….

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Dear Selenium, You’re killing me softly! It’s been 7 years since we started working together. I’ve seen you grow, while you taught me great things. You are a mature product now, you’ve become a W3C standard. I always admired your stuberness to help everyone and get involved in everything, but this comes with a price. […]

Testing from pseudoscience to science

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Couple of years ago I started my doctoral studies in the area of software testing. I wanted to research “The differences in testing approaches in different organizational cultures”. While I decided to postpone it due to some personal beliefs on the value of a doctoral diploma, the scientific method of doing software testing is one […]

Be in charge of your professional growth

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Last week, I humbly accepted the invitation of talking about professional growth in front of a group of software testers . While the local software industry is constantly increasing and software testers are still in demand, positive experiences and success stories are often overlooked. As testers, we need to encourage testers to talk about their […]

Start fresh, start now!

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For over 10 years, I’ve been a tester, manager, test architect, consultant or strategist for various projects and clients. Most of the people I’ve met during these times encouraged me, challenged me, helped become better, stronger, wiser. For me, all the past 10 years were an opportunity to define myself, reinvent myself and constantly looking […]