Problems with meetings (not OneNote or even software related!)

Even testers need to have meetings now and then, and during my 40% of the week last week, we had two of "those meetings" back to back. In the first meeting, we could not get the overhead projector working with the first tablet we tried. The cable would not physically plug into the connector. The…

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Life in testing: more about meetings

Last week I mentioned that about 40% of my time was taken by meetings. That’s probably normal for a manager here at Microsoft and I don’t see anything unusual about that number. But for a meeting to occur, at least two other items need to be present: other attendees, and a meeting room. Since most…

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The typical work week in OneNote Test

One of my friends was asking me about Microsoft over the weekend and wanted to know what it was "really like" working here. I suggested he read my blog since that is ostensibly the purpose behind it: to show what life is like as a tester here. He did not want to read it, and…

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