Penultimate Day of School 2011

If it’s June it must be time for my annual “I love the Penultimate Day of School” blog post.  As this is now my third post on the word penultimate (actually the second post was on the antepenultimate month of school).   In a sense that now makes my first post on the subject the antepenultimate…

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Confidence is High and Feeling Feisty

This is a bit of personal musing.  Feel free to skip. Originally I was going to tweet this but then I started coming up with quite a few tweets and decided a short blog would be better.  There is such a thing among testers on twitter as tweeting your own horn a bit too much. I…

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The Demise of the Test Lab – An Ode to when Testers worked in test labs

Since I have been in software it has been readily accepted that in order to test software one needs hardware. At most software companies this means that there is a test lab filled with computers and devices to assist in the testing. My experience has shown that with each major paradigm shift in software such…


MINNEAPOLIS AND BACK TO TALK CLOUD TESTING

Who in their right mind agrees to fly all morning from Seattle to Minneapolis, drive to a local software testing special interest group (SIG), talk for 90 minutes, and fly back home that same night? For a number of reasons, the most important of which was being home in the morning to help get my…