I understand why dog food companies are not run by dogs. Dogs can't talk. They are bad at math. They are liable to chase squirrels during meetings. They eat the paperwork. Dog food companies can't ask … [Read more...] about Tricentis Called. Now We’ll See.
I should blog more. I know. It's good for business. What have I not been blogging? I'm distracted by work. What work? Improving the Rapid Software Testing methodology and training. I am going … [Read more...] about To What Have I Been Up?
Alex Bunardzic asked me a question in a comment that inspires me to do a new post: "To me (and I’m sure you’ll find ways to convince me how wrong I am), if someone is intent on improving the … [Read more...] about Why I Am a Tester
This is to announce I will be teaching my Rapid Software Testing Explored class in downtown Bellevue, WA, on August 6-8. It will likely be the only time I teach in a classroom, in the United States, … [Read more...] about Public Class in the Seattle Area
I am a tester. I like being a tester. I once was a developer but I would rather be a tester. However, when it comes to this website I have had to go into developer mode. Since I'm also the CEO of … [Read more...] about Satisfice Website Quality Assurance
Wow, it takes a long time to make a website that has nice content on it! But here it is. Satisfice 2.0. All modernized. The design is down to Mary Alton. She researched the themes and plug-ins, too. … [Read more...] about New and Improved Site
Jerry Weinberg has died. Jerry was my teacher more than any other single person. As I have told my students and clients for years: my work is an elaboration and improvisation on his work. In November … [Read more...] about Jerry Weinberg’s Last Worry
(Someone posted a question on Quora asking how Michael and I write articles together. This is the answer I gave, there.) It begins with time. We take our time. We rarely write on a deadline, except … [Read more...] about How Michael Bolton and I Collaborate on Articles
I just heard that Ed Yourdon died. In '93 or early '94, I got a strange email from him. He had heard about me in Mexico and he wanted to meet. I had never been to Mexico and I had never met or spoken … [Read more...] about The Man Who Opened the Door
I've been telling people that the best conference I know for thinking testers is Let's Test (followed closely by CAST, which I will also be at, this year, in New York). Let's Test was created by … [Read more...] about Let’s test at Let’s Test