This past Friday, May 21st, 2021, was exactly 34 years since my first day at Apple Computer as a tester. Before that I was a dev, but I have been a tester ever since. This has put me in a … [Read more...] about 34 Years in Testing
My Posts at Tricentis
I divide my time between coaching testers, working on the new product for Tricentis, and developing and teaching my online classes. There is also some content about me and by me on the Tricentis … [Read more...] about My Posts at Tricentis
Tricentis Called. Now We’ll See.
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.
To What Have I Been Up?
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?
Why I Am a Tester
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
Public Class in the Seattle Area
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
Satisfice Website Quality Assurance
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
New and Improved Site
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’s Last Worry
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
How Michael Bolton and I Collaborate on Articles
(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