What a read! Charisma Chan and Beth Cooper share lots, lots of insights on how Google is debugging production issues and tips on how we can apply these strategies in our projects.
Consider thinking in terms of testing, rather than test cases. And if you are applying test cases, please don’t count them. And if you count them, please don’t believe that the count means anything.
In another brilliant post of the series, Michael Bolton continues to explain why the number of test cases is not a good metric for measuring quality.
Hungry for more? There's already the next part on why it's so hard to tell when testing will be done.
This series looks promising! Maaike Brinkhof has spent 10 years in testing and decided to share 10 lessons she learned during that time. In the article above, you can read her first lesson about testing alone not doing... much.
A super insightful read from Ladislav Cicon and Jyoti Patel on how they used a smart exploratory testing approach to test a project as a whole, while not running out of time nor budget.
Having been a QA Lead, I know how important it is to embed a culture of quality into the organisation. That's why I really enjoyed Simon Prior's take on the matter — so well explained and full of solid pieces of advice.
A great in-depth article by Andrew Knight who shares his experience of mentoring software testers, explaining why it's important and how to do it well from the mentor's and the mentee's perspectives.