Why Agile Makes Me Sad

Everybody loves agile. Really everybody? Is agile work in the new economy the utopia we all dream of? Is this the silver bullet to testers happiness? Isn’t that a weird question? You would not expect so see “sad” and “agile” in one sentence, wouldn’t you? But actually, there are quite …

Great Large Quality

They are still around: large projects that are delivered by a mix of on-site and off-site ressources. And there are companies around who embrace this delivery model. Sometimes in the testing scene, you do not dare to admit if you are “still stuck” in such an environment. At the StugHH …

#EveryWomanInQAcounts

There are quite some women in QA, it’s true, absolutely fantastic. It feels that in QA women are even more frequent than in development. Is it because of this sad perception of mothers, who clean-up after their children and men? And testers cleaning up after development? So sad! Apart from …

Learning QA with Gamification

You hear this word pretty often these days „Gamification“. It basically means to awaken the joy of buried lightheartedness of childhood, where you just learn by playing. Well, there are other definitions out there, for example in Wikipedia: “Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game …