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 …

A Real Life Example for e2e Testing

Starting Point: a Project with many Business Processes In one of my last projects I worked in an environment with an application that had very many lengthy end to end (e2e) business processes. Technically, the system consisted of a framework that had been heavily configured and customized. Customization included changes …

QA Bullshit Bingo

Lately I read an internal article about the setup of QA in a very large environment. This environment had some mature agile practices, based on a long history of v-model shaped projects. The article was about how one could even improve some specific aspects of the setup. It probably was …