Katrina the Tester
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
3 ways to define your role without a RACI matrix
I lead a team of Test Coaches, which is still a relatively unusual role in our industry. As a Test Coach I was part of a number of conversat...
Thursday, 7 June 2018
The world of test automation capability
Imagine a traditional capability matrix. A spreadsheet where each column is skill, each row is the name of an individual, and then the map i...
Sunday, 20 May 2018
9 quick ideas for flexible testing
When you're a tester in an agile team, it can be easy to fall into a comfortable testing pattern. The transparency of daily stand-up and...
Saturday, 12 May 2018
No unit tests? No problem!
A couple of weeks ago I created a Twitter poll about unit tests that asked: "Is code without unit tests inherently bad code?" ...
Wednesday, 25 April 2018
How do you choose a test automation tool?
When you’ve agreed what you want to automate , the next thing you’ll need to do is choose a tool. As a tester most of the conversations I ob...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Setting strategy in a Test Practice
Part of my role is figuring out where to lead testing within my organisation. When thinking strategically about testing I consider: how t...
Friday, 16 February 2018
How do you decide what to automate?
When you start to think about a new automated test suite, the first conversations you have will focus on what you're going to automate. ...
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