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Test Planning the Marine Way: “Develop A Shared Situational Awareness” by Ed Cook

April 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Testing From The Field

“The process of planning itself should provide a common understanding of the nature of the problem and so support communication and cooperation. In other words, planning is a way of exploring the situation. Even if the understanding of that situation is incomplete or not entirely correct—and most attempts to attain situational awareness will be both—the […]

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“Embedded Testing” by Howard Clark

October 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Testing From The Field

The soldier in his boxers was concerned about this picture going public and the ramifications on his continued enlistment. An unfortunate fear by anyone that has someone with a bird’s-eye view into their day-to-day work habits. But I would assume the photographer who took the picture was happy to see the soldier’s dedication to the […]

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“At What Cost Will You Pursue Performance?” by Howard Clark

September 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Performance Testing

The stats of the finest example of engineering on the planet The Bugatti Veyron SuperSport: Top Speed – 267 Mph Cost – $1.9 million plus Running at Top Speed – Tires have a life of 37 miles, replacement costs $25K plus for tires, $50K forged alloy wheels. Running at Top Speed – Fuel lasts 12 […]

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A Side Note: “To Pull the Plug or Not, Who Knew The Life And Death Of a Computer Would Depend On A Tester?” by Howard Clark

August 25th, 2010 · No Comments · A Side Note

To Pull the Plug or Not? Who knew the life or death of a computer would depend on a tester “To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And […]

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A Side Note: “Fighting To Maintain A Tester’s Integrity” by Bobby Washington

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · A Side Note

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” The operative word here is practice. As testers credibility is just as important a skill to possess as any. However, anyone involved with software development for any length of time can agree that sometimes pressures from management can try to force us […]

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