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Blog site of  a volunteer activist

Testers as superforcasters!

It is impossible to📷 comprehensively test a complex commercial software system and still launch on time. Wouldn't be nice to be able to...

Preventing JIRA overgrowth

📷JIRA is a great  tool for developing software. One reason its great is because its so configurable. But I continually hear stories of...

Trade Agreements as Software

Submission to Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement 31 March 2016 - Ian Wells 8 Lessons from the...

JIRA - why Never Delete

I recommend never deleting any issues in JIRA. The reason is confidence in the system to act as a source of truth  - I have found if...

Classic books for testers

With technology changing so quickly, we all need to keep up to be able to  test effectively. Podcasts, blogs, and twitter feeds and...

Keeping complex testing simple

📷 Yes, the KISS is a Rodin sculpture, set in stone - but for  testers, developers and product owners, KISS can be something else just as...

Fake crowds of testers

📷 Here is a common testing problem. I am testing a beta or live release of software. Now I need to create 2 or more fake users to login,...

TPPA - brittle?

This is my 8 minute spoken submission to the TPPA subcommittee in Christchurch. The written submission is here. I appreciate the...

How an internship turns into a career

Because the New Zealand student internship program has so many ways to improve, I am always on the lookout for how particular students...

 
 

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