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11 Ways To Maximize Engagement On Your Tweets

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>For gaining more engagement, clicks, retweets, and replies, Twitter images work.<p>It’s why we created Pablo—a simple way to create social media images in under 30-seconds—and it’s why we love sharing all the tips we can about creating great visuals for …

Explore capabilities, not features

This is an excerpt from my upcoming book, Fifty Quick Ideas To Improve Your TestsExploratory testing requires a clear mission. The mission statement …

Are You An Analog or Digital Leader?

Changing mindsets begins with you! The only mind you can be sure of changing is your own, and the only way that you can demonstrate this mindset change is through your behaviors. If you aspire for your organization to be faster, more innovative, less afraid of failure, it has to begin by you being …

15 UX and UI Tools for Web Designers

What has been working for you in the past may not be entirely appropriate for your next web or app design project. If this is the case, there are a …

10 Unit Testing Tips You Should Follow In Every Language

In this article I explore the increasing value of unit testing and provide 10 practical tips to be followed during this process in order to yield …

Learning to use exploratory testing in your organisation ...

We have a certain view of test practises which have been passed to us from the waterfall project roots we've all had some experience of. In many …

Using Quality Characteristics

More than 3 years have passed since we published the first version of our Software Quality Characteristics. It is quite popular, and it is now …

Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – Bug Fixes

This post is the first out of three on where to use the Session Based Test approach with the goal to convince management that this is a good and …

Data collection and storage using Gozirra, Flume and HBase Shaun Dugan Monday 20th January

The aim of the project was to develop and demonstrate capabilities around technologies emerging in the “big data” technology space, using Network …

Agility mis-applied Kevin Langham Thursday 2nd January

I have been working with a client who has recently taken a decision to embrace the Agile way of working. While they have made what I feel is good …

Project Management

Call for Articles

<i>So here it is 2014, everybody’s having fun…</i><p>No wait, that’s not right.<p>Anyway.<p>So how is 2014 shaping up for you? Is it to be a year of evolution and …

Your User Is Not You

The title of this post, “Your User Is Not You”, is cheerfully cribbed from a fellow named David Platt, who wrote a pointed and very funny book called</i> …

3 misconceptions about BDD

BDD has been often misunderstood among developers, QAs and even BAs. We often hear of teams saying that their project is using BDD, but when we check …

The cloud landscape described, categorized, and compared - by Johan Den Haan

“I work for a PaaS company” I answered him. “Ah, okay, great”, and he moved to another subject. It was a cold winter day on a hipster cloud …

unSAFe at any speed

The boys from RUP (Rational Unified Process) are back. Building on the profound failure of RUP, they are now pushing the Scaled Agile Framework (e) …

Start one in your city!

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Participants gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are directed and …

Project Management

Building Your First Personal Kanban | Personal Kanban

The basic kanban: Waiting, Working, Done<p>A quick trip through personal kanban design patterns demonstrates how they can be created using any number of …

Dropbox Paper

Checklist: Tips To Approach Test Automation

In collaboration with SmartBear we are continuing our series of very useful software testing checklists – this one has tips and questions relating to …

Performance Testing Checklist Packet

We’ve pulled together the best tips and ideas from research and the community to bring together a series of 3 Performance Testing related …

The Testing Planet Archive

The best software testing articles from the Testing Planet archive pre-2016. Got a few spare minutes? Come and have a read.

Culture

Blogging is the New Resume

<i>Ryan Hoover is the co-creator of Product Hunt, creator of Startup Edition, and instructor at Tradecraft. Follow him at @rrhoover or visit his blog to read more about startups and product design.</i><p>Can we all agree resumes are crummy? Can you really communicate your life’s accomplishments and skill-set …

ATDD From the Trenches

Getting started with Acceptance-Test Driven Development<p>Have you ever been in this situation:<p>Related Sponsor<p>Then this article is for you – a concrete …

Checklist: How To Generate Test Ideas

We are continuing our series of checklists with the support of SmartBear. (Go check them out!)<p>How do testers actually test something? Where do they …

Exploratory Software Testing: Tips, Tricks, Tours, and Techniques to Guide Test Design

Exploratory testing, according to James A. Whittaker, is “When the scripts are removed entirely…, the process is called exploratory testing.” …

The Testing Planet Archive

The best software testing articles from the Testing Planet archive pre-2016. Got a few spare minutes? Come and have a read.