Archive for June, 2009

TEST IDEA TRIGGERS Rikard Edgren 5 Comments

When you come up with a new test idea, you are using your knowledge and experience, but there is also some sort of stimuli that triggers the idea. Something you see, hear, understand or think about. You seldom think in totally new ways, you rather combine things in a new way. These are my favorite […]

Long live the Waterfall Martin Jansson 8 Comments

A cheer to those of you who were able to attend this conferance: http://www.waterfall2006.com/ My favorites: http://www.waterfall2006.com/crispin.html http://www.waterfall2006.com/jeffries.html Thank god everyone is not a believer of the hype around the Agile Movement. Process is king!

I am secretly in love with Cem Kaner Henrik Emilsson 3 Comments

Well, “secretly” as in that he does not know that I am in love with him… Yet! If you haven’t discovered the amazing Cem Kaner yet, I can give you the following advices and hoping that you too might fall in love some day: Visit kaner.com publications and read ANY article from his large publication-section. Buy […]

The Importance of Resolution in Bug Systems Rikard Edgren 3 Comments

This post was triggered by blog post Resolved as Not Repro - http://thetesteye.com/blog/2009/06/resolved-as-not-repro/ I believe that bug systems too often are used with onlý a this-project-right-now approach, where you care most about just getting all items dealt with. This is perfectly fine for one-off type of projects, but does not work fully for software where the […]

Resolved as Not Repro Henrik Emilsson 8 Comments

Lets say that you have a bug system; and for each bug you have the two fields “State” and “Resolution” where the following values are valid: State: New, Assigned, Resolved, Closed. Resolution: Fixed, Invalid, Won’t fix, Duplicate, Not Repro. Further, you have a field where a product version number should be entered; i.e., the earliest […]