BlogSpy Vol 112: This week’s round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the blogosphere

Welcome to the 112th edition of EuroSTAR’s BlogSpy, the best round-up on the internet of the latest blog posts from the world of software testing.


Testing skills #2 – Influencing by listening – John Stevenson

John examines how you can influence others by not just listening to what they have to say but how they say it.

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Software Testing Vocabulary – Jason Ogayon

Jason describes how he has grew his testing vocabulary in the past five years that he has spent in software testing.

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The Slight Edge At Work – Rob Lambert


Rob discusses how making tiny changes can add up to large difference. He examines how this might work in an Agile team.

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Pressure or curiosity: Testers learning to program – Maaret Pyhäjärvi

The debate of should testers learn to programme has been a long running one in the community. Maaret explains how to embrace programming by just diving into it.

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Self-Organizing, Self-Directing, Self-Managing and Authority – Allan Kelly

Alan tries to differentiate between a self-organising and self-directing team. He discusses how the role of authority relates to these types of organisation for teams.

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10 Years In – Chris Kenst

After 10 years in the testing industry, Chris Kenst looks reflects and looks forward to the future and tries to see if he meets the criteria for the 10,000 rule.

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Do Testers Really Prevent Bugs – Amy Philips

Amy Philips examines if testers can prevent bugs, what is a bug and whether it is all semantics.

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