BlogSpy Vol 116: This week’s round-up of the best software testing blog posts from the blogosphere

Welcome to the 116th edition of EuroSTAR’s BlogSpy, the best round-up on the internet of the latest blog posts from the world of software testing.


Stop Asking Yourself “What’s My Passion?” and Start Asking This Instead – Lily Zhang

If you are thinking about your job satisfaction and if you are in the right role, Lily Zhang writes on the questions you should be asking yourself.

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Internet of things: is it a security nightmare? – Gordon Hunt

Gordon Hunt reports on the potential failings of having all household and non-household devices going online and the potential for security issues to occur.

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Security In Software – Margareta Muru

Margareta writes on managing the skills in mastering security testing and why they are important.

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Introduction to DevOps – Part 1: WTF Is DevOps? – James Willett

If you are aware of Dev-Ops, have heard the term for a while but are stillunsure how it exactly works, James Willett offers a guide to his understanding of the methodology.

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The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners – Kenneth Mikkelsen & Harold Jarche

What makes a great leader? The authors here argue that the best way to be a good leader is to be always learning.

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Fractal Exploratory Testing Revisited – Adam Knight

Adam expands on this theory for exploratory testing and what he means by “fractal recursivity”.

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Why Flexible Working Hours Make Employees More Productive – Sarah Landrum


Looking at it from an American viewpoint, Sarah Landrum writes about how flexible work hours are something that is desired by a lot of employess but not just for lifestyle reasons and how they can benefit the employer too.

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Testing Skills #6 – Speaking the language of business – John Stevenson

John discusses how to explain the value of software testing to management who would not have a deep understanding of the concept. How do you tell them that testing wroks?

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The Device Purchase Quandry: Which Devices to Buy for Mobile Testing – Karen Johnson

If you are engaged in mobile testing, what devices should you have? Karen looks over  the fragmented Android market and what is best to explore.

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