Experienced practitioners of software quality might notice similarities between my testing types diagram in this post and Brian Marick’s Agile Testing Matrix, linked here http://www.exampler.com/old- … more
In the software industry, there’s a common antipattern of working with “test automation” as if automation replicated the same values as manual testing, but faster and with fewer people.
Reality is … more
What is MetaAutomation all about?
It’s about replacing the term “test automation” with something much more descriptive, proper, generative, and less misleading: quality automation. Quality … more
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Manual test is when a person does the actions and observations and decides whether some aspect of SUT behavior is reportable as a bug (or, other action item). This is true whether or not the tester … more
In my last post I describe out the two kinds of automation that fit in the quality automation space.
People who do quality automation (at least, the part of quality automation that drives and … more
Quality automation is the domain (or problem space) of driving the SUT, measuring and recording data on SUT behavior and communicating that data to the business. I also use “quality automation” to … more
False negatives happen when these three things happen in order:
Operations (ops) promotes the software to the next level, or ships it to end-users
Someone (or, some automated process) discovers a … more
With all the quality automation that is your responsibility, a run of a check failed. It is your job to check it out.
After 30 minutes or so of investigation, you find that the failure happened … more