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16 Oct

G(r)ood Testing Volume 9 - Test Strategy Revisited

16 October 2014 by Derk-Jan de Grood

Last year an English colleague spent a few days in the Netherlands. This was a good opportunity to meet him and exchange some ideas. We met in Café American in the midst of Amsterdam. While enjoying a good cup of coffee, we exchanged our project experiences and we excitedly told each other about our activities. Soon our discussion came to the core topic of the day: agile versus methodical testing. Continue reading...

02 Oct

Share with me what kind of questions you will bring to the conference

02 October 2014 by Derk-Jan de Grood

On Thursday, the last day of the EurSTAR conference we will close the program with an interactive session. It is your last chance to gather answers for your testing questions.

18 Sep

G(r)ood Testing Volume 8 - Exploritory Testing - Modus Operandi

18 September 2014 by Derk-Jan de Grood

Exploratory testing is way past its introductory phase. I remember when applying it for the first time in 2007. It was a perfect pilot. In that specific project and old legacy system was replaced. Due to the legacy there was no documentation. Read the rest of the blog...

10 Apr

G(r)ood Testing Volume 4 - Who will test the spreadsheets?

10 April 2014 by Derk-Jan de Grood

Spreadsheets are a key factor when making business decisions that can affect many people. Derk-Jan de Grood asks the question, Who is testing these spreadsheets?

18 Aug

Why attend a conference?

18 August 2011 by Derk-Jan de Grood

Last week I read a nice blog by Huib Schoots. He raises the question: “Why go to the EuroSTAR conference”. In his blog he states that attending conferences can be rewarding, but is also expensive. So we will need to persuade our decision making managers that it worthwhile to attend. As part of the program committee of this year’s conference I have tried with my fellow committee members to make the program speak for itself. But more arguments might be needed.