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Featured image of article 15 categories of tooling for digital test automation

15 categories of tooling for digital test automation

T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary In this article I have tried picture(ise) the landscape of the plethora of tools for testing ...
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What does it take to Build In Quality?

T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary This article is a set of brilliant ideas curated from four articles with the first suggesting ...
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Automation in isolation is more of a problem!

by Vijay Kumar Gambhiraopet linkedin.com/in/gambhiraopet Businesses view software testing as a physical activity of executing tests. Test execution, being the ...
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Design for Testability – An overview

T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary This outlines what testability, the background of testability from hardware, the economic value of DFT,  why ...
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Approximate thinking

by T Ashok @ash_thiru Many years ago I read the book "The Art of Profitability" a brilliant business book that ...
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Dissecting the human/machine test conundrum

T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary It is common to see testing discussions veer into a dichotomy of "manual vs automated testing" ...
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The Power of Geometry

A good running form, a great cycling geometry become essential to delivering higher performance with no increase in power output ...
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Do brilliantly ‘right’ after taking a ‘left’!

T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary A logical ‘left brain’ thinking complemented with a creative ‘right-brained thinking' results in brilliant testing. This ...
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What are Sketchnotes? Sketchnotes are purposeful doodling while listening to something interesting. Sketchnotes don't require high drawing skills, but do ...
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Systematic Inventive Thinking

Summary Systematic Inventive Thinking is a method to direct our creative energies to solving problems that have strict boundaries to ...
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Thinking Visually

nanoLearning on “Thinking Visually” using Sketchnotes from Anuj Magazine, Citrix. The video of this smartbits is available here. Ashok : As an ...
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CIO views on Quality

SummaryThis article is about views on quality from CIOs curated from a list of interesting articles. It is felt that ...
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It takes right brain thinking to go beyond the left

Right brained creative thinking comes in handy to go beyond the left, to enable us to vary the paths, discover ...
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Left brain thinking to building great code

A logical ‘left brain’ thinking is essential to good testing. Testing is not just an act, but an intellectual examination ...
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To express well, choose the right medium

The medium that we choose to express our thoughts that emanate from our language-driven thinking is key to expressing well ...
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Three communication approaches to brilliant clarity

Clarity is often a reflection of the mind and great clarity implies an uncluttered mind. The style & structure of ...
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High-performance thinking using the power of language

This is the first article in the series of twelve articles “XII Perspectives to High-Performance QA”, outlining interesting & counter-intuitive ...
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3 failures of poor system operationalisation

SummarySuccessful large system deployment failures is not merely due to poor testing of software. It is about poor operationalisation of ...
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Role of Abilities, Checklists & Tests for Accessibility article

Role of Abilities, Checklists & Tests for Accessibility

Curated by T Ashok @ash_thiru SummaryEvaluating accessibility by using only able-bodied people(testers) or by enabling accessibility only via use of ...
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Interesting articles on Accessibility

Curated by T Ashok @ash_thiru SummaryThis article is a collection of interesting aspects on accessibility curated form a set of ...
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