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Agility – A beautiful explanation

Summary Tathagat Varma beautifully expounds as to what is Agility is. He says agility is actually the ability of an ...
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22 tips to smart dev & test

T Ashok @ash_thiru on Twitter Summary TEN tips for a developer to enable delivery of brilliant code and TWELVE tips ...
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A quick primer on AI

Curated by T Ashok @ash_thiru Summary This article is curated from SIX articles as a quick primer on AI. Starting ...
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Build with Quality

Summary What it takes to “Build with quality” ? Girish Elchuri outlines that it takes a good modern micro-services architecture, ...
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25 things I expect of a great tester

Be disciplined, but stay creative.Ask questions, find answers. Be helpful, but don’t do others’ work.Point out mistakes, don’t blame though.Find ...
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The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes from an Uncertain Science

T Ashok @ash_thiru “It is easy to make perfect decisions with perfect information. Medicine asks you make perfect decisions with ...
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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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