Evidence in Performance Reviews

For your annual review, I’ll need to see evidence of what you produced this year.

I don’t recall ever hearing reviews described quite this way but there’s truth in the statement. Reviews are grounded in evidence of your accomplishments, as measured against set goals.

Enjoy Testing

 The testers at work had a lean coffee session this week. One of the questions was  “I like testing best because …”I said that I find the combination of technical, intellectual, and social challenges endlessly enjoyable, fascinating, and st…

Where No-one Else Looks

In yesterday’s post, Optimising start of your exploratory testing, Maaret Pyhäjärvi lists anti-patterns she’s observed in testers that can lead to shallow outcomes of testing. She ends with this call:Go find (some of) what the others have missed! That …