Using “Six Honest Serving Men” as a problem analysis tool

Rudyard Kipling was one of the best-loved poets of all time. His work was celebrated for its versatility and passion. He was the first English-language writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature and, to date, he remains its youngest recipient.

Despite being written over 100 years ago, Kipling’s short Six Honest Serving Men poem outlines a very powerful set of questions which can be applied as a problem analysis tool to many testing and non-testing scenarios.
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Posted by Peter Gould in Personal development, Problem analysis, 1 comment

The beauty of meetups

Whatever your level of testing experience, meetups are a great way to learn more about testing, meet people with similar interests, build up your network and give something back to the testing community.

Not every field has a community, but I have found that the software development and testing communities are thriving. If you haven’t yet, I’d highly recommend getting involved in both the online and offline community.
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Posted by Peter Gould in Personal development, 1 comment

A warm welcome

Welcome to my new blog — Quality is King!

I’ve started this blog to share my testing musings with you. I’ll be blogging about all things testing and general technology, from testing techniques to accessible HTML.

I truly believe that quality is the most important value a business can hold, regardless of whether they are an eCommerce website or a car factory. Whilst testers can assess the quality level, we can do so much more to drive quality improvements throughout the process. I’ll be covering how I have done this in later blog posts.
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Posted by Peter Gould in Other, 0 comments