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What is the Software Testing Clinic, Exactly?

The Software Testing Clinic is a safe environment for those who are new to software testing to learn and enhance their testing skills whilst enabling senior testers to learn and enhance their mentoring skills.  We’re a part of the Ministry of Testing family who are supporting us in offering quality training on key concepts of […]

TinyTestBash Is Coming To Belfast

Yes, TestBash really is coming to Belfast. We still can’t believe it ourselves. The community asked and Ministry of Testing responded. Belfast can sometimes be forgotten about and there really is an amazing community here. Myself (@heather_reiduff), Hugh McCamphill (@hughleo01) and Neill Boyd (@BelfastTester) have been active members of the Belfast testing community for quite […]

Continuous Call For Papers

TestBash in all the places. This is what’s materialising at the moment. We’ve been approached from over 15 locations, from passionate individuals looking to have a TestBash in their town. We’ve actioned some of those already, with Belfast on the way and a new destination in Europe to be announced soon. Plus we’re in discussions […]

TestBash Brighton Tickets Now On Sale

On 23-24th of March 2017 TestBash Brighton is happening. Super early bird tickets are now on sale.   Last year we sold out 2 months in advance.  TestBash Manchester sold out 3 months in advance.  Please bear this in mind when booking! The good news is that we have a new bigger venue, so we can […]

Software Testing Clinic Joins The Ministry of Testing Family

There are some fantastic people doing some great things in the testing communities. They’re starting new initiatives using their drive and determination, with the purpose of improving the software testing space. We love these people, and more importantly we love to support these people. We’ve recently shown this by supporting Maaret Pyhäjärvi with Testing Gems. […]

Ministry of Testing Gem Webinars

Ministry of Testing Gem Webinars (#testgems) The world of testing is full of great voices and stories, and we have heard too few of them. Thus we’re creating a webinar series for the new voices and stories. The mic is open and stage is yours, let’s just set up a time so that people know […]

Create. Participate. Get Involved. Here is how.

Last week we sold out our TestBash Manchester tickets. I celebrated this with a run and a bit of chalk grafiti! I also thought it would be a good time to jot down some thoughts about it and how we are trying grow and co-create an awesome testing community. We have a big mountain to climb, with a very small core […]

TestBash Brighton – Call For Papers

There’s lots going down at Ministry of Testing HQ! It seems like there is a TestBash here there and everywhere – Manchester, Philadelphia, Netherlands and next up (again) is Brighton. TestBash Brighton is happening on March 23rd-24th 2017. And we have a new venue!  This is partly because we’ve out grown our previous one and whilst […]

Moving onwards, together

Last week we sold out our TestBash Manchester tickets. I celebrated this with a run and a bit of chalk grafiti! Earlier this year we sold out our TestBash Brighton tickets weeks in advance too. This is our 9 year overnight success story, right? 🙂 Of course we are celebrating this, but it also sends many different […]

When Your Mentor Moves On:
 Dealing with A Change In Ideal Leadership

By Brian J. Noggle In retrospect, it seemed idyllic. The QA manager was great. Not only did the boss understand and support your drive to learn more by attending conferences, but he or she even allowed you to read articles and interact with the testing community on company time. When someone sought a scapegoat when […]