Isn't all testing classed as "Testability"?

Hello,

I spent the weekend reflecting on Exploratory Testing Week and the discussions that happened.  One that stuck in my brain was figuring out how to help the C-level (think CIO or CTO) understand the value of testing, specifically exploratory testing.  Keith Klain did a great talk about exactly that, learning to speak their language.  I think the key information from Keith's talk could apply to most of our interactions with the rest of the business - managers, other teams, etc - it's a valuable skill. 

- Áine, MarketingBoss


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Does your team know the difference between Exploratory Testing and Ad-Hoc Testing? Do they feel comfortable actually doing Exploratory Testing?  Nicola Lindgren's article could help you get your team to understand it fully and help you implement it in your development cycle. ๐Ÿค”

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Have you done database performance testing before? Kevin is looking for some help with getting started. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

We've all faced "I'm not sure I trust your testing" from other members of the team, or maybe you want to make sure you're doing the best testing job you can.  This post from Maaret can help with that. 

Romina is trying to encourage their team to actively share their experiences and discuss testing as a team in a virtual setting. Could you share some tips? ๐Ÿค”

In this podcast episode from Frederico Toledo,  he talks to Simon Prior discussing how to form more people in STEM with the skills needed to become great testers and how to make our profession more well known to those who have yet to graduate from university!

Our Exploratory Testing Week workshop with Elizabeth Zagroba had tonnes of questions and excellent resources shared! The discussion is continuing on The Club if you missed the live session.  ๐Ÿ˜„

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