Posted: Jun 6, 2019

May RoundUp of All Things MoT

TestBash season is in full swing with all TestBash Software Testing Conferences now on sale! This month, TestBash Netherlands took place in a new venue and all the awesome talks from this event will be available on the Dojo very soon.

The Club

A few selected discussions from The Club that we thought you might find interesting.


The Club Ninja

Each month we select one of our Club users to be our Ninja of the Month.  Our Club Ninja this month is Faith Roberts.

MoT News 

Flux Federation Sponsor Tickets for TestBash New Zealand
We are excited to announce that Flux Federation have signed up as Gold sponsors and have chosen to sponsor 3 people to attend TestBash New Zealand.

Tickets to TestBash, Our Software Testing Conference, in New Zealand Are Now on Sale
We’re super excited to announce that our TestBash New Zealand lineup is live. We can’t wait to welcome you to Te Papa, Wellington for our very first conference in New Zealand.  We have a few surprises up our sleeve.

Our SSL Certificate Expired, oOps!
I’m usually a late waker, I don’t do mornings, however this morning I had to be up to take a family member to the airport for 7 am. I reluctantly wake up at 6.40am and reach for my phone to see what is going on in the world, my usual routine, just less awake on this occasion! My Slack and the MoT Twitter are on fire with news of the site being down, and a few more accurate tweets regarding the cause being our SSL certificate had expired. I’m wide awake now! It’s 6.45am.

TestBash San Francisco 2019 Tickets Are Live!
That’s right, tickets to our software testing conference, TestBash, in San Francisco are now on sale.  We’re heading back for a two-day single-track conference on November 6-7, 2019.  Once again, we have an exciting lineup with a truly diverse range of speakers and topics. 

The Dojo

Here are the superb talks from TestBash Brighton and other awesome new content and curations from The Dojo this May:‚Äč

June Online Events

Testing Ask Me Anything - Shift Left, Shift Right - Marcus Merrell
We have a new Ask Me Anything live webinar on Tuesday 11th June at 8 pm UK time. This time we're talking about Shift Left, Shift Right.  

The Shift Left/Shift Right movements, much more than mere buzzwords, seek to "smooth out" the big testing hump that blocks releases, moving testing resources earlier and later in the SDLC. This gives you a more stable, predictable, and confident release process, and removes a lot of the mystery and uncertainty from the process of delivering value to your customers.

Once you've registered you could ask Marcus any question you might have, here are a few more examples:

  • We've all heard of Shift Left, but how do you define Shift Right?
  • What's the biggest barrier preventing dev teams from shifting the test process to the left/right?
  • What do you think will be the next big leap, enabling this shift? Will it be in tooling? Culture? Education?

Detroit Meetup Online - Being a trusted advisor as a tester with Elizabeth Fiennes 
26th June at 11.45pm UK Time. Testers are called on to give advice or information daily as part of their role. How can do we do that in a way that is in the best interest of our team and product without our natural bias getting in the way? Leveraging the concept of the trusted adviser is one solution to this.


Future Events

Just a quick sneak peek at what events are coming up in the next few months

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