Your Weekly Testing News - Issue 412

How do you connect with the testing community? Plus many helpful business posts, lots of new testing events and questions for you to answer. All in this week's newsletter.

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The conference buzz is building. TestBash Spring 2023 is just over a month away! Have you registered? And it's times like this I reflect on the power of a testing community coming together on one incredible day. Lots of learning possibilities, new folks to meet and existing connections to strengthen. Join the TestBash chat channel and share what you're excited about

It's been great to see community meetups taking off again across the globe. There are three happening this Thursday (23rd): Prague, Leeds and Abu Dhabi (this one's online and open to all). 

Can you help with the following?

  1. Start a new discussion based on all the brilliant conversations and observations from The State of Software Testing in the North West (UK)
  2. Deborah would like to know how you manage distributed teams and time zones. 🗺️
  3. What advice do you have for Mirza about getting into a Test Manager role and what resources would you recommend?
  4. How do you estimate your testing? 
  5. Share your thoughts on quality assistance and quality engineers. Add to the conversation that opened up again.
  6. Jennifer is keen to know how to help their company transition towards automation.

Oh, and do check out Deborah Reid's excellent new risk-based article: Five Things I Learnt Speaking At A Testing Conference For The First Time. 🎙️

I hope you have a great week.

— Simon, CommunityBoss



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Helpful business posts



Read the announcement about the new collection of 99 Minute Workshops in March. 👀

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Simon Tomes


Simon is a CommunityBoss at Ministry of Testing and his pronouns are he/him. Currently learning to be a better community enabler, he has a passion for all things testing with a career in various testing roles since 2003. He particularly enjoys promoting and sharing the value of exploratory testing.

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