AI Surge Unleashed: Your Weekly Testing News - Issue 450

Is it too late to discover how AI will disrupt the testing industry? Plus news and ideas from the testing community and industry. Discover it all in this week's newsletter.

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Is it too late to discover the impact AI will have on the testing industry? 

I don't think so. Yet during TestBash Autumn, Carlos Kidman sure as heck emphasized the importance of AI in Testing and what that means for our testing roles. He shared the following tips:

  1. Focus on the deep skill of testing, not just checking. Checking will be replaced with AI.  
  2. Familiarise yourself with general GPT-powered tools. Use them to rubber duck yet don't rely on them to support your testing efforts. Find a domain-specific tool trained on smaller data sets.
  3. Consider what data you are giving to an AI app vendor. And if you don't trust them, then you're going to have to build the AI-powered app yourself. 

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Here are more things from the testing community. 

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Leadership

Strategy & Methodologies

New-to-MoT to check out this week


📂  Collection running in Postman has recently seen some changes. Here's Swathika Visagn's advice on how to get the most out of them: The Many Ways of Executing Postman Collections


Have a great week.

— Simon, CommunityBoss

 



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  1. 🔥 Hot topic: Where does testing fit into your CI/CD pipeline?
  2. 🔥 Hot topic: How did you fall into testing?
  3. João would like to know, does anyone have any experience with testing in a regulated industry?
  4. What's your security testing strategy for 4jlog?
  5. How do you debug automated e2e tests? asks Ian
  6. What's your take on software industry awards? 
  7. What advice can you share about landing a junior QA software engineer role?
  8. Anzhela is keen to find out, what open-source tool do you recommend for desktop application automation testing?


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Simon Tomes

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Simon works in the community team 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.