Software testing news – Issue 475: QA or the highway

What does your career path look like? Discover many ways to participate in the testing, QA and quality engineering community and register for events. Read it all in this week's software testing news.

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What's been happening in the testing, QA and quality engineering community? Let's go! ⛷️


Career Growth 


Distributed Teams



Test Strategy

A poll: Text Are you in favour of adopting formal test cases? Yes 74% No 26% 427 Votes 5d left

Quality Culture


Platform Engineering

Mobile Testing


Unit Testing

Exploratory Testing

AI in Testing

Test Data Management

Just for Fun


I hope you have a great week.

— Simon Tomes, part of the Community Team at Ministry of Testing

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🗓️ Events

New events are always added, so keep checking the events page for up-to-date info.


🗞️ Industry News


✏️ Calls for Contributions

"We get that it’s hard to keep up with everything. We also believe it is not your job to understand all the moving parts. That is our job. As a result, a big part of the Continuous Call for Contributions is for us to do the work of matching your ideas to how we believe we feel it has the best impact for the community."

Read more from MoT's founder and CEO, Rosie Sherry, in her post: Introducing MoT’s Continuous Call for Contributions.


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Simon Tomes

Community Lead

Simon is the Community Lead at Ministry of Testing and his pronouns are he/him. He has a passion for all things testing with a career in various testing and tech roles since 2003. He particularly enjoys promoting and sharing the value of exploratory testing, leadership, collaboration, creativity and community.