Hi folks, Great news, in 2022 in Europe and whole World there has been a restart for offline conferences and it is great news. I already had great opportunity to visit: * TestFest in Wroclaw * QA:Expo in Madrid Got plans for: * TestWarez in Łódź * TestCon in Vilnous * SeeTest in Sofia
> Three ways business leaders can drive both growth and innovation in today’s fast-evolving and unpredictable environment.By Jim Witham [https://chiefexecutive.net/author/jimwitham1/] -September 24, 2021 > Innovation can—and does—happen anywhere and at any time. > During the height of the pandemic, many businesses would have come to
> It may be time consuming and sometimes painful, but improving your own people is likely the best strategy in a labor market that's as tight as the current one is. Changing Others Is The Most Important Capability A Leader Can DevelopIt may be time consuming and sometimes painful, but improving
"Innovation start-ups are a practical starting point for familiarising yourself with the industry, since they rarely have the budgets for hiring major strategy firms, and therefore often welcome volunteer consultants. In addition, such small-scale clients allow greater insight and deeper involvement with the entirety of the project than high-profile ones,
This article discusses the Selenium PageObjects and PageFactory design pattern and a factory class from WebDriver support libraries. I believe this is a very robust way to model your tests. The way this design pattern is formulated, it becomes easier making changes to the flow, logic or the UI test
Jamaal Tod did a great insight about: > Break down traditional QA silos and empower developers to own quality checks. Feeling interested, just jump to the link below: Software Testing Is Evolving, Here’s HowBreak down traditional QA silos and empower developers to own quality checks.MediumJamaal Todd [https://qatoddy.medium.
Another new conference in my portfolio. I decided to try to go to Belarus conference to visit a new coutry/capital and look at the conference organization of conferencce that has over 25 editions. Misnsk was a suprise, so many lights. Like electricity is for free. Lot of moder cars,
Thanks to the opportunity to be the speaker at Agile by Example 2018 in Warsaw I met one of the organizators of the Agile Lean Ireland conference. He liked by talk about effective cooperation of testers in developers in agile feature team and give me the opportunity to share the
If You are interested in Lean Testing, take a look at the teaser and jump to the full article: > Here comes my post, answering very common yet significant questions [https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6300676678834364416] asked by many Rookie testers when trying to learn How to
Skills as a System
In those hard covet times, when most of the testing events are postponed or moved online, I feel it is a great moment to do some retrospective reviews of conferences I got the chance to speak on. https://seetest.org/index.php?page=seetest-2019 In the year 2019 I tried
Testerzy.pl conference in Gdansk 2019
After a long break I deduced to also visit some meet-ups in Poland. Thanks to Sebastian one of hem awl LuczniczQA in Bydgoszcz. It a not so large as the ones in Warsaw or Wroclaw however has great diversity of people and their background. They are all very interested and
My two presentation at TestCon 2019 and why I love to visit that conference.
One of the Best Motivational Speeches Ever in Munich InnovationHub
I am more than happy to share with You that one of the new challenges I had put myself into this year is to support the mentoring program for "Let's solve IT". Here is my details page as a mentor: Michał Buczko – Let’s solve IT!Polish [https://letssolveit.pl/
One of the ongoing trends in the QA industry for the last few years has been Test Automation and Continuous Testing, and this trend is going to continue in 2019 as well. While CI/CD, DevOps and Test Frameworks will remain prominent themes in the coming year, several new technologies
In part two of this series [https://medium.com/@toastui/pragmatic-front-end-testing-strategies-2-4f459bdf343a] , we’ve dealt with using Storybook to automate portions of the visual testing. To refresh our memory, let’s recapitulate our Todo application’s processing stages. 1. Display the default UI when the application executed. 2. Retrieve the “Todo
In the first part of this series [https://medium.com/@toastui/pragmatic-front-end-testing-strategies-1-4a969ab09453] I discussed the importance of test automation and testing strategies, and why it is difficult to automate visual component testing. While it is not impossible to automate the visual quality assurance process, with the tools that are available
This article is the first of a series of three articles. Part 1: Necessity of Pragmatic Front-End Testing Strategies Part 2: Testing Visual Components Using Storybook [https://medium.com/@toastui/pragmatic-front-end-testing-strategies-2-4f459bdf343a] Part 3: Testing Logic in State Management Using Cypress [https://medium.com/@toastui/pragmatic-front-end-testing-strategies-3-969469349043] "In this series of articles,
How to Test Your Frontend with the Cypress.io Framework
Thoughts on the test pyramid, end-to-end tests and achieving high test coverage from nothing.
As CES 2020 draws to a close, we're reflecting on our short time in Las Vegas attending the show with our picks of the overall best products on display at the show. We've seen dozens if not hundreds of new products this week, so none of these were easy choices to make..
Everyone uses the opportunity to sum up their year, so influenced by them I also decided to share my summary. What went good? 1. I got nominated as tester of the year by testrzy.pl - thanks great prize for the effort pushed to conferencing. Thanks also to Objectivity for
Teague’s designers are interested in a world where safety isn’t solely in the hands of automakers–it’s also every community’s collective responsibility. Teague technical director Warren Schramm believes that we have to “decide that it’s not a product decision and it’s our moral standard.
The hype around self-driving cars keeps reaching new heights, with most pundits focusing on their immediate innovation and novelty. Intel’s recent $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye, which makes self-driving sensors and software, illustrates the immense potential of this opportunity. It also highlights, however, what many have yet to grasp:
Driving is a lot more complex than we typically consider when we get behind the wheel each day. But chances are you’ve had a moment — a car that suddenly brakes in front of you, an animal darting into the street, a distraction that pulls your attention away — where you
You have just sat down for the evening in your study at home to write an important article. Your friend calls you on the phone, “Tom, what are you doing right now? Come for dinner!” The article is not due tomorrow, and discussion with your friend is always lively and
The leadership challenge for today’s companies is managing innovation in the context of their current business. This article will illustrate innovation management best practice through a case study with original data from the German company Bayer. We argue that when making investments in innovation, leaders cannot pick the winning
[...] Am I really working in agile? I’ve worked in the “agile” world for too many years (I know I don’t look that old but I am – it’s the immature haircut that does it) and have always been perpetually amused and despondent by the belief by so many
While code review is recognized as a valuable tool [https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3183525] for improving the quality of software projects, code review comments that are perceived as being unclear or harsh can have unfavorable consequences: slow reviews, blocked dependent code reviews, negative emotions, or negative perceptions
As we are ready to close another decade of software development and testing, it is in my opinion also a great time to get rid of legacy and outdated terms and methods – in this short post, I would try and eliminate the term ROI and recommend replacing it with Value.
Agile has had a long time to infiltrate software development. While the methodology advocates for “co-located, dedicated teams,” in its ubiquity Agile is frequently applied to teams partially or fully composed of part-time workers. While there are lessons to be taken from the practice, Agile must be adapted to support,
Testing United 2018 This was the biggest surprise for me in 2018. A new conference organized in Bratislava, Slovakia. However the concept is to share 3 capitals as locations. For 2019 Vienna, Austria will be the venue, and the year after it will be held in Prague, Czechia. I have
TestWarez is the biggest testing conference in Poland, organized by SJSI, with an afterparty to remember. However back to the presentations, there are always huge space for keynotes and multiple tracks available. At that conference there was dedicated track for Security testing, Mobile testing and Test Leadership. There were many
Belgrade Test Conference [https://bg-testconference.rs/] was my next stop in 2018 public speaking marathon. A city full of surprises, but with great atmosphere. This conference was something totally new for me and first one in this region so no idea what to expect. We spend a great few days
Just few days after the Agile By Example, there was time for the one of the most anticipated conference in 2018. I only heard great things about it and there is was the HUSTEF in Budapest, Hungary. Before moving to the conference experience, first I want to give a big
My next stop was a bit out of the box for me. I finally got my change to try some bread outside of QA conferences world. I got invited to Agile By Example 2018. One of few Agile conferences that I never visited as attendee, but only hear great stories
First things first. Sorry for running out of schedule with my articles about visited conferences, it was a really busy Fall and Winter. Hope to share a bit more details about it in 2018 year retrospective. Next step on my Eastern Europe trip was Vilnius. Thanks to the people behind
TAPOST - Theory and Practice of Software Testing, that was my next stop of this year conference train. To be honest I only know the name TAPOST, newer searched what is behind the label. Once arrived at the venue, first thing that I noticed was that attendees and speakers are
Did You ever wonder why speakers love what they do? Why do they submit to Call for Papers of accept invitations for conferences? The true keys are People and Stories. Visiting conferences is a great place to meet new PEOPLE. To make new friendships with other speakers, attendees, organization committee.
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This conference was a total surprise for me. In early 2018 I did a security scanners presentation on Test:Dive in Krakow, I felt it was not good enough delivery and got a lot improvement actions for myself. Suddenly I got a telephone call form DataMiners, they had seen the
Straight form Riga I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful Prague, Czechia. It was possible thanks to the chance to be part of Tesena Fest. I shared with the audience my experience on introduction of automated security scanners to webdriver test automation. Had a great blast in Prague. I
During last week I had the privilege to represent Objectivity [https://www.facebook.com/ObjectivityLtd/?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARALkr0xU4V2y6-uCotVm3Lwu8uLy7tleUxKM_aXpYPQfBRDRFQiNJKuzZ1abbbTrt1DBkIJSlo6xAVur3JjDDXxr7H9Wv1D5gKbRMp9RplTdmNplOtDJurcmkReml8EdcJ6hmGtJI1qS1F6GAOZnQGafk0dlFVY-SALKtHqJxULhEMLMK_QrA&eid=ARBqLxyFiNIqijlITifNc2h9emSmjgfCwBofDhVtO3kCw_1kJDZdAo6DhWeclAwaG6R4dZQzPVoQvYmW] at the 5th anniversary of Ukraine biggest QA conference QA Fest [https://www.facebook.com/qafest/?__xts__%5B
Gliwice, another nice spot on south of Poland with another great free conference Quality Excites organized with the support of Future Processing organization. With testers from all over Poland visiting Gliwice for the weekend. Nice keynote guest speakers like @Rob Lambert and top of polish speakers scene it was a