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20/05

How to Recruit the Best Candidates: What I Look for

There are a number of ways to vet new candidates. How do we as recruiters ensure we are putting forward the best man, or woman, for the job? How does a hiring manager make sure they are bringing the best candidate into the organisation?   This is one topic that everyone has an opinion on, no…
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20/05

Has Governance Stifled Creativity and Efficiency?

Has governance stifled creativity and efficiency in the testing world? I carried out a small localised survey with some close acquaintances to get their view. Some were firmly in the camp of governance being necessary, and others felt creativity and efficiency have been damaged by governance.   My thoughts on governance. Personally I think both…
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29/04

Recruiting Software Testers Inside of Your Industry

There are some core industries that primarily recruit software testers inside of industry. This is how they have always done it and to date it has given satisfactory results. Are times changing? Is satisfactory good enough anymore? As technology evolves the industry sectors no longer require the same segregation that they used to. Behind the…
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20/04

Software Testing’s Microwave Meal Methodology

The industry seems awash these days with buzzwords. A new methodology crops up almost every week. The problem is that despite their differences they all seem to retain the traditional name. Whether that be Waterfall or Agile. Does that mean that all the new approaches are wrong? Or not as good as the original, just…
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