A few years ago, one of the companies I worked with created a “Production Application Support Team”, or PAST. These were the sysadmins and programmers intended as the next line of support after the helpdesk, who could triage some problems and perhaps actually fix them.
It was a quiet Friday Morning in the United States. Or, I mean, Friday afternoon in India and Singapore. Later in New Zealand, and in Europe …
It’s here! It’s here! If you are reading this, then the Test Competition is finally here!
On March 11th, 2013, registration for the test competition closed.
I’ve been that guy. You may be that person some day … you may be that person now. Either way, it is safe to sat that those in that position would prefer to be out of it.
It hasn’t been easy to organize our first test competition. We’ve had to look for collaboration tools, make sure they scale, plan the scoring, find a way to record the bugs, figure out what to test …
Every week on “The Apprentice” may be different, but we know one thing: Donald Trump is going to walk in, ask questions, fire someone, and drive on.
It has been two weeks since we announced the details and how to register for the NRG Global test competition. Since that time, we’ve had three teams register. No, I’m not worried, here’s why: At the same time I am organizing this, I am also co-chair of the test and quality track of the Agile … Read more
It is called the basketball exercise, or sometimes inattention blindness, and it demonstrates a real problem in many kinds of automated testing.