On Power

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.

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Test Competition Update

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

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Serious Web Load Testing

It is called the basketball exercise, or sometimes inattention blindness, and it demonstrates a real problem in many kinds of automated testing.

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The Next Killer App

Today I’ll cover the story of project number two, “just a little code” to integrate two systems.  But first, let’s talk about my motivations. 

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The Killer App Finale

Last week I posted The Killer App, the story of a real software project with a cliff-hanger, pick-a-path ending.  It’s time to close the loop. “The Killer App” was a project that was not just late, but hopeless; a claims processing system that could not process a single claim end-to-end.  When I suggested that we

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Yugo Testing

Recently, I was invited to observe a colleague’s monthly stress test exercise. There is a large room filled with mangers and technicians, experts in various aspects of the system, general network specialists, application specialists, customer support representatives and a collection of people with backgrounds in various aspects of testing.

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Deviant Deviation

A few years ago, I worked a performance project.  You probably know the type:  Customers were upset, executives were upset, technical staff were asking for specific direction (and not getting much) … nobody was happy. The code was already in production, and there was no obvious ‘roll it back to the previous version that is

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