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August - Toread

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At the intersection of software, technology and people Things I’ve been reading this week that I’ve found interesting or intriguing. 10th Aug 🎼 What software teams can learn from music masterclasses Via twitter from ‪@katrinaclokie.‬…
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How Falling Behind Can Get You Ahead

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“Jack of all trades, master of none,” the saying goes. But it is culturally telling that we have chopped off the ending: “…but oftentimes better than master of one.”
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July - Toread

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At the intersection of software, technology and people  What is this? Things I’ve been reading this week that I’ve found interesting or intriguing. Sharing because I thought you might like them too. Most of the links…

June - Toread

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Toread At the intersection of software, technology and people  What is this? Things I’ve been reading this week that I’ve found interesting or intriguing. Sharing because I thought you might like them too. Most of…
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Agile Manchester 2020: Testers Edition

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I’ve always found that tester representation at agile conferences to be lacking. It’s a bit like it doesn’t have the word test in the titles so it’s not for me. Personally I’ve always found a treasure trove of information from talks…
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How to learn from failure

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[Organisations] that catch, correct, and learn from failure before others do will succeed - Amy Edmundson

How to break the rules?

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Dan North gave a really interesting talk at last years GoTo Conference called How to break the rules. He takes Eliyahu Goldratt 4 steps of how technology is adopted which he presented in a series of lectures he gave on why people didn't take…
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How to keep up to date with the testing industry?

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I recently spoke at UKStar 2018 and the team there asked me a few questions on how I keep up to date in Testing and the industry as a whole which I’ve reproduced here. What is your favourite testing book/blog? Why is this your favourite? Two…