Corners are interesting as they are subtle, invisible really. They could be complex with many things that intersect and therefore display an unique behaviour. They may not necessarily symmetrical at ends, nor be similar to behaviour in the middle.Continue reading
An email that broke a workflow
Last Friday the SmartQA site went into a blink, inaccessible, socially distanced to use the modern terminology!Continue reading
Yin & Yang in Testing
Intelligent testing is a brilliant set of opposites. Is it finding more bugs or enabling brilliant code from start? Is it about frequent and continuous evaluation or being sensitive and pre-empting issues? Is it an act of doing or a state of mind? In this article I relate intelligent testing to Yin & Yang, where the tension of opposites keeps one in the perfect state of balance enabling one to deliver the very best.Continue reading
12 Perspectives to High Performance QA
High Performance QA is about enabling the path to brilliant code, of doing less, and accomplishing more. High performance occurs when you articulate crisply, think clearly, organise well & execute nimbly. It requires a high performance mindset that is strong, clear, agile and value oriented.Continue reading
What Masai Mara taught me about leadership
Want to be a successful leader? Let animals be your guide. Assemble varied skills to build a great team. Let good techniques and methodical action unleash the power. Watch progress and steer continuously. Be confident. Make decisions. Enable each individual to unleash their full potential. Finally enjoy the journey.Continue reading
Simplifying rich UI testing
Why does a complex UI faze a tester? Is it possibly the inability to see beyond the UI, the inability to question beyond the obvious? Too many test cases, the overwhelming feeling that scientific modelling & design cannot be practised due to time constraints are some of the issues.Continue reading
Be in a Flow. Test Brilliantly.
Good testing is a great combination of intellect, techniques, process and heuristics. What does it take to do brilliant testing ?Continue reading
7 Habits to SmartQA
Smartness is a brilliant combination of knowledge and skill is using this.
Skill is acquired by intense practice. Intense practice happens when it becomes a habit. In this article I look at SEVEN habits that are key to SmartQA.
COVID19 and Clean Code Part 2 : Process & Criteria
This article as a SlideShare lists actions taken and criteria met to contain the pandemic and correlate this to how we can deliver clean code for large scale software systems.Continue reading
COVID19 and Clean Code Part 1: Techniques
Corona virus aka COVID19 is a global talking point now. What is being done to contain the COVID19? Well, there are THREE actions in terms of Prevention,Continue reading