Month: December 2018

Get the Grinch out of Testville.. and your QA Dept!

“He puzzled and puzzled till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. Maybe test automation, he thought… doesn’t have to be so painful. Maybe automation perhaps means a little bit more!” Had our Grinch

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How a Grinch tester could ruin the winter release

“I must stop this whole thing! Why, for fifty-three years I’ve put up with it now. I must stop Testville testing… but how?”   The Grinch’s idea was to cause mayhem by letting the QA team down, forcing the project

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What turns a tester into the Grinch?

“You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You’re as cuddly as a cactus; You’re as charming as an eel. Mr. Grinch! You’re a bad banana with a greasy black peel!” The Grinch can be identified in

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The Famous Grouse effects significant modernisation in project delivery

A wee tipple of a video that will warm the hearts of anyone seeking to automate their testing processes. In less time  that it takes to knock back a dram, hear Alistair Norrie, Business Technology Programme Manager share how Edrington,

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“Captive, bound and double-ironed”- Jacob Marley’s ghost, or UAT with an SME?

skull suggesting ghost of Jacob Marley

Are your Business Users doomed to the same fate as Jacob Marley, the chained and tormented ghost in Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol”? “Captive, bound and double-ironed “ and dragged away from their day jobs to go through tortuous repetitious

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How the Grinch stole scripting

Green christmas hat

“Every Tester in Testville liked testing a lot. But the Grinch, who sat north of Development – did not. The Grinch was a Tester and he hated the whole damn lot! Now, please don’t ask why; no one quite knows

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