Tester Frequently Asked Questions
We are building up a list of FAQs and answers. Over the years, we've answered many many questions. we're collating past Q&A and will add them here. If you have a new or novel question - please submit a question here.
Test Axioms and Thinking
Estimation, Team Ratios
Getting the Attention of Managers etc
To-Do List of Questions to be Answered
How can we assess testers?
How to evaluate tester's work?
What are good questions to ask testers at an interview?
Coaching, Teaching and Training Testers
Testers and Athletes - What Can we Learn?
How do I...
... Get to number one on Google?
... improve my testers performance?
... certify my testers?
... create a test strategy?
... implement a test strategy?
... outsource my testing?
... assure my testing?
... implement non-functional testing?
... implement test automation?
... manage user testing?
... manage acceptance process?
The UK TMF
|Gerrard Consulting founded the UK Test Management Forum in January 2004. Over 2500 delegates have attended the quarterly sessions.
The Forums provide lively debate between practitioners, consultants and vendors and cover both Test Management and Technical Testing topics.
Recent Blog Posts
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- Live Specifications: From Requirements to Automated Tests and Back
- Business Story Method and Platform Awareness
- Business Story Manager Tutorial: Analysis Module Part I
- Redistribution of Testing: A Brief Summary
Business Story Pocketbook
The Business Story Method is supported by and largely documented in a book called "The Business Story Pocketbook" which is available for FREE DOWNLOAD or can be purchased from Gerrard Consulting (or other good booksellers).
The Business Story Pocketbook
Testing Axioms and Pocketbook
The Testing Axioms identify the critical thinking processes for testing. As a set of context-neutral rules they also provide a universal testing framework.