Articles for various channels
On the Redistribution of Testing - This article which was written to be posted as a guest blog on the Atlassian website (in two parts), has been edited into a single document. It summarises Paul's view that testing is not "dead", but being redistributed between developers, business analysts and testers.
Testing Review: A Personal Review of the Testing Market - This article sets out a personal view of the state of the testing market in the UK. The article was commissioned by the British Computer Society for their comprehensive Annual Review 2004
Risk-Based Test Reporting- An overview of the value of reporting test progress with reference to risk.
Graduating Ceremony- Paul Herzlich describes how the formality and trappings of formality in projects can be distilled into ceremony.
Risk Based Testing and the 'Good Enough' Approach- a new article on James Bach's Good Enough approach and how risk-based testing fits the bill.
The ISEB Scheme so far - a personal view - Written in January 2001, an article reviewing the ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing scheme in it's first two years.
E-Commerce, Risks and Testing - An article introducing the new challenges of E-Commerce Testing.
Risk: The New Language of E-Business Testing
- This article appeared in the February 2000 edition of 'The Tester' - the newsletter of the British Computer Society Specialist Interest Group in Software Testing BCS SIGIST).
Increasing, Improving or Outsourcing Testing? This article appeared in the 1998 August 1998 edition of 'The Tester' - the newsletter of the British Computer Society Specialist Interest Group in Software Testing BCS SIGIST).
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