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I’m not Testing, Just Noticing

December 21st, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Sometimes I fill the role of the “just notice-er.” Perhaps that should be an official title in systems development. I was preparing a demonstration of software we developed in house. Something wasn’t happening as I expected. I asked a couple of the programmers to look over my shoulder. “Look at this,” I […]

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Tags: Communication · Conversation · Notice · Systems · Testing

But This Worked Before!

December 18th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Nothing is so cruel as to learn that the system we built doesn’t do what we thought it would. We are good, smart, caring people. We work diligently to build good systems that serve others. We test. We really test—no kidding, no fooling around. We really test. Then one day, someone walks […]

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Tags: Breathe · Learning · Reframe · Systems · Testing · Thinking

Let Your Friends Test Your Work

October 12th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips There are many testing strategies available. There is some benefit to letting close friends do the testing. I don’t advise this in all cases, but sometimes it is good to let your close friends test your work. This can hold for: software writing presentations singing clothing (what I choose to wear) One […]

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Tags: Adults · Testing