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Beware the automation bias


I think this is excellent. I stumbled across it the over the holidays, and wanted to share it out…too many people have the wrong impression about automation.

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Flipboard Magazine now available!


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Cynefin, Testing & Auditing


Cynefin, Testing & Auditing

Attempting to shoehorn such an inflexible concept into Complicated and Complex environments isn’t just unhelpful. It is damaging.

I had never heard of Cynefin before, but it’s a great perspective, and I love that it accounts for chaotic and complex environments.  That is very rarely acknowledged, at least in regards to making a process work.  Most of the time, an ideal environment is used for whatever the process you are describing.

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5 Weird Habits of Happy Employees


5 Weird Habits of Happy Employees

Make a gratitude list by the water cooler

Those “gratitude” and “happiness” lists that sometimes do the rounds on Facebook might be annoying to some people, but psychologists say they do work. Employees who regularly recounted three positive events at work over a six-week period and shared them with colleagues made people happier than those who merely listed work tasks

Im not sure why this surprises me, but it absolutely does…I would have thought it would lead to the reverse, but hey, the psycho-folks say it works!

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Stop Writing Automation


Stop Writing Automation

I don’t think testers should write automation.

Very interesting perspective on automation…

A collection of great tweets from the last week