Topic: context driven testing

From the Editors: Focus on the ends, not the means

Testing is a means to an end. The ultimate goal is to produce quality software regardless of the methods, techniques or philosophies a tester uses to achieve it. But that hasn’t stopped testers from arguing about it. Loudly. The ISO 29119 software testing standard (and the ensuing Stop 29119 petition) have stirred up a contentious … continue reading

The software testing schism

The world of software testing has always been a mishmash of ideologies and methodologies. A diverse worldwide testing community has adjusted and innovated techniques independent of any unified set of standards, sharing philosophies and ideas but not common practices. ISO 29119 aims to change all that, and in the process has set the testing world … continue reading Protection Status