A friend recently sent me the meme above which amused me at first, in one of those “Haha, yeah, been there!” moments. A while later though, I started thinking about how much time, how many productive hours, and how much project cost is lost in meetings that end up as rambling conversations with no clear direction. I’ve been in many and if you have spent any time on IT projects, you probably have too.
I received an email from Apple last week, telling me that an attempt had been made to sign into my Apple iCloud account in China and if this was not me (which it wasn’t, as I’ve never been there) I should consider changing my password.
As a junior software tester, just starting out, twenty-five years ago, I discovered that there was precious little information availble that told me about the different types of testing, how to plan, execute and measure progress, what good testing practice looked like, much less what went into a Test Plan or how to carry out Analysis.