Gregory Testing

Scientist by training, tester by trade. Based out of Toronto, Canada. Find me as @GregPaciga on Twitter or on the Testers.io Slack space. This is a blog about me testing.
Category: Terminology

Achieve the why by doing the how

With the start of 2019 there’s been a glut of resolutions going by my social media feeds, so it’s been…

The column that shall not be named

Until recently my team had a very simple set up for our sprint board, with just four steps: Tickets would…

Unit tests versus the unit tested

I recently read the great and oft-cited article about testing microservice architectures by¬†Cindy Sridharan¬†over on Medium. It’s broadly applicable beyond…

If you didn’t test it, it doesn’t work

Gary Bernhardt has a great talk online from 2012 called Boundaries, about how design patterns influence, for better and worse,…

10,000+ synonyms for Quality Assurance

I recently had a conversation with my team about what we should call the status between when work is passed…

Testing is like a box of rocks

I was inspired today by Alan Page’s Test Automation Snowman. He makes all good points, but let’s be honest, the…

Agile Testing book club: Everyone is a Tester

If you’ve even dipped your toe into the online testing community, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard Agile Testing…

Tests vs Checks and the complication of AI

There’s a lot to be made in testing literature of the differences between tests and checks. This seems to have…

© 2019 Gregory Testing. Theme by Anders Norén.