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AB Testing – Episode 73

It’s the 2017 year end extravaganza with discussions about 2017, thoughts and predictions about 2018, and more…including… The AB Testing Merchandise shop – And, sign up for Audible with AB Testing We’ll be back in 2018.

Duration: 00:50:26

AB Testing – Episode 72

It’s the penultimate AB show of 2017. More discussions about modern testing, a bit of a preview of what’s coming up in episode 73, the role of a modern tester in code craftsmanship, and a bit on this shift-left thing.

Duration: 00:51:55

AB Testing – Episode 71

In this eclectic episode, we discuss college savings plans, personal finance (wtf?), definitions of “Modern Testing”, and recap the Unity Services Test Summit (where Brent presented on moving to a data-centric culture). Enjoy.

Duration: 00:29:06

AB Testing – Episode 70

Steve Rowe is back for another visit, and he shares some of his experiences from STAR Canada, discusses logical fallacies, and we all chime in on the transition from traditional to modern testing.

Duration: 00:45:13

AB Testing – Episode 69

We had a brief break in recording, but we’re back with another fun-filled fifty minutes where we take mailbag questions on the pros and cons of ISTQB certification, the impact of easy-to-create GUI tests on the testing pyramid, and whether or not you really need a data scientist.

Duration: 00:41:29

AB Testing – Episode 68

We spend a chunk of time talking about a report (The State of Functional Testing), and how it aligns with modern testing. We answer a #mailbag question elaborating on the role of a modern tester, and we get to hear Brent functioning on just a few hours of sleep.

Duration: 00:36:59

AB Testing – Episode 67

For this episode, we shoved Brent into a time machine and asked 1990s “Traditional Test Manager” Brent to have a conversation with “Modern Testing Manager” Alan. The usual arguments and antics follow.

Duration: 00:41:24

AB Testing – Episode 66

A bit of a follow up episode with more management advice. We talk about how to give feedback to our employees and about frameworks and approaches we like for giving that feedback. This episode brought to you by STAR Canada. If you are thinking about attending, STARCANADA is offering 20% off your conference fees […]

Duration: 00:45:34

AB Testing – Episode 65

It’s the AB Testing Management episode. We reflect a bit on our growth as managers and share some of the tools and philosophies that (we hope) allow us to succeed. Some of the books mentioned include (also note the link on the right for a free month of Audible): The Leaders Guide to Radical Management […]

Duration: 00:34:11

AB Testing – Episode 64

We talk about Agile Testing (both the concept and the book), and how it relates to the “Modern Testing” we’ve talked about before. Also – there’s a mailbag question on Multi Armed Bandit Testing. This episode brought to you by the folks at Techwell. Attend Agile Dev East, the premier agile event covering the latest […]

Duration: 00:32:26

AB Testing – Episode 63

More talk about data, CIRA (collect-inform-recommend-act), and Brent gives Alan free advice on maturing a data aware organization. We mention the great Douglas Hubbard book – How To Measure Anything This AB Testing brought to you by Kobiton Test your mobile app on real cloud based devices today! Kobiton is the complete mobile device cloud […]

Duration: 00:31:36

AB Testing – Episode 62

It’s an all mailbag show, with questions (and answers) about Model-Based testing; if testers are being (or will be) phased out – or if the role of the tester is simply evolving and expanding (and if the expanded role needs a new name); and some expansion on the Collect-Inform-Recommend-Act model. This episode sponsored by the […]

Duration: 00:38:27

AB Testing – Episode 61

It had to happen – it’s an all-tangent show! But, somehow we manage to cover a lot about technical testing, data science, tester mindset and more. Alan mentions a lot of books on this episode – here’s the list with amazon links. Steal like an artist Everybody Lies Wonderland What every BODY is saying And […]

Duration: 00:38:57

AB Testing – Episode 60

Here at AB Testing, we like this episode a lot. Give it a listen and let us know what you think. More on modern testing, and we break down “accelerating the achievement of shippable quality” in the mailbag segment.

Duration: 00:40:12

AB Testing – Episode 59

We are back with Rants, Rages, and Regurgitated information from the world of software engineering, and software quality. Topics include just a bit of chat about checking and testing, and then a deeper dive into the topic of “Modern Testing”. This episode brought to our listeners by Kobiton. Test your mobile app on real […]

Duration: 00:26:50

AB Testing – Episode 58

Topics this time include a brief recap of episode 57, discussion on viewing a test organization as a community, and a mailbag question on dealing with budgets.

Duration: 00:35:47

AB Testing – Episode 57

This time on AB Testing, we share the microphone with automation expert, Hans Buwalda. We talk with Hans a lot about his views on test design and test automation, including action-based testing (one of the other AB testing types), as well as his upcoming talks at STAR conferences. This episode brought to our listeners by Kobiton. […]

Duration: 00:28:08

AB Testing – Episode 56

Took a while, but we’re back and ranting away. This time, we talk about the role of Test / Quality as, Accelerating the achievement of shippable quality, and, in a newly named segment called, “Alan talks about working at Unity”, Alan aswers a mailbag question about his approach to change working at Unity.

Duration: 00:45:57

AB Testing – Episode 55

It’s the double-nickel episode of AB Testing. Included in today’s ramblings are: Alan and Brent talk about graduate school, and learning in general, as well as our thoughts on Dr. Seuss’s greatest works Our sponsor, Techwell, is offering a $250 discount on upcoming software training classes in Boston and Chicago using the promo code 17ABW – […]

Duration: 00:47:20

AB Testing – Episode 54

First ever AB podcast with A&B working at two different companies. As expected, Alan talks about Unity the whole time.

Duration: 00:24:58

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