Test Levels? Test Types? Test Varieties!


When organizing testing, the test manager adhering to the traditional view on testing had to structure the testing activities in a hierarchical way, based on quality characteristics.

Building Blocks

The new testing: From recipe to building blocks


Stumbling with a pack of punch cards and then putting it back in the right order. That is an anecdote from one of my colleagues from the first generation of IT professionals.

Safety net

Create a safety net, not a hammock!


A well-known Dutch politician (Willem Drees) once said: “Social Security should be a safety net, not a hammock!” He might have been talking about software testing.


Use Scrum and halve the test department!


Scrum means the end for testers who do not want to change. In order to survive, the tester must adapt to the changing development environments.