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Testing Strategically, Part Two

Intro In the previous post about testing we discussed the importance of testing the output rather than the process wherever possible. And the importance of understanding the real performance you want to test, rather than simply counting something that is easy to count or track. This post will provide a model that can be used […]

Test Intentionally and Strategically, Part One

I have a friend who has done some temping in the past. Apparently, temp and staffing companies like to use commercially available┬ácomputer-based tests to assess the capability of new applicants. If I understand it correctly, the tests are set up to give you a task to complete. For example, Create a 4 cell x4 row […]

Conference Presence

Trying to get home after the ASTD Conference in Orlando. (Apparently, the airline had planes in St Louis that got hailed on and needed to be inspected…the ripple effect for me was a very short extra night in Orlando.) It is weird that all the peripheral stuff consumes so much time and energy that the […]