How Do You Spell Testing?

A Mnemonic to Jump-Start Exploratory Testing

like a sort of cognitive alarm clock, but can't tell you for sure what the right course of action is here and now. That's where skill and experience come in.

Good testing is a subtle craft. You should have good tools for the job.

About the author

James Bach's picture James Bach

James Bach is the founder of Satisfice, Inc., a test training and consulting company. James is coauthor (with Cem Kaner and Bret Pettichord) of Lessons Learned in Software Testing. He has written many columns and spoken at Software Quality Engineering conferences. He can be reached at

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