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Congratulations! You're a Manager

You may deserve a promotion to management, but are you prepared for the challenges that next level may bring? Find out how practicing managerial skills on your technical tasks can help ease the transition.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Make It Personal

Often, despite all the data, the bugs, and the business case for quality, people don't make real changes until they discover what's in it for them. Bob Lee shows you how to make quality matter to those upstream.

Robert E. Lee's picture Robert E. Lee
Culture Clash

Kathy Iberle reveals how her definition of quality changed when her job did.

Kathy Iberle's picture Kathy Iberle
The Power of "What If..." and

Sometimes your imagination can be your most valuable testing tool. Learn when to use scenario tests, when not to, and nine ways to make them work better for you.

Cem Kaner's picture Cem Kaner
A Look at Mercury Interactive's WinRunner

In this edition of "Tool Look," Chris Meisezahl takes a look at Mercury Interactive's WinRunner.

Christopher J. Meisenzahl's picture Christopher J. Meisenzahl
Teambuilding at Work

In this edition of "The Last Word," Johanna Rothman outlines a team building exercise that omits ropes courses and campfire songs.

Johanna Rothman's picture Johanna Rothman
Collaborative Pest Control

Read this edition of "From the Front Line," to find out why Brett Goldman says having more QA meetings can be a good thing.

Brett Goldman's picture Brett Goldman
Job Hunting in a Tight Market

Tech stocks are down, money is tight, and companies are laying off. Are there any jobs out there for software professionals? In this edition of "Career Development," Rebecca Traeger speaks to two industry recruiters to find out.

Rebecca Traeger's picture Rebecca Traeger
Exhausting Your Test Options

In this edition of "Bug Report," Doug Hoffman tells the story of exhaustively testing a 32-bit square root function.

Doug Hoffman's picture Doug Hoffman
A Rush to Judgement

If you find an article grating on you, if you think the author is clearly wrong-headed, I suggest you read it differently than you probably read most articles. Explicitly separate what the author implies you should believe from the actions she describes. Focus on her specific results and the actions that led to them. How, in your style of work could you adapt the author's actions to get your results? In this edition of Technically Speaking, Brian Marick explores this possibilty.

Brian Marick's picture Brian Marick

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