Some of you may know I've changed the title of my blog from Maverick Tester to AnneMarieCharrett.com. But why the change? These days I write about a lot of things, and some of them are outside of software testing.. I write about quality engineering, leadership and sometimes
These articles are business related and other miscellaneous writing and content that don't quite fit in anywhere else
I have more draft blog posts than published and I have a lot of ideas I want to write about. I’ve challenging myself to write short imperfect blog posts that I can write on my bus trip to work. That’s about an hour. They will be rough and
When Keith worked at Barclays he held me up as the pinnacle of what a badass tester was. I found this funny as only the other week I had been called a marshmallow and so the phrase ‘badass tester marshmallow’ was born. Why was I given the name ‘badass tester’
Oh tester why dost thou despair? The code is right of this we are aware! We verify. We know what we do know No need to doubt and think of all this woe! Instead be bright and bring us certainty, Let Done be Done, thus ends this homily!
It’s my first day in permanent employment for, oh, about 20 years. I feel a little giddy, like someone’s first day of school – nervous but excited. Unlike my first day of school, I have some clear goals and ideas I want to implement. I thought I might outline
My family and I arrived in Dublin on a cold dark wintry November night in 2008. At least metaphorically speaking it was. It was right after the GFC and we watched a country and economy wrestle with the prospect of becoming bankrupt. Regardless, Dublin’s IT and entrepreneurial spirit flourished.
I wrote this email to Helen today who emailed me a letter seeking work. I thought it pretty much summarises what Testing Times stands for. Dear Helen, Thanks for contacting me through my website. Firstly, I want to congratulate you. Not many people bother to read my website properly and