What a lot of tests

One of the most perennial (and mis-guided) questions most testers get asked is “Why did you miss that one?” or “Why did you not test for that?” or “Why did we get that live bug?”   It’s a question loaded with accusation and assumptions. Accusation and assumption that testers somehow hold the key to “perfect”

You need to “Test It Better”

I’ve heard a lot of people recently talking about how they have been asked to “test better” or “test more” after bugs have been found in live. This is a question/statement often asked by people who assume (or expect) that testing guarantees no bugs in live. And here is the main problem. In a sense