It’s another week and here’s AskTester Weekly Digest #2.

Let’s check out what’s interesting this week.

Women Testers April 2017 Edition is out

For those who don’t know, Women Testers is software testing magazine dedicated for women who test. Don’t get tricked by the name itself, the magazine for anyone who wants to learn and improve the testing.

Here’s the topic covered in the edition:

  • Confessions of an Agile Test Lead – Farzeen Abbas
  • EPIC TestAbility Academy – The story so far Paul Seaman and Lee Hawkins
  • Fulfilling Your Potential as a Leader & as a Follower Isabel Evans
  • On Leadership, Diversity and Inspirational Role Models Anna Royzman

>>Download the Women Testers April 2017 edition<<

Introducing testers to developers


In this post, Katrina introduced some software development shops and how testers fit in. Disregard of what shops you are in, here’s the important point to make:

Testers bring a fresh perspective to identify problems, fast feedback from someone with a customer focus, and the ability to make their own small contributions to the overall quality of the customer experience. Allow them to influence the product. Ultimately they help to create a better outcome than what you could achieve alone.

>>Read entire post here<<

10 things you can do to become a better tester


As a tester, we all want to become a better tester every day. However, most testers often get discouraged when assuming they have to do something extraordinary to get better. That’s not entirely true. You can become a better tester by doing these simple tips

>>Check out this post from uTest<<

How To Set Goals If You’re Not Sure What You Want


This article is nothing to do with software testing, but it has everything to do if you want success in your life for whatever you do. The post is a monster post (I mean very very long to digest), but I recommend you read it once to see how it can your life. I’m not sure if this can change my life or not but there’s a lot of good points to make from this post.

(Btw, this article is not new, it was published year ago, but I have just known it, so I call it new :D)

>>Read entire post here<<

Quote of the week:

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life – Steve Job

That’s all for weekly digest #2. See you next week 🙂