Community Suffer

pardomas

Testing community has something like bastard kid syndrome. We are there, we are doing pretty good, but no one notices that.

Desperate longing for acknowledgement.

That is what makes us all together ill.

By now it should be clear that no one will come to legalise us. Our happiness is in our own hands.

If you do not like ISTQB, than come with better idea, but stop simply complaining! Stop unfruitful debates who dare to be in community and who not, cooperate and collaborate to build it better! Choose testing “school” which fits you the best and start to contribute actively!

I Did It!!!

Week ago I launched local testing meet-up with code name “test paradise”. First idea to organize gathering for testers I got  ­~ 5 years ago, but in summer 2014 I decided to make it happen.

First meeting attended 15 people from 8 different companies. We used Lean Coffee format(first time in our lives) and got interesting collection of ideas. Next time we will meet January 2016.

Still can not believe that it happened, that it is real and not just idea in my head. Feel very happy and motivated.