From Quality Assurance to Quality Assistance.
Ran into this link while reading about the testing. From Quality Assurance to Quality Assistance. It actually rings a bell; I do like to think myself as a servant more than the guy being served. Ask not what a developer can do to you: Ask what you can do to help the developer 😀
Now there should be an embedded Prezi -presentation made by Yong Goo Yeo:
In case it does not show, here’s the link.
Top 10 Excuses Made by Programmers
Ever since I took my first ISEB -certificate I found this list a fascinating one. Need to actually to get a poll somewhere here to measure the accuracy of the grades in that list in real qa-life. Which seems to be somewhat something else than the real life (the one we do live away from keyboard/touch screen).
I myself see the ‘Works on my machine’ and ‘That’s weird…’ as the funniest 😀
10. “I haven’t touched that module in weeks!”
9. “It must be a hardware problem.”
8. “Somebody must have changed my code.”
7. “Did you check for a virus on your system?”
6. “You must have the wrong version.”
5. “That’s weird…”
4. “There must be something wrong with your data”
3. “It’s never done that before.”
2. “It worked yesterday.”
1. “It works on my machine”
And it seems there’s even more thorough list in here: