Tag Archives: Software Testing

Autistics testing software

It appears that autistics are disproportionately good at software testing. The Israeli military uses autistics as intelligence analysts and software testers. Ultra Testing, a software testing firm based in New York, is actively hiring autistics as testers. SAP has a … Continue reading

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The lessons from eNATIS were not learnt

Nine years ago, an electronic system for license renewals was rolled out in South Africa. It was called eNATIS, and the rollout was a mess. After a lot of money and time was wasted fixing things, it was eventually a … Continue reading

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It is done

So I presented my talk “Autism and Software Testing – A good fit”. I started by explaining what autism was, and what the most up to date science says causes it. I then went on to the attributes of autism … Continue reading

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An unexpected change

As you probably know if you’re a regular reader of my blog, I test software for a living. Today I received a not entirely pleasant surprise. My contract at my current site ended today. Monday I’m going to a new … Continue reading

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Things are getting better

I realise I’ve been neglecting my blog. Apologies, dear readers. In my defence, I’ve been very busy. A few weeks ago, the washing machine that came with my flat decided to die. I came home to find my power tripped … Continue reading

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Autistic Software Testing developing and jobs wins

It’s been good lately. On Wednesday, I attended the SIGiST (Special Interest Group in Software Testing) at The Campus in 57 Sloane Street, Bryanston. The topic was ISTQB Qualification and it was presented by Corne Krige and Mike Snyman. At … Continue reading

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