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Iā€™m Nicola Lindgren, the author of Starting Your Software Testing Career, a co-author of How Can I Test This? and an avid learner of all things testing, agile and leadership.

I'm also an international conference speaker. If you want to stay up to date with upcoming blog posts, you can follow me on Twitter.

šŸ“¹ I have a YouTube channel that focusses on helping you with your software testing career.

Here are a few of my most popular posts.

  • How do you actually prevent bugs?
  • How To Test In A Higher Developer-Tester Ratio
  • Step by step guide: Testing with no/little requirements
  • Testing with Charles Proxy
  • Bloggers Club: Implementing Change
  • Lessons Learned in Software Testing Book Review

    Here is my book review on Lessons Learned in Software Testing - I share what I thought about it overall and highlight some of the lessons that stood out to me.

    Engineering Management for the Rest of Us Book Review

    Book review of Engineering Management for the Rest of Us

    Key Takeaways from the Simple Tests for Accessibility Webinar

    Ady Stokes did a webinar on some simple tests for accessibility, with easy to apply ideas.

    How can ChatGPT help me as a software tester?

    I used ChatGPT to come up with ways in how ChatGPT can help testers.

    Is It Ready For Test?

    Questioning the definition of ready for test and getting into the importance of short feedback loops.

    Learning How to Create an Environment of Psychological Safety

    I share how I'm learning to try and create an environment of psychological safety in my team.

    How to Test Before Code is Written

    I share what I have learned when it comes to testing before code is written, here I share advice on how to test early - shift left.

    How to Find a Software Testing Job

    Here I share what I have learned, what has worked for me, and what I have seen work for others. Your experiences may differ. In this blog post, I'll share the importance of networking, a few CV/resume tips and a few interview tips.

    Staying Motivated as a Tester

    How I have gone about staying motivated as a tester along with struggles I have faced in this area..

    Nudging Your Way Through Agile Testing

    Here are my notes on Nudging your way through agile testing, Ard Kramer's talk at SANAE Beer ex.

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