Bug Advocacy Part I

Here are some tips on how you can advocate for bugs

Communicate Effectively

It’s important to communicate effectively in order to advocate for your bugs in the best possible way - whether that be written or verbal.

One of the things I learned from my BBST Foundations Experience is that the use of formatting can really help you get a point across. You could:

In addition, being able to drive your point home by talking to someone face to face really helps too. I learned some valuable tips to improve my communication skills from Wil McLellan at a previous WeTest Auckland meeting.

Gaining Credibility

Credibility helps get your bugs fixed. As a consultant, I’ve had to learn to gain credibility on each project.

I’ve learned to do this in a number of ways including:

Bug Advocacy Part II