This talk is about the different stages of a testers' career and what kind of teaching and learning might help to gain knowledge, apply that to different situations, to overcome obstacles.
When we start our career as testers, there are many things we don't know about testing and there are other things we can apply from experiences we have made before. While we continue testing and learning, the knowledge we gained grows and more concepts fall into place.
Due to the internet, there is a huge amount of knowledge available but how should we choose what is relevant or even good?
To actually apply this knowledge to our everyday testing remains a mysterious challenge. Communities might be a great help for junior testers to gain more accessible knowledge, favoring it over more specific texts or podcasts, but is that really all there is to learn about testing? If we’re looking to increase our expertise and maybe even teach, how can we adjust our learning style to meet the challenge? I
n this keynote, I will talk about the different stages of a testers' career and what kind of teaching and learning might help to gain basic knowledge, apply that to new and more challenging situations, to overcome obstacles.