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Johan Hoberg's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

A test specialist with a great passion for quality, verification, validation and test.

I have written many presentations and texts about my job which can be found on slideshare.

http://www.slideshare.net/johanhoberg

I am interested in every aspect of software testing, including education, innovation, management, process, planning, methods, automation, execution and everything else connected to test.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/johanhoberg

 

 

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In this article I will explore what I feel are the most important skills and attributes of a good game tester, and what type of mindset I believe a good game tester should have.


In this article I will explore what I believe is a good foundation for building high quality games, and software in general. I will cover a wide array of different topics which have in common that I believe they all contribute to this goal.


This article sums up why I think Agile methodologies are a key component to attain high quality in complex product development, such as when producing games.


In this article I will explore the acronym QA, and why I think we should do away with it for good.


In this article I will explore why I think that deadlines should never be communicated to the development teams, and why all deadlines are basically meaningless anyway.


Posted by Johan Hoberg on Mon, 07 Mar 2016 02:37:00 EST in Programming, Production, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Do we really need game testers when we move to a more Agile way of developing games? If the development teams own the quality of their product and do their own testing, is there really a place for dedicated game testers?



Johan Hoberg's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/30/2013 - 06:18]

Interesting read. Thank you for ...

Interesting read. Thank you for sharing.

Comment In: [News - 05/07/2018 - 04:51]

Interesting study Thanks for sharing. ...

Interesting study Thanks for sharing.

Comment In: [Blog - 04/16/2018 - 09:48]

Creating and maintaining large test ...

Creating and maintaining large test suites is quite a significant cost. An alternative to this is switching to more exploratory testing, with more focus on high level heuristics and test missions. r n r nOne of the best online free resources I have found for learning more about this is: ...

Comment In: [News - 04/13/2018 - 06:05]

I found this an interesting ...

I found this an interesting read: r nhttps://medium.com/@yeji.lee413/megalia-south-koreas-radical-feminist-community-e0d2b855addd r n r n For some reason there is a space between the 8 and the 5 at the end of the link which should not be there, but I can 't get rid of it ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/10/2018 - 01:54]

Could not agree more. Measuring ...

Could not agree more. Measuring the performance of a QA team by how many bugs they find is counterproductive and drives the wrong behaviour.

Comment In: [Blog - 01/19/2018 - 11:25]

Interesting article. I agree completely ...

Interesting article. I agree completely that there needs to be more focus on QA in education, both for specialist testers, and for developers, producers, artists and game designers. r n r nTo produce a high quality game I believe it is essential to have a quality mindset ingrained throughout the ...