Shakedown Testing! … What’s that?!

Last year, when I was in Australia, I visited a testing team and one of their testers talked about the Shakedown Testing. I hadn’t heard that one before (have you?). The other testers seemed to think it was an ordinary term. They explained to me that it is a test to see if a newly installed version of a system that is to be tested, is good enough to start the actual test execution. ‘Aha, an intake- / pre- / smoke test’, I said. Fortunately, we again understood each other…
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How to test immortality?

Testing is my hobby, and, as with any hobby, I try to always learn more. So I was wondering if this profession is future-proof. Recently I attended a presentation of a futurologist and this inspired me. Please join me and step into the future… Read more