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tester dream Virtualization—A Tester's Dream?

For testers, virtual machines can be a game changer. To what degree the game really changes depends largely on how an organization decides to work with virtual machines and how active the testers themselves are in recognizing and leveraging virtual machines’ possibilities.

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Hans Buwalda
Woman listening Develop Your Listening Skills to Become a Better Leader

Listening is key to effective people management and professional mastery, but it may be the most underrated leadership skill. Having a model for what good listening is, and some techniques to practice, can help you become not only a better listener, but also a better leader and learner.

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Steve Berczuk
Dictionary definition of persuasion How Not to Make a Persuasive Case

Persuasion skills can be learned just like any other skills, and they are a key part of being able to influence others to help you achieve your objectives. If you're looking to convince your manager or coworker of something, knowing what not to do or say is just as important. Here are some tips.

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Naomi Karten
Pushing System Performance with Stress Testing

In performance testing, the term “stress” can have several possible meanings and can represent several different types of stress. Dale Perry details some common methods of stress testing when testing system performance. The key is knowing which stress tests make sense in your situation.

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Dale Perry
Can Cryptocurrency Bring Positive Change?

Do you think cryptocurrency is the future of money? Will digital money that isn't run by any government or bank ever become trusted enough to use in our everyday lives? MIT is one institution that seems to think so.

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Pamela Rentz
automation Test Automation and When Enough Is Enough

There are endless reasons why your test team might need to make use of automation. However, even if we’re at a point where most people agree you need some sort of test automation to compete in today’s agile landscape, using automation indiscriminately leads to more headaches than benefits.

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Josiah Renaudin
leadership Sustaining Market Leadership Is No Easy Feat

Sustaining market leadership in today’s dynamic environment is no easy feat. While it has the benefits of attracting top talent, allowing better access to funds, enabling greater geographical reach, and the ability to influence the market, there are definite downsides to being the market leader.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Go Ahead, Take a Mental Break from Workday Pressures

If you’re in a stress-filled, deadline-driven job, finding a way to take a mental break from your work can have significant health benefits. What’s important is not the specific activity that helps distract you, but that you have something that serves that purpose. Relaxing now helps you focus later.

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Naomi Karten