Angry Weasel

Alan Page - software tester and author

Articles, papers, writing, etc.

This is a one-stop-shop to view some of my published work. Over time, I reserve the right to throw in a few presentations or non-published papers, just so most of this stuff ends up in one place.

Metrics that Matter, Better Software, October, 2005

I'm Tired of Finding Bugs, Better Software, September, 2006

The Abolition of Ignorance, Better Software, December, 2008

The Impact of Educational Background on the Effectiveness of Requirements Inspections: An Empirical Study,
Jeffrey C. Carver, Nachiappan Nagappan, Alan Page, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 800-812, Nov/Dec, 2008

How We Test Software at Microsoft (with Ken Johnston and Bj Rollison) Microsoft Press, 2008

Beautiful Testing, O'Reilly Media, Tim Riley & Adam Goucher, 2009, Beautiful Large Scale Automation, pp. 103-117 (my chapter can be found here)

The Effect of Highly Experienced Testers on Product Quality, Paper prepared for Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference, October, 2009

Peering Into The White Box: A Testers Approach to Code Reviews, Paper prepared for the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference, October, 2010

Career Paths for Testers using Personas (Stickyminds, 2011)