white hat hacker

A tiny step into security testing with Kali Linux

Have you heard about Kali Linux and security testing? I hadn’t. Not until I went to a penetration / security testing course which introduced me to this gem. It’s a Linux-based penetration testing platform, and its open source, which means free, and in this case also means awesome. You can run it on any PC, and even though Continue reading

userexperiencemapping

Using UX mapping to get easy insights on users

I’ve made a series of test stories from my favorite test runs. During this test run I used the method of user experience mapping to show how a target groups satisfaction with a product changed as they interacted with it, thereby finding problem areas for redesign. Continue reading

My collection of awesome and amazing notes

Nobody reads my test documentation

I see it as my duty to make test documentation. I’m a consultant, the only current tester on my project, and can leave (or be asked to leave) whenever. In that situation I don’t want to leave behind a project that have to start at square one with a new tester who doesn’t know anything. The Continue reading

7 of 7 Things I did when I was projectless

Stage 7. Started up side-projects. I’d learned that I need daily social contact, and a project of sorts. And since there wasn’t any for me, I had to make them myself. Thus I started up small, weird side-projects. Most of them only exist in my head to this date, but it felt good planning and making things. Most of them only exist in my head to this date, but it felt good planning and making things. Continue reading

know yourslf as a consultant

6 of 7 Things I did when I was projectless

Stage 6. Got to know myself. With at least some surplus of energy, but no upcoming project, I did a free Myers-Briggs test. And another. I took other free tests, and even if they are nowhere near a holy grail, it got me thinking about who I am and how I work. Continue reading