The Thrill of the Hunt: The Return to Exploratory Testing


Some of the most interesting stories come from the career paths of software testers. What did you do before you started testing? Everyone has a before. Everyone has a moment they can point to when they realized quality assurance was something they might enjoy, and that it was an actual job. Then, came test automation.

Automation divided the discipline into distinct groups: pro-manual, pro-automation, and bored.

How can exploratory testing re-ignite a discipline and pave the way for more to choose testing as a career path?

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Kylie Schleicher

Kylie Schleicher is a managing director, technology at VML - a full-service global marketing agency. Schleicher is responsible for strategies and standards that VML-developed applications and digital experiences are certified against. She helps improve the quality assurance capabilities across all VML North America offices, working directly with clients in the evolution of their approach to streamline validation and improve delivery confidence. During her time at VML, she has worked across a number of industries, with clients including Sprint, Mastercard, Ford and U.S. Soccer.