OK, this is a quick gripe.
Know the quote?
Of course, the troopers were fooled by the skilled Jedi knight. They were clones, after all; likely, trained to follow direct orders and NOT trained to use critical thinking.
For a second, I felt like Obi-Wan, hearing from my team that they’re happy with the all test cases passed.
I mean, someone may just point that the automation tool could have had better designed reports. That “failed test case count” should have a red “X” mark instead.
What was inside those “testing cases”? What these numbers mean? What “passes” mean? What “fails” mean?
How that maps to the functionalities of the product?
I guess, that’s a matter of training. I guess, as testers, we could and should give better answers; tell the testing stories instead of throwing test cases counts.
Teaching to ask such questions should also be a part of any programming “boot camp”.
Coding dojos are great.
Now let’s also have thinking dojos – I’d argue they’re equally important.
After all, you can’t google all the answers if you don’t know the questions…