Improve Quality Services
Ruud Cox is a testing practitioner and teacher. He studies software testing with a special interest in context analysis and modeling.
In 1992 he started out as a software developer in the embedded systems industry. He has worked in domains like consumer electronics, semiconductors, lighting, and healthcare. Finding out what a system actually does in relation to how it is perceived by people, made him gradually shift from development towards testing. He currently works as a test consultant for Improve Quality Services, a provider of consultancy and training.
He speaks and teaches at national and international conferences. He is one of the founders of the Dutch Exploratory Workshop in Testing (DEWT) which is a group of passionate testers, trying to change the world.
He’s loves music, he draws things and is on Twitter at @ruudcox.
- W12 Let’s Get Visual – Using Models in Testing -
Every test we perform is rooted in our perception of the system and its usage. Some of these tests are derived from standard test design techniques and are fairly straightforward to document. At the same time, we also build mental ... Read More
- Product Ecology for the Elicitation of Requirements - Ruud Cox, Improve Quality Services
Before we are able to define the requirements of a product we need to identify factors that should benefit from its values and we need to identify the threats to these values. Whenever we're trying to figure out what a product should be in relation to its environment, we say we're trying to understand its context... Read More