ANST QA SUMMIT 2019 Recap

This was my first time speaking at a tech conference. I have always had cause to speak at small gatherings but not a room of about a hundred QA engineers, QA Managers and QA enthusiasts.  It was great rubbing minds with colleagues, making new friends and finally meeting many of the people I had previously interacted with on […]

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Enjoy The Process

Over the weekend, I was at my alma mater, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. During my visit, I couldn’t shake the nostalgic feeling I was getting. I recalled the challenges, pressures and demands I faced as an engineering student. Back then, I felt like the whole world was on my shoulders and was eagerly looking forward to graduating.  One […]

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My diary as a QA Engineer working with a distributed team

The software development arm of Zola Electric is a distributed team with its members working from about six (6) different countries and three continents. This, of course, comes with its usual peculiarities which include but not limited to: Mismatch in time zones Cultural differences  Many online pairing sessions and meetings  Frequent use of collaboration tools such as Slack, […]

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Help someone else arrive safely at YOUR PRESENT

Thinking back to the post I shared last week, brings to remembrance a post shared by the renowned Speaker and 2019 Nigerian Presidential Candidate. He mentioned in it that there was a need for everyone to “help someone else arrive safely at YOUR PRESENT”. This is also very similar to Tyler Perry’s speech at the recent BET Awards […]

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Why is it hard to find available mentors?

I recall a conversation I had a while ago with a younger friend just starting her career. She being a hardworking person started working on her certifications right from college, running her part-time masters program while working at her first job less than a year after her first degree. She attends trainings and conferences occasionally to get the […]

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The Gift of People

Just the other day, while reviewing the book, ‘The Gift of People’, with its author Mojisola Olurotimi, I found reiterated in it the power of relationships in one’s career and life generally. I was reminded that while it was good to get better at what one does and keep up with the latest tools and skills, it is […]

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My Experience Working on Flutter for Integration Testing

I recently joined Zola Electric as a QA Engineer and the Software Development team currently leverages the Flutter SDK to develop their customer-facing Android and iOS apps. The choice of the cross-platform mobile development framework was a no-brainer; Flutter’s hot reload feature, support for beautiful Material Design and Flutter’s ability to incorporate all critical platform differences to provide […]

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Software Testing 101 in Fintech world

Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance is evolving from simply clicking to test new functionality to confirm it meets requirements into a more holistic approach that ensures maximum customer experience with the aim of improving the overall expectation of the product. Software testing for financial services is delicate with various layers of complexity. These financial software solutions handle […]

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