This video discusses where new software testing ideas come from and how anyone can use learning, creativity, pattern recognition and pragmatism to discover and apply new ideas anywhere, especially in software testing.
Do you remember the last time you tried something new in testing? How about the last time you came up with your own new testing idea and had success with it? Why is it that some people have a basket full of new ideas, while others struggle (or are complacent) with the status quo? When you see a new test idea (or any new idea), do you think, “how in the world did they think of that?” Or, do you think, “Why didn’t I think of that?”