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A good software tester should be Tenacity

To be a good software tester

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7. A good software tester should be Tenacity

An ability to reach compromises and consensus can be at the expense of tenacity. That's the other side of the people skills. Being socially smart and diplomatic doesn't mean being indecisive or a limp rag that anyone can walk all over. The best testers are both-socially adept and tenacious where it matters. The best testers are so skillful at it that the programmer never realizes that they've been had. Tenacious-my picture is that of an angry pitbull fastened on a burglar's rear-end. Good testers don You can't intimidate them-even by pulling rank. They'll need high-level backing, of course, if they're to get you the quality your product and market demands.

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