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Dorothy Graham Dorothy Graham Dorothy Graham has been in testing for 40 years, starting as a software developer at Bell Labs in the USA, where she was put into the Test Group and wrote test execution and comparison tools. After immigrating to the UK, she worked at Ferranti Computer Systems for 7 years, as a developer and team leader, putting an emphasis on testing which was somewhat unusual at the time.
At the National Computing Centre she developed training material in software engineering and software testing. Dorothy then became an independent consultant and decided to specialise in testing since, at the time, testing was not very highly regarded but Dorothy could see tremendous potential for quality improvements through more effective testing.
She formed Grove Consultants in , which still provides training and consultancy in all aspects of testing, having taken on several partners over the years, until she became "semi-retired" in She has sought to promote better testing and better recognition for testers throughout her working life.
She also worked on the unit testing standard that became BS She helped to promote the first testing conference to be held in Europe and was programme chair for EuroStar in and enjoyed having this role again in Dorothy has helped to start qualifications for testers, at a time when testing was regarded at best as a "necessary evil" and the role of tester was not a respected position.
She was a founding member of the British Information Systems Examination Board which produced the first Foundation qualification in Software Testing, and also helped to establish the Practitioner qualification. The first Foundation course was run by Grove Consultants in She continues to present at conferences around the world and to interact with and support testers and software testing.
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