Books I have read recently:
Leaders Eat Last: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/book-2-leaders-eat-last-why-some-teams-pull-together-balamurugadas
SuperWomen: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/book-1-superwomen-inspiring-stories-20-women-ajay-balamurugadas

My recent LinkedIn Pulse Articles:

Shoe Dog – Phil Knight – Summary of blinks: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/shoe-dog-phil-knight-summary-blinks-ajay-balamurugadas/

Lessons Learned from “Destination: Work” book: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lessons-learned-from-destinationwork-book-ajay-balamurugadas/

Get your sh*t together – Summary of the blinks:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/get-your-sht-together-summary-blinks-ajay-balamurugadas/

How learning happens – Theory vs Practicals: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-learning-happens-theory-vs-practicals-ajay-balamurugadas/

Test it Out: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/test-out-ajay-balamurugadas/

Mobile App Usability and User Experience: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/mobile-app-usability-user-experience-where-does-ajay-balamurugadas/

3 Testing Practices We Should All Stop

Problem-Solving in Software Testing: A Conversation
Published in StickyMinds | Apr 24, 2017
Summary:
How many times have you started to solve a particular problem and realized midway that the actual problem is not what you thought it was? Ajay Balamurugadas relates a conversation he had with a colleague in software testing about issues with test cases, and the lessons he learned from that problem-solving process. Here’s what you should consider.

Tales of Test Automation Failure (and How to Find Success)
Published in StickyMinds | Dec 05, 2016
Summary:
Adopting test automation in your test plan is more challenging than it may initially appear. Understanding these challenges can help QA teams recognize some common mistakes and set a better, more realistic plan for their next attempt at automation. Read these three cautionary tales so you can avoid them on your path to automation success.