Teamwork & Making Good Choices

Agile is pretty mainstream now, but some folks still aren’t sure what testers do. In addition, the “Whole Team” approach to quality and the idea that testing and coding aren’t separate phases still mystifies some people. I think my team’s activities the past two days are a good illustration of how agile teams work together […]

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Oh, Look, That Does Work!

My team creates software to manage 401(k) retirement plans. Back in 2006, the U.S. Congress passed legislation allowing Roth contributions in 401(k) plans. Plan participants can elect to pay taxes on their retirement deferrals up front, rather than the usual tax-deferred 401(k) contributions. Then, when they retire and withdraw their savings, they don’t have to […]

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