Continuous Learning

Yesterday evening I had my weekly dressage lesson with my trainer, riding her young horse, Dutchman. I’ve been riding since I was three, and started learning dressage almost 30 years ago. For several years recently, I rode a wonderful upper-level dressage horse. Some people would wonder why I still need lessons. “Dressage” is a French […]

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Happy April 1

The world’s a tough place, so take advantage of a chance for some chuckles. Read about the newest test tool from the eminent Alister Scott, WATIF. And if you’re feeling the need to get some kind of certification, check out Scott Ambler’s new master class. (A reminder – and this part sadly isn’t an April […]

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Ten Principles for Agile Testers

Jeff Langr and Tim Ottinger have added a flash card to their “Agile: In a Flash” project (that will become a book) based on our book’s “Ten Principles for Agile Testers”. They did a nice job of summarizing the information in Chapter 2 of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams. We […]

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Using Examples to Drive Development

When Brian Marick came up with his ideas about using examples to drive development (I think that was back in 2003), my team latched on to the concept. We are fortunate in having an expert product owner who is talented at coming up with good examples. People often ask me how this works. Our current […]

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