The Whole Team Approach in Practice

I’ve just been struggling with a title for this post. Some of my ideas were: “Visibility Taken to New Heights”, “Yes, There Are Teams Who Do This Just Like In the Books”, “A Real Commitment to Continual Improvement”, “Inspiration”, but none of them really capture my amazement at what I saw visiting the team at […]

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Belgium Testing Days: A Look at a European Conference

I wrote up my experiences at the excellent Belgium Testing Days conference which took place in February. In particular, I thought about what is different for me at conferences outside the U.S. compared with “domestic” conferences. They’re all great learning and networking opportunities, but culture makes for some nice differences. Overall it was a wonderful […]

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My First Weeknight Tester Session!

I’ve been wanting to try Weekend Testing for ages, but I’m usually swamped on the weekends. The European chapter that does Weeknight Testing (@WNTesting on Twitter; hashtag #WNTesting) works great for me because the time ends up being during my lunchtime. I tried it for the first time today. Our mission was to do functional […]

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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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