Lisi introducing her ATD 2021 talk

Experiment-driven quality

Wow, this is my fourth blog post sharing some of my biggest takeaways from Agile Testing Days, yay me. Some of my most inspiring and actionable ones are from Lisi Hocke’s talk, “Growing an Experiment-Driven Quality Culture”. Follow that link to see her slide deck. Often a slide deck is not much use without the […]

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Bruce (the legend) onstage at ATD

Learning how to be an ally to non-binary folk

This is my third post sharing my biggest takeaways from Agile Testing Days. OK, I’m pretty slow, and, I hope my learning might inspire someone else’s. I first got to know Bruce (the legend) on social media and via Ministry of Testing. She was an amazing host for an online TestBash. Bruce makes awesome videos […]

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Eckstein's Law: An organization produces a design that reflects the organization's biases.

Agile Testing Days 2021 – 1 of ? – Asking new questions

I haven’t made time to blog here much this year because of pair blogging with Janet Gregory on AgileTestingFellow.com, along with other writing commitments. I want to write about some of my Agile Testing Days 2021 takeaways, to reflect on them and reinforce them in my own head. So here goes. Might be the only […]

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FrontMatter podcast

Lots of new blogs, podcasts, videos to share!

Hi friends! I haven’t posted here for a long while, because I’ve spent my time co-writing blog posts with Janet Gregory on our Agile Testing Fellowship blog. We also write our monthly newsletter with exclusive content, please subscribe if you haven’t already! Most excitingly, Janet and I record monthly 15 minute video chats on our […]

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Shifting left and right in the continuous DevOps loop

Testing & quality in continuous delivery, DevOps, observability & more

I used to curate a site where I gathered articles, books, webinars, courses and more related to testing and quality in continuous delivery and DevOps, especially observability. That site was owned by my then-employer, and nobody is keeping it updated anymore. It might go away, so, as a public service, I am posting the resources […]

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