Good relationships with colleagues in different specialties and different teams are a key to learning and succeeding. I was lucky to start my software career in an organization where we collaborated and learned from each other. Despite my shy nature, I intuitively forged relationships with people outside my team as well as within it. For […]Read More
Another book review! _Grokking Continuous Delivery_ by Christie Wilson
I’m on a roll with book reviews this month! Another one of my new favorites, which has helped me so much already, is Grokking Continuous Delivery by Christie Wilson. This book provides an easy-to-follow introduction for people new to CD. And, it’s a handy reference guide for more experienced practitioners. Newbies will learn the language […]Read More
Book Review: DevOps for Dummies by Emily Freeman
I’m really bad and lazy about posting book reviews. This book was published in 2019. I discovered it last year and have found it super helpful. It is in no way out of date. So I’m going to go ahead and share my thoughts on it! I’ve been part of teams who succeeded with continuous […]Read More
Enabling better quality
Most, if not all, software teams want to deliver a high-quality product. And most, if not all, face a wide range of big challenges that get in the way of this goal. In the day-to-day work to fulfill business and customer priorities, improving quality seems an overwhelming and/or overlooked activity. My teams’ quality journeys Over […]Read More
Training and consulting and more!
Somehow it got to be 2023 all of a sudden! I hope the new year brings good things to everyone. My heart goes out to people struggling with the many difficulties and evils in the world. It always feels a bit weird to talk about mundane stuff like software quality. I wrapped up the year […]Read More
Guested on podcasts about testing and DevOps!
I had the honor to participate in two podcasts recently. One is the “QA Therapy” podcast with my friends Sergio Freire and Cristiano Cunha. We chatted about ways to fit testing into DevOps. Check out their other episodes too, they’re talking with lots of awesome folks! The other is the RedHat Compiler podcast. They talked […]Read More