As soon as I heard the introductory episode to Neil Studd’s Tester’s Island Discs podcast, I sent in my five song selections. I didn’t expect to be picked, but it was really fun to think of the five tunes I’d take to the Tester’s Island! I’ve listened to every episode, and have learned a lot […]Read More
Wrapping Up Agile Testing Days 2017
Eeek, 2017 is over soon and I have one more post about the Agile Testing Days 2017 conference! Yes, it has been quite a few weeks ago now, but like most of you, the combination of work, side projects and holiday merriment have meant a lack of blogging time. I’m just going to squeak this […]Read More
Agile Testing Days – More Unicorns!
Day 3 of Agile Testing Days kicked off as usual with the 7 am walk/run (I walked!) to Sans Souci, followed by another excellent and well-attended Lean Coffee. This is already my third post about Agile Testing Days, so I’m going to try to stick to a few highlights! Don’t be a template zombie David […]Read More
Agile Testing Days, Part Deux
More memories from Agile Testing Days 2017 Another 7 am walk followed by Lean Coffee got me going for day two of the conference. One of my takeaways from Lean Coffee was from Viktorija Manevska, who started asking her team this question every day at standup: “What did you learn yesterday?” Though her team treated […]Read More
Rambling notes from Agile Testing Days 2017 (part 1)
I promised myself I would blog about some of the sessions I attended at Agile Testing Days, mainly to help myself reflect and incubate new ideas. I have sketch notes from a lot of sessions so that should help me remember! Janet Gregory and I facilitated an all-day workshop on Monday where a couple dozen […]Read More
More ideas for making conferences inclusive!
Thanks to everyone who posted ideas on ways conferences can be more inclusive of newcomers and avoid the perception of having “cliques” of speakers and veteran attendees, in response to my post. I’d like to share some of them here. Liz Keogh‘s keynotes and workshops are always so inspiring and helpful to me. A few […]Read More