diversity

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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DeliveryConf 2020

I attended DeliveryConf 2020 in Seattle in January. I had high expectations, given the speaker lineup. It far exceeded my expectations! I took lots of sketch notes and plan to blog more about the many insights I learned. Meanwhile, you can see the presentations, AND listen to the valuable facilitated group discussions with members of […]

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Tina Toucan provided extra diversity and fun!

Diversity in conference speakers == new ideas, more learning

I attended my first testing conference back in the early 90s. I can only remember one woman speaker, and she made such an impact on me, I still remember the session well – it was about how to test requirements. I have used those ideas ever since! Thanks in large part (in my opinion, anyway) […]

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Lean Coffee at Agile Testing Days 2017

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 […]

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