More Agile Testing Days Joy (part 2 of 2)

Here’s more on what I observed and learned during Agile Testing Days. I’m just going to brain dump the rest here, because otherwise I’ll never get it posted! Lean Coffee Janet and I had a great turnout for Lean Coffee all three mornings, despite the early hour. We averaged 20 – 25 people squeezed into […]

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Learning and Change

Atul Gawande, author of influential books such as The Checklist Manifesto and Better, writes a column “The Annals of Medicine” in the New Yorker magazine. This week’s issue has an article titled “Slow Ideas”. In it, Gawande explores why some innovations, such as surgical anesthesia, caught on quickly, while others, such as  antiseptics, take many […]

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Advancing collaboration

You know how some topic will come up, and suddenly you notice it’s coming up over and over in different contexts? Lately, for me, that topic has been collaboration among roles on software teams. My own team practices a “Whole Team” approach to development, and we testers work closely with the developers on a daily […]

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