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Continuous Deployment Pipeline

New Challenges in Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery and deployment (both abbreviated as “CD”) aren’t new concepts. Jez Humble and David Farley published their Continuous Delivery book ten years ago. Patrick Debois organized the first “DevOpsDays” conference in 2009, and created the #DevOps (also written as devops, devOps and Devops) hashtag. Of course, CD is new to many teams. There are […]

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Leading Quality book

Educating executives about quality

“Quality” is like Mom and apple pie. Ask a CTO what level of quality she wants her organization to deliver, and she’ll say something like, “The best possible quality, of course!” But what does that mean? In my experience, most business stakeholders, C-level executives, and even many managers of development organizations have only a vague […]

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continuous testing and learning

Testing Paths

We embrace many testing practices that have been around a few decades now. Exploratory testing didn’t always have that name, but software professionals were practicing it. Personally, I have been automating tests since the early 90s. And, there are always new things that help us delight our customers. Today’s technology gives us access to so […]

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Dev asking code base questions about how it behaives

Property-based or generative testing – insights from European Testing Conference

I had really good intentions to blog more about things I learned at European Testing Conference, because I took pretty good sketch notes for myself. But I exceeded my WIP pretty badly between ETC and Booster Conference, and then I broke my leg. I’m making time now to share what I learned from at least […]

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Angie Jones describes her "10 Ps" report card

Learning from hitting a brick wall

I’m fizzing with all the stuff I learned at European Testing Conference in beautiful Valencia  last week! I gave myself the gift of taking sketch notes of all the sessions I attended, so I’m hoping I can do a few blog posts about it. I have been neglecting this blog lately because I spend so […]

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