Whole Team Approach

Upcoming online events

A couple of webinars coming up next week! I’m doing a webinar with Jenna Charlton on how teams can use visual models to create an effective automation strategy on September 22 with Functionize, it’s free, please join us! Janet Gregory and I are doing an Ask Us Anything with the Test Chat community on September […]

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Lisa by beach

Ready to work with you!

Welcome to my revamped website! I’ve enjoyed a lovely summer, I’m rested and ready to help teams identify and achieve their quality goals. Let me bring my experience helping teams delight customers with frequent, low-risk delivery of high-quality software products to your organization. I can guide your teams to figure out their biggest obstacles and […]

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Lisi introducing her ATD 2021 talk

Experiment-driven quality

Wow, this is my fourth blog post sharing some of my biggest takeaways from Agile Testing Days, yay me. Some of my most inspiring and actionable ones are from Lisi Hocke’s talk, “Growing an Experiment-Driven Quality Culture”. Follow that link to see her slide deck. Often a slide deck is not much use without the […]

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Shifting left and right in the continuous DevOps loop

Shifting left & right in our continuous world

Pick up any article or watch any talk on a testing-related topic these days, and you’re bound to see the terms “shift left” and “shift right”. They’re almost a cliché. What do they really mean? Modern software development isn’t supposed to be linear anymore, right? There’s not one point where it starts and another point […]

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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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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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