Coders & Testers Together – a Rant and an Article

Last week I attended SEETEST in Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference was extremely well-organized, and I learned some new things, such as test automation considerations for testing mobile devices, and coordinating agile testing with compliance requirements. There were also some things said that hit one of my hot buttons: whether testers and programmers ought to work […]

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When a Team is Short a Tester

I made a difficult decision to move on from my incredibly wonderful agile team at ePlan Services to take on new challenges at the equally wonderfully agile Ultimate Software. This leaves the team at ePlan with four programmers and one tester (plus two system administrators, a DBA and a ScrumMaster). Even with two testers, the […]

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Continuous Learning

Yesterday evening I had my weekly dressage lesson with my trainer, riding her young horse, Dutchman. I’ve been riding since I was three, and started learning dressage almost 30 years ago. For several years recently, I rode a wonderful upper-level dressage horse. Some people would wonder why I still need lessons. “Dressage” is a French […]

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