Agile 2009 – AA-FTT Workshop & more

There’s so much swirling around in my brain from a whole week in Chicago at Agile 2009. Let me start with my recollections of the Agile Alliance Functional Test Tools workshop. Jennitta Andrea chairs this effort, and Elisabeth Hendrickson facilitated this meeting. The facility was great, plenty of room and good connectivity, and had a […]

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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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