Cover of Grokking Continuous Delivery by Christie Wilson, featuring cartoon rabbits dressed in human clothes.

Another book review! _Grokking Continuous Delivery_ by Christie Wilson

I’m on a roll with book reviews this month! Another one of my new favorites, which has helped me so much already, is  Grokking Continuous Delivery by Christie Wilson. This book provides an easy-to-follow introduction for people new to CD. And, it’s a handy reference guide for more experienced practitioners. Newbies will learn the language […]

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“Bug Statistics Are a Waste of Time”

I was pleased to learn that my StarEast talk on an agile approach to defect management generated more discussion on the topic at the conference. Please read Gojko Adzic’s new post “Bug statistics are a waste of time” – it shatters a lot of illusions that organizations treasure about defect tracking and bug metrics.

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Dressage, Discipline and Quality

This month’s issue Dressage Today had some articles about the two-time Olympian dressage rider and trainer, Steffen Peters. He talked about the role of discipline in turning dreams into reality. For him, this means keeping himself mentally and physically fit through a thoughtfully planned exercise and diet routine, as well as understanding the capabilities of […]

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Team Commitment to Quality

This sprint has been an excellent example of why the whole team must commit to quality for the team to succeed. In the past few sprints, we started to slide into the bad practice of having leftover testing task cards that got carried over into the next sprint. Some of these were cards to write […]

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