Monthly Archives: November 2015

Product Owner Game: Experience the work of the PO

At Valori we developed a new serious game. Previous we had only the SCRUM battle, which gives delegates insight in the SCRUM process. It is a great success, but we missed a good interactive way to learn Product Owners, Stakeholders, Business managers … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, SCRUM, Training, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Agile Retrospectives: it’s OK when something fails

For the 9th article in the Bits&Chips series I collaborated with Ben Linders. Who’s Ben: He is one of the Agile Retrospectives Authorities and besides the book “getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives’. he gives many workshops on the topic. … Continue reading

Posted in Agile, Agile in de Echte Wereld, SCRUM | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Call for Papers QA&Test 2016

QA&TEST is organising the 15th edition of the International Conference on Embedded Software testing. The conference is like every year held in beautiful Bilbao (Spain), see the picture below. We, the technical committee, like to invite professionals to share their knowledge … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, QA&Test | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What job did you think you’d be in?

In an interview I gave I was confronted with the question “What did you want to become when you were in college and how much of that can be found in your current job?” Suddenly I remembered that I wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Column, weekend post | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Survival techniques for testers, beyond the T-shape tester

Tuesday 3 November Jan Jaap Cannegieter and I gave a tutorial workshop at the EuroSTAR conference. In this wisdom of the crowd session we searched for and defined our future. Main question throughout the workshop was: How do we survive … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, EuroSTAR, Getting more out of..., Slides, Testing, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments