Category Archives: Visibility

Taste wheel for testers workshop

A common language to describe our system enables targeted strategy and clear reporting. Last week I gave a workshop in Norway for the Freetest conference on Mobile testing (organized by the Norwegian Computer Society) and yesterday I gave the same … Continue reading

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Progress reporting with the Subway Map

Progress reporting can be cumbersome. You want to get your message across and provide detailed information, but long tables and lists do not appeal to the reader. Subway maps have been developed to give insight in progress, bottlenecks and dependencies. … Continue reading

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Kanban’s Visual Efficiency: An Interview with Derk-Jan de Grood

Author Noel Wurst interviewed me for the Agile Connection. Thanks Noel for a nice interview. You can read the original interview on the Agile connection or But also below… Noel: Your upcoming STAREAST session is titled “Increase Your Team’s … Continue reading

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Testnet: Hoe maak je een goede proposal en geef je een goede presentatie

Huib Schoots en ik bundelen onze ervaringen en delen onze geheimen: Wil jij ook eens op het podium staan op een TestNet evenement? 12 december 2012, NBC: Workshop goede proposal De call for papers voor het voorjaarsevenement is verzonden. Misschien … Continue reading

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This weeks presentations

This week I gave two presentations. One for the IBBA annual conference, the other for the Dutch testing day. I uploaded the presentations to Slideshare: The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is a non-profit professional association with the purpose … Continue reading

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Workshop Visibility

Today, Guido Dulos and I visited RaboBank International. We provided our workshop “making your work visible”. As always this workshop is challenging and exciting because the real content is determined by the participant. For us trainers this means we cannot … Continue reading

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DTC: “Optimize integration between business and IT”

Op 17 april 2013 wordt voor de vierde keer de Dutch Testing Conference gehouden. Dit jaar wordt er naast de DTC parallel het congres Bridging the Gap gehouden. Ik ben hier blij mee. Oorspronkelijk was de doelstelling van de DTC … Continue reading

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SCRUM for testers

I made an introduction into SCRUM. I used it to explain te impact SCRUM can have on test teams that currently work primary with sequential development. It is an interactive session that contains some statements for discussion, and highlights a … Continue reading

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Testers deliver a visible contribution to the organisation

Yesterday I gave a training together with Guido Dulos for Menzis. With the training we aimed to improve visibility of the test team. it was a nice event, also for us as trainers. Due to the high interactivity of the … Continue reading

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