Tag Archives: Bits & Chips

The testmanager as strategic quality advisor

In my latest article (published in the November Issue of Bits & Chips magazine) I write about the test challenges that we have in multi-team Agile projects. Testing in these projects is responsibility of the development teams, of course. But, … … Continue reading

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New Book on Scrum: Manuscript is sent to the Editor

Last year Valori published the e-book “Agile in the real world, starting with Scrum“. Together with the Bits & Chips magazine I produced a practical guide for organizations that want to make the most of their Scrum implementation! This e-book … Continue reading

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Integration testing at scaled agile projects

On 25 May the Software-Centric Systems Conference [SC]2 conference was held on the High-tech campus in Eindhoven. During this event I hosted an interactive session where we investigated the relationship between the lever of integration and the time to market. … Continue reading

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Free eBook: Agile in the real world, Starting with SCRUM

The end of 2015 is approaching quickly. While we are busy getting everything ready just before the holiday season, for many it’s also a period to start thinking about the coming year. Having the right knowledge and insights enables you … Continue reading

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Implementing SCRUM: how do you involve management?

 Agile in de echte wereld 2: Starten met SCRUM Agile in the real world is a series of articles in which I investigate the impact of Agile. Earlier I posted part 1: Thanks for the nice comments. In Part 2, … Continue reading

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Agile in the real world, a co-production with Bits & Chips Magazine

Success is created by sharing knowledge. Together with Bits & Chips magazine Valori plans to publish an e-book: “Implementing Agile in the real world”. In this new ebook experience stories will take a dominant position. What problems are organizations facing when … Continue reading

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Co-operation a wanted skill

In the November issue of Bits & Chips magazine I wrote a article about a simulation game called the SCRUM battle. In the same issue I published my monthly column with a related topic: Cooperation skills are getting more in demand. … Continue reading

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To SCRUM or not to SCRUM

Bits & Chips magazine came aware of our SCRUM battle and published an article on this topic. The article, titled “to SCRUM or not to SCRUM, Game simulation provides insight” states that although SCRUM is adopted by many organizations, still … Continue reading

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Explosive Software

Today I uploaded the PDF of my Bits & Chips Column. In this edition of the column I compare the way we perform Risk Analysis in IT and in the petrochemical industry. As I state in the column, in the … Continue reading

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Network testing, the devil is in the combination

Three months ago the Dutch Testnet Association performed a live network test. Members were asked to contribute and bring in topic and test ideas. During the debriefing session participants explained their test results to the owner of the venue (and … Continue reading

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New Column: Taste wheel for testers

What language do we use when we want to express our experience with the application that we have just tested? In coffee land (but also in whiskey land) they use a taste (or flavor) wheel to describe tastes that you … Continue reading

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TestNet network test

On 15 januari testnet will perform a real life network test. Guided by the coaches Bart Knaack, Richard Ammerlaan, Bernd Beersma, Huib Schoots, Ruud Teunissen, Onno Wierbos, Chester Jansen and me, participants will perform life test on the Venue’s network.A … Continue reading

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