Tag Archives: Collaboration

Getting a grip on your agile maturity using the ambition chart

“Improvements planned in the retrospective do not stand on their own. What is the ambition of your team and how do you share these?” That is the main statement of the talk I gave today at the Agile Testing Days … Continue reading

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Big Room Scrum battle (serious game with 400 participants)

January this year Valori organized a serious game for over 400 people. During the Scrum Battle participants experience the agile way of working. This video gives a impression of the simulation game that was held for over 400 people. They … Continue reading

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Applying Agile beyond Software development

My latest issue of G(r)ood Testing is inspired by a blog of Mike Cohn from Mountain Goat Software. In his blog Mike investigates the application of agile outside the world of the software development. I like to contribute with two examples of my own. … Continue reading

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Suggested Read: DevOps

While preparing a presentation for a customer I stumbled upon a nice blogpost the Agile Admin. The agile admin is written by Ernest Mueller, James Wickett, Karthik Gaekwad, and Peco Karayanev. The post presents a definition of DevOps, and I think I … Continue reading

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How good are your collaboration skills?

I often encounter discussions on testers competences. One, who believes testing is an easy job, should try a search on the Internet. He’d be surprised how many competences are associated with good testing. Being a tester, what skills should you focus … Continue reading

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We finished the Expo:QA program

A good thing about being conference chair is: you make the program. And you get to be proud on the result! After a lot of reviewing and discussing, moving talks up and down, the EXPO:QA program is done. I would like … Continue reading

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The Full Circle: What to do with our “old school” test experience

Bob van de Burgt made a nice video of the SoapBox presentation I gave on the 2014 EuroSTAR conference. In this 5 minute message I state that the testers’ world gets extremely diverse. Not only are there many disciplines within … Continue reading

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