A couple of months ago, we invited Janet Gregory to our company for a sharing on Agile Testing. Janet is the co-author of the Agile Testing book. One of the key take away from the sharing was testing is an activity throughout the sprint. It’s not a phase where testing can started after development is done. In addition, she also mentioned 7 key factors for an Agile testing which I found really interesting.
Similar to the idea of continuous improvement in Agile Development, we believe that we constantly need to broaden our Agile knowledge. These 12 Agile blogs are the ones that I personally follow and read frequently (with no particular order). For me, the good point for reading other sources is that I can learn to be more adaptive – if I stumble in my current way of doing Agile, I can learn from other people’s experiences and try to adapt it into my own development.
Pair programming? Two people staring at one PC screen, using one keyboard and one mouse? Why would companies hire two individuals to work on the same thing?
Developers produce code, testers produce quality, and what does a ScrumMaster produce then? A well working team is a common answer for question above. In my opinion, finding what to do is hard, yet finding how to do it properly is even harder. There are ton of articles out there which can tell you what you should be doing as a ScrumMaster, but not much of them will tell them how to do it right. Why? Because we all reckon in order to advise how things can be right, you have to experiment within the contexts. In this post, I will share some of my thoughts and learning since I have switched my role as to ScrumMaster.
2015 celebrates Titansoft’s 10th anniversary.
It was also a very special year for many of us. There were many new things happening in our products and organisation. And as part of year-long celebration for our special 10, we interviewed every single one of our Titaners to hear from them their thoughts on our amazing journey so far.
How often do we start something with fervor but neglect to monitor the progress or even feel baffled when the project fails? We have built up a few Communities of Practice (CoP) like TiQuality and other technical communities. But how well are we doing? Getting up close with Bas Vodde, creator of LeSS framework during the Agile Tour 2015 brought us some insights on how we can improve our CoPs.
I was impressed with J.A.R.V.I.S from the Iron Man movie, and now I owned one. Her name is Alexa
She can’t fly me around like J.A.R.V.I.S does, but she certainly listen and response to my commands. To activate Amazon Echo, just say “Alexa”, and she is ready to receive my command.
Controling my house using Alexa