What Teenagers and MVP have in common

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Teenage children can be the classic MVP’s (Minimal Viable Products) in action. Here’s why: They tend to be  self deterministic They tend to experiment constantly They don’t attempt to predict the future but learn from their experiments They typically have no endstate in mind that they wish to be made explicit They have courage to outline […]

Building the Quality Inn

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Building Quality In integral part of moving to a DevOps culture, at least according to the State of DevOps 2016. But what exactly does that mean? Sure, the report cites Deming, in particular  “Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality. Eliminate the need for inspection on a mass basis by building quality into the product in […]

No women speakers? No Bother!

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That might surprise you if you listened the Eurostar Webinar last week where Fiona Charles and I explored the numbers of women speaking at software testing conferences. If you didn’t hear it you can now  (Spoiler ahead it’s roughly 25%*)   Considering that there are more women in testing than other technical professions you might be surprised by this. Unfortunately […]