Cost of Manual Testing on Agile Projects

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“Quality Is Free” – Philip Crosby I still meet a lot of agile software developers and teams who are not applying proper test automation practices, such as micro testing, automated integration testing and continuous integration. There are three reasons for this. 1. Developers don’t see the value Some developers are just so good and experienced, Continue Reading

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Agile Bookshelf – Top 10 agile books

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Agile is not something you learn in a training course (alone), you learn it by doing. But sometimes you might need some new inspiration to try new things, since we are always looking for new improvements, practice what you preach! The books below are not books you read once, they are books you study, and Continue Reading

Why Lean Startup is nothing new

Every once in a while a “new” things surfaces in the Agile world, the latest big hit: “The Lean Startup”, inspired by the Book from Eric Ries. I am not challenging the great insights this book offers, or that there is anything wrong with the concept, I am just stating the concepts are nothing new. And Continue Reading

It’s official, I am a Certified Scrum Professional

Certified Scrum Professional

This morning I took the CSP Exam, to be come a “Certified Scrum Professional”. I usually don’t mind much about certifications, not for myself, not for the people I hire or work with, but that doesn’t seem to be the case of a lot of others. Off course I already considered myself a Scrum Professional, Continue Reading

Scrum Gathering Barcelona – Registration is open

The Scrum Alliance has opened registration for the Scrum Gathering Barcelona to be held from the 1st until the 3rd of October. The vision the SA has chosen for Barcelona’s gathering is innovation. They have defined the following tracks: Unleashing Innovation Engineering Wars Art of Coaching Take Care of Business I visited the gathering in Continue Reading