On Agile2019

I spent the week of August 5th at Agile2019… my first time at this conference. I left the conference energized, excited, and exhausted. I am grateful for the rich content from the many presenters, the connections made (both new and renewed), and the collaboration that created this experience. As I reflect on the week, I [...]

By |2019-08-15T15:55:22-05:00August 15th, 2019|Agile|0 Comments

Hazards of the SME

Agile teams are often configured to make use of a SME (Subject Matter Expert). A SME is typically someone not on the Scrum Team, who brings specialized knowledge, skills, or expertise needed by the team. The team doesn’t have everything required, so we give them access to a SME. The SME’s contribution may be in [...]

By |2019-07-25T14:30:00-05:00July 25th, 2019|Agile|0 Comments

Goodbye Regression

I’ve been doing regression testing for over 20 years, split about 50/50 between waterfall and Agile implementations. Regression testing has several characteristics, few of which are attractive no matter what framework you’re in. It’s a long, tedious, unpleasant process that no one really wants to do. And, as with all such processes, it is by [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:58:47-05:00June 20th, 2019|Agile|0 Comments