Welcome to Seapine’s Perspectives on Testing. Every week I’m going to look at articles, blog posts, tweets, and other testing and quality content, and provide some perspective on the news or commentary. Enjoy, and I look forward to hearing your feedback. Follow Seapine on Twitter at @Seapine, and me at @pvarhol.
Agile Point of View
Can we get through a post-mortem without pointing fingers at one another
, yet still have accountability. The folks at Etsy think so.
Download the free ebook “Integrate Test Activities in Agile Projects
” by Leo van der Aalst and Rik Marselis.
Are Scrum and outsourcing
possible together? Scrum luminary Jeff Sutherland tells us how to work with outsourced Scrum teams.
It’s not really a testing topic, but Eric Kristfelt describes how you might organize a sales team as a Scrum team
. For organizations that want to incorporate their development practices in other areas of the company, this is a good roadmap.
Is it true that sometimes you have to break the sprint rules
? Vin D’Amico thinks it can make sense.
Testing PhilosophyA casual approach to testing sounds dangerous
. But Dina Hart has found an effective way to keep testing and test cases relevant in an Agile environment.
The Director tells us why we should be testing applications like a San Francisco cabbie drives
We’ve all heard of DevOps, but what is TestOps
? Seth Eliot explains the concept in his Future of Software Testing series for the Ministry of Testing.
Matt Heusser describes the essentials of the Miagi-Do school
Seapine is conducting a second survey on the state of medical device development
. If you are working in the field, please take a minute to respond.
What happens when you become an expert
in a particular area? Life becomes that much more difficult, according to Matt Heusser.
What do Agile management and playing Frisbee
have in common? Steve Denning makes some surprising and relevant analogies in the Harvard Business Review.