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Quotes : What is an Agile Tester?
on 2009/4/2 11:59:08 (997 reads)
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"We define an agile tester this way: a professional tester who embraces change, collaborates well with both technical and business people, and understands the concept of using tests to document requirements and drive development. Agile testers tend to have good technical skills, know how to collaborate with others to automate tests, and are also experienced exploratory testers. They're willing to learn what customers do so that they can better understand the customers' software requirements."

Source: "Agile Testing", Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, Addison-Wesley, 2009

Book : Thinking Tools for Scaling Lean and Agile
on 2009/2/25 1:00:08 (1247 reads)
Book

This book from Craig Larman and Bas Vodde is a classic example of the fact that it is better to teach somebody to fish than to give him fish. It emphasizes that it is important to “be agile” more than to “do agile”. Approaches like Scrum or Lean are more frameworks to think about continuous improvement than tools that should be applied blindly like cooking recipes.

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Quotes : Sizing Project Teams
on 2009/2/11 23:59:06 (974 reads)
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“We regularly coach groups that ask, “How can we calculate how many people we will need?” Our suggestion is, “Start with a small group of great people, and only grow when it really starts to hurt.” That rarely happens.”

 

Source: “Scaling Lean & Agile Development - Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum”, Craig Larman & Bas Vodde, Addison -Wesley

Quotes : Large, Multisite and Offshore Agile Projects
on 2009/2/5 0:47:10 (896 reads)
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"After working for some years in the domains of large, multisite, and offshore development, we have distilled our experience and advice down to the following: Don't' do it."

 

"Scaling Lean & Agile Development - Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum", Craig Larman & Bas Vodde, Addison -Wesley

Articles : CMMI: Less Hyped Than Agile but Equally Popular
on 2009/1/27 7:50:00 (4447 reads)
Articles

CMMI is the successor of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) or Software CMM. The CMM was developed from November 1986 until 1997 as part of the software process maturity framework project. Then the CMMI, where “I” stands for Integration, replaced the CMM. This is certainly not currently a hyped concept. You will find no CMMI category on dzone.com or infoq.com and the CMMI channel on reddit.com has two subscribers. A recent Methods & Tools poll examined at what stage is the CMMI approach adoption in software development organizations. I was therefore surprised to see that the adoption, ignorance or rejection rates for the CMMI were very close to the results achieved by a similar survey on Agile approaches ended at the beginning of 2008.

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News : Winter 2008 Issue of Methods & Tools
on 2008/12/28 22:19:58 (870 reads)
News

Methods & Tools is a free e-newsletter for software developers, testers and project managers. Winter 2008 issue’s content:

* Fingers in the Air: a Gentle Introduction to Software Estimation

* Behavior Driven Database Design

* Optimizing the Contribution of Testing to Project Success

* Service Components and Compositions

 

45 pages of software development knowledge that you can download from http://www.methodsandtools.com/mt/download.php?winter08

News : More than 1000 tools registered at SoftDevTools.com
on 2008/11/4 5:30:00 (993 reads)
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SoftDevTools.com is a unique directory of software development tool where you can be informed on both commercial and open source solutions for your software development needs. It covers all software development activities: programming (java, .net, php, ruby, etc), testing, configuration management, databases, project management, etc. Tools can be classified using multiple criteria: licensing, running platforms and functionalities, etc. With 10′000 monthly visitors, SoftDevTools.com is proud to have registered its 1000 tool and looking forward to reaching the 2000 milestone.

 

If you are the editor of a commercial software development tool or contributing to an open source project, go to http://www.softdevtools.com/ to register your tool.

News : Higher Adoption for TDD Approach
on 2008/10/28 5:19:47 (1144 reads)
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A recent poll examined how organizations perform unit testing. Despite the fact that the number of TDD adopters has grown nicely since the previous similar survey, unit testing is still widely conducted in a informal manner, when it is not simply ignored by developers.

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Articles : How Much Time Will This Add to the Current Process?
on 2008/10/15 4:30:00 (3904 reads)
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This article is taken from the book The Art of Unit Testing. As part of a chapter on integrating unit testing into your current organization, this segment answers one of the key questions involving unit testing.  

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Articles : How Yahoo! International is Becoming Agile
on 2008/10/14 2:37:23 (5650 reads)
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A description of the approach used by Yahoo International in its transition to agile software development.

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