Quote of the Month July 2015

Many users blame themselves for errors that occur when using technology, thinking that maybe they did something wrong. You must reverse this belief if you want to be an effective tester. Here is a rule of thumb: If something unexpected occurs, don’t blame yourself; blame the technology.

A Journey: Agile, Culture & Transformation

Three years after writing “An Agile Adoption & Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Culture”, Michael Sahota shares the highlights of what he has learned. Some of it is around thinking tools such as the Laloux Culture Model and some of it is around his inner journey to reach a place where he could really help […]

Software Development Conferences Forecast June 2015

Here is a list of software development related conferences and events on Agile project management ( Scrum, Lean, Kanban), software testing and software quality, software architecture, programming (Java, .NET, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP) and databases (NoSQL, MySQL, etc.) that will take place in the coming weeks and that have media partnerships with the Methods & […]

Quote of the Month June 2015

If having fun is what most programmers do, you may begin to understand why managing programmers is so challenging. If you are being paid to have fun, why would you want to be managed? Being managed takes part of the fun out of the work!