What About Business Value?

Pete Douglass and Karl Chambers are Scrum Masters and recently found themselves dissatisfied by projects that they’d worked hard on but were (a) taking a long time to get anywhere close to deployment, (b) being delayed by late-breaking feature requests…

A Sympathetic Sceptic

X: What’s your dream job title?Me: Sympathetic Sceptic.X: ?Me: I want to help people to get to the best thing they can, given their constraints, for their definition of best, at this time.X: … Me: I want to help them by probing the idea of the thing,…

Looking Forward to Risk Analysis

When I asked Twitter this:Anyone know of a course on risk analysis that could work as in-house training for software testers?  It’s a topic we’re interested in but the stuff I’m turning up is more to do with corporate analysis, register build…

Of What? To Who? When?

Fiona Charles ran a workshop on business risk analysis for my team at Linguamatics last week. Across the day we covered risk-based testing, how it can help with prioritisation, and how it is often overlooked as a factor in test design.We also looked at…

Listening with Jerry

The other week, I tweeted this:I want to make a list of @JerryWeinberg recordings. I’ve found around 35 so far, mostly interviews from podcasts and youtube. If you know of any, or any existing lists, can you send me links? I’ll share the whole list wh…