Category Archives: Agile

Changing context for generating better testing idea’s

As a tester one part of your job is to come up with testing idea’s.  A way that is very often used is take the template used in a previous testcase. The test cases can have the format like excel … Continue reading

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User Story Risk Quadrants

On my way back from Agile Testing Days 2013 I had an conversation with Gitte Ottosen of course it was about testing. We talked a bout risk and how to address that in agile. Therefore I have a very simple … Continue reading

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Magic Estimation can work!

Today a team asked me on how to do a good grooming session. They were arguing on details and process. After the team had spend an hour or two on estimation I asked them to join me in the afternoon … Continue reading

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wooden open source shed: second iteration can I afford this mansion

Second iteration: Can I afford it and am I allowed to build this mansion? The first iteration was validating my vision.  Now the vision was successfully validated. The next step was to validate the most important question: can I afford this … Continue reading

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Open source wooden shed

There is a great TED talk from Massimo Banzi: How Arduino is open-sourcing imagination. This talk made my self enthusiastic about open source hardware. The last half year I been working on replacing my old shed by a new shed … Continue reading

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Presentation at testnet najaarsevent

One of the pillars in Scrum is transparency.  Visibility is key in transparency. Below you find my presentation at Testnet najaars event.

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Agile Spaghetti game

The Spaghetti game is a game which beautiful shows the power of self-organization. The problem is illustrated by tangled knot of 10 people through a process of crisscrossed hand-holding. The requested end situation is a circle of people holding hands. … Continue reading

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