Interviews

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The Cloud and ALM: An Interview with Mik Kersten

Mik Kersten and Heather Shanholtzer recently spoke about trends in cloud-based tools and how cloud technology affects application lifecycle management.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Requirements Modeling: An Interview with Joy Beatty

Heather Shanholtzer interviewed Seilevel's Joy Beatty about the benefits of using visual modeling instead of traditional requirements documents and why writing good requirements might not be your best point of focus.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
From One Expert to Another: Paul Poutanen

Paul Poutanen has developed extensive mobile expertise working in management for wireless hardware and cellular location firms such as Wi-LAN and Cell-Loc before launching Mob4Hire. In this interview with Jonathan Kohl, Poutanen discusses the complex global testing process for mobile devices.

Jonathan Kohl's picture Jonathan Kohl
Disciplined Agile Delivery: An Interview with Scott Ambler

Scott Ambler is chief methodologist for IT with IBM Rational. Heather Shanholtzer recently had the opportunity to talk to Scott about scaling agile for enterprise organizations, how agile affects leadership and requirements on large teams, and his Disciplined Agile Delivery framework.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Agile at the Enterprise Level: An Interview with Arlen Bankston

Arlen Bankston, vice president of LitheSpeed, LLC, is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Certified ScrumMaster Trainer. Heather Shanholtzer recently talked to Arlen about what it takes to apply agile at the enterprise level and the challenges he faces when team members aren’t collocated.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Exploratory Testing in an Agile World: An Interview with Matt Barcomb

Matt Barcomb works at LeanDog where he is passionate about building collaborative cross-functional teams and finding ways to make the business-software universe a better place to work, play, and do business. Heather Shanholtzer talked to Matt about exploratory testing in an agile project.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Testing in a Regulated World: An Interview with John McConda

John McConda is a senior consultant for Moser Consulting and cofounder of the Workshop on Regulated Software Testing (WREST). In this interview, Heather Shanholtzer and John talk about the challenges testers face in the regulated world and what participants can expect during a WREST session.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
The Evolution of Agile: A Conversation with Bob Galen

In this interview with online editor Jonathan Vanian, Bob Galen discusses how agile has influenced testing over the years, the role of a tester in an agile project, and what exactly is “session-based exploratory testing.”

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
Crowdsourced Testing: An Interview with Rajini Padmanaban

Rajini Padmanaban is the director of engagement at QA InfoTech. Heather Shanholtzer had the opportunity to interview Rajini and learn a bit more about crowdsourced testing and find out why it is better than traditional testing in some projects.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
How Producing Code Is Like Producing Music (and a Message for the Agile Evangelists): An Interview with David Hussman

David Hussman is an agile coach and owner of Dev Jam. In this interview, David discusses the similarities between producing music and producing code, the Frank Zappa of the software world, and why he wants agile evangelists to “shut up and play your guitar.”

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian

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