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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
From One Expert to Another: Dawn and Shannon Code

Did you know that former Dawn Cannan, lover of all things testing, and her husband legally changed their names to Dawn Test Code and Shannon Null Code? In this interview, they discuss the reason for their name changes and what it means to have and show enthusiasm for what is important to you.

Joey McAllister's picture Joey McAllister
My Life as a Virtual Team Member: An Interview with Nanda Lankalapalli

Inspired by the Better Software magazine article, "Make Your Tele-team Work," I spoke in more detail with Nanda Lankalapalli about what it's like to be a virtual team member and what it took to create a "Virtual Nanda."

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Project Portfolio Management: An Interview with Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman is a management consultant, regular StickyMinds.com columnist, and AgileConnection’s technical editor. Johanna talks about the year in software, the rise of project portfolio management, and whether we will continue to see organizations adopt agile in the new year.

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
The Future Is Mobile Technology: An Interview with Jonathan Kohl

Jonathan Kohl discusses where he thinks technology is headed, how mobile devices are changing what we test, and what all that time we spend socializing online is doing to workplace productivity.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
Sticky ToolLook Interview: Improving QA-Development Communication with Amit Chopra

In this Sticky ToolLook interview, Microsoft senior program manager Amit Chopra takes a look at some of the common communication breakdowns between QA and development teams and offers suggestions for avoiding or repairing those situations.

Joey McAllister's picture Joey McAllister
From One Expert to Another: George Dinwiddie

In this installment of our continuing conversations between software experts, Don Gray talks to George Dinwiddie about his work in the agile community—both before and after it got its name—and how agile approaches affect teams.

Don Gray's picture Don Gray
Software Engineering State of the Practice: An Interview with Jerry Weinberg

Jerry Weinberg's workshops and writings have taught, encouraged, and inspired many people over the years. In this interview by Beth Layman, Jerry gives insightful and entertaining answers about the state of the practice, becoming a technical leader, and the future of software engineering.

Beth Layman's picture Beth Layman

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