🔭 Quality Coach newsletter #25

🔭 3 Lens Quality Assitance Model

The three-lens quality assistance model encourages you to consider the role of a quality coach in the context of your existing product engineering constructs. How will a quality coach impact these teams and the organisation? How will people need to think differently? How must roles change?

3 Lens Quality Assistance Model
What to consider when transitioning to a quality assistance model

I have a lot of content about creating an organisational structure. Would readers find this interesting? Please provide feedback!

📚 Keep helping me write this book!

I'm almost ready to put this online book into a publishable format. I need six more months of writing and then editing time. The end of the year seems like a reasonable timeframe. Since I shared my intention, I've received fantastic support from the community. Thank you 🙏

Please keep encouraging me; the final months are always challenging. You can help by giving feedback through comments, writing to me directly, or liking a post. It's all feedback that will help me understand the types of topics you find valuable.

Publishing the online Quality Coach Book
It’s hard to believe I posted about writing an online quality coach book two and a half years ago. It’s been a fascinating exercise in self-discipline. I’ve watched my membership grow from a few to almost 1000 subscribers. The book’s content has swelled to forty posts. Themes such as concepts,

🏘️ Picks from the Community

When Elisabeth Hendrickson announces she's holding a leadership course, you drop everything and sign up.

Elisabeth Hendrickson on LinkedIn: I am incredibly excited to tell you what I've been working on. Curious…
I am incredibly excited to tell you what I've been working on. Curious Duck Studio https://lnkd.in/gbmxGqDu is now open. The studio is intended to be…

If that's not in the right time zone, check out Katja Obring's course Shift Left for Testers.

Katja Obring on LinkedIn: Your team is now working in agile, and you’re supposed to shift your…
Your team is now working in agile, and you’re supposed to shift your testing left - but nobody told you how to do that. One of the most frequent questions…

Two posts on quality coaching from Emna Ayadi.



Also, Judy Mosley wrote about introducing QA Practices in an organisation.

🫱🏾‍🫲 How to Introduce QA Practices to Your Organization
🖥️ Whether your tech stack is brand new or teetering with age, any time is a good time to introduce Quality Assurance practices within your organization. What do I mean by QA practices? For this article, QA practices are defined by specific standards set within an organization that increases the product’s efficiency, and quality and reduces communication confusion when bugs or defects are discovered during the development process.

Some of the talks from Yow! 2o24 are not available. I enjoyed this one by Josh Armitage.

A special shout-out to Lisa Crispin, who continues to show us what community looks like. Plus, celebrating that book fifteen years on.

Celebrating 10 years of friendship, courage, and joy - Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin
Celebrating 10 years since meeting Gitte Klitgaard, who has helped me learn about courage and become a dear friend
Looking back at Agile Testing, 15 years on - Agile Testing
The software world experiences continual technological change. Just look at how AI is taking it by storm right now. Other changes seem much slower. Test-driven development, for example, is a long way from crossing the chasm after being around for decades. We wrote our first book, Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile […]

Upcoming speaking engagements

So many talks this year!

Communicating in an Isolated & Decoupled World - Anne-Marie Charrett & AI Panel , Wed, Apr 17, 2024, 5:30 PM | Meetup
For our April **In-Person Meetup** we have an extravaganza for you! The well-known and award winning Anne-Marie Charrett will be discussing a very prescient topic since COV
Speakers_24 - /NEW
The /NEW_24 speaker lineup features experts in a broad range of technology fields, representing the diverse community in Newcastle and nationally.
Agile & Quality; Is quality *really* everyone’s responsibility?, Wed, Jul 24, 2024, 5:45 PM | Meetup
**Agile Quality - Is quality really everyone’s responsibility?** [Ann Marie-Charret](https://www.linkedin.com/in/testingtimes/) In Agile, quality is a shared responsibility
HUSTEF - Hungarian Software Testing Forum on LinkedIn: #hustef #softwaretesting #softwarequality
We proudly announce our first Keynote Speaker of HUSTEF 2024, the fantastic Anne-Marie Charrett! 🎉 We can't wait to meet her personally in Budapest - How…
Testing Talks Conference 2024 Melbourne
We want Testing Talks Conference 2024 to be a reunion for our community. A fun event for all; to share, learn and reconnect in-person.

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