"Move at the speed of trust. Focus on critical connections more than critical mass—build the resilience by building the relationships." - Adrienne Maree Brown What is trust? Trust, according to my go-to source of truth, The Thin Book of Trust by Charles Feltman, is built on four elements: * sincerity
Gap Analysis in DevOps Gap Analysis in Devops is this month's article written by Katya Obring where she talks about the value a quality coach can generate by "mining" the gap. She gives tips to get started, the importance of feedback and aligning with organisational values. Well worth a read.
To be precise, I am the energy. Power is energy applied. Power can be positive or negative. Energy just is. And that's what I have. We all have it. But most times, it doesn't feel like it, especially if things are not working out the way we want. Instead, we
Quality is everyone's accountability What does "Quality is everyone's responsibility" actually mean? What do you mean by Quality? What do you mean by responsibility? And if everyone is responsible for quality, does that mean one outcome is poor quality? Software engineering is complex and challenging enough without introducing additional ambiguity
We all have accountabilities in quality. But what they are will vary according to role and seniority.
Leadership is a corset. Are you aware of its constructs? A Leadership in tech perspective on leadership failures and a path forward
As a strategy, I'm a fan of minimising the number of end-to-end1 tests a team owns and runs. However, this advocacy for less testing can be a difficult sell. Software Engineers and testers express their reservations about adopting such a strategy. Good Reasons for End-to-End Tests End-to-end tests are great.
Change isn't always difficult. There are lots of things about change I adore. I like getting pay raises. I like getting job promotions. I like it when my partner organizes a surprise event for us. And I like driving change. I like seeing gaps in quality and setting about improving