Motivation as a Quality Coach Moving to a quality coach role can be slightly confronting if you've typically worked within a single team. There's a certain amount of confidence required to jump into a new context who, for whatever reason, may be reluctant to include you
Tester or Quality Coach? The provocative title of this month's post is "Should my company ditch testers and use Quality Coaches instead?" It's that unspoken question that CEOs and testers want to ask. After all, if a CEO can get quality at half the
This month's guest writer, Allison Lazarz explains how a story impact checklist can help us improve quality. Story Impact Checklists in Sprint Planning Alison's article shows us how we can improve product quality early in sprint planning by adopting a checklist to prompt thinking on testing.
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.
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
This month Neil Younger returns with the final of his three post series on developing engineering cultures. Today's post on developing a growth-based framework builds on Neil's two previous posts; building a learning culture by amplifying team wins and accelerating a quality culture through building engineering
Prevent, Detect, Recover Three words to get your team starting to think about quality right away! 😉. Prevent, Detect, Recover (PDR) is one of my favourite concepts to use with teams. It sticks and helps teams understand that quality is broader than testing. The latest quality coach article is on this