Onderwerp: Technical Debt
|Door:||Marco Kroonwijk, 08-09-2015|
|Onderwerp:||Definition of Done Automation Continous Delivery development Extreme Programming Technical Debt Testing unit testing|
So … your organization has just decided to embark on a test automation journey. You are going to automate all your manual regression testing efforts with this magnificent automation tool that drives your application. It tests just like any manual tester would do, but without the lag of the actual human normally associated with the task. The tool vendor demoed a way to record the test activities and replay them automagically to the management team, and they are all excited about the ease of use (and potential cost reduction).
A few months later, reality has kicked-in. Your test automation project has come to a grinding halt. What happened?
|Door:||Marco Kroonwijk , 23-02-2015|
|Onderwerp:||Technical Coach Continuous Delivery CD Extreme Programming XP Agile Coach Technical Debt Architecture Development Team Role Craftsmanship Practices|
A while ago, I started working at Prowareness, and as new employees we choose our own role title best fitting our experience, skills, ambition and passion. I chose the title of Technical Agile Coach, without really having defined what it actually is. It just felt right!
However, occasionally, people ask me what a technical coach does and what the difference is with “other” Agile Coach titles. So here’s what that answer is, for me.