It’s been eight years since we announced Software Delivery 24/7. The idea was to have a safe place to talk about software, a conference list, a resource list — a […]
NYC Trip – And Periscope
I’m headed to New York this week, for a client visit and also to attend NYC Testers, which seems to be suddenly taking advantage of the lots-of-tech-in-a-small-area that is New […]
What have we been up to?
It’s been a busy few months at Excelon. The New York Trip, a brief European tour, Justin went to Boston for STPCon, thanksgiving, lots of writing – actually lots and […]
What Are People Saying About TestRetreatNYC?
In the three days since we announced TestRetreatNYC in August, we’ve sold half the tickets. Many of the folks attending the conference are coming back; they been to Test Coach […]
CAST plans, anyone?
This years Conference for the Association for Software Testing, CAST, is August 11th-13th in New York City, at New York University (“NYU”) on Washington Square. The problem? There is no […]
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CAST 2011 Thoughts
I’m in Colorado on vacation, but waiting in a auto shop to get our minivan repaired. Why are we in Colorado? My family is taking the long way home from […]
Trip Report – San Mateo
I just got back from a conference in San Mateo, California, followed by a short stay in Salem, Oregon. Here’s my version of the skinny, in no particular order. (A) […]
STPCon Draws near ….
I’ll be spending the weekend (or, at least, a lot of it) prepping for the Software Test&Performance Conference in San Mateo, California. If you’ll be there, please shoot me a […]
WOTD Wins formal support
The Software Division of the American Society for Quality, the Agile Alliance, and the Association for Software Testing are all formally supporting WOTD. At this point, I expect to have […]
WOTD – Update
Calvin College is hosting WOTD, and they have offered the website a permanent home – here. This supersedes the original CFP; I’m moving my blog entry to refer to it. […]
Technical Debt – Workshop
I am pleased to announce the first Workshop On Technical Debt (WOTD) will be held August 14/15 on the Campus of Calvin College in West Michigan. The event is organized […]
Lighting Talks Web Page Up –
I am now officially in recruiting mode for lightning talks to ST&PCon, and have added a web page about lightning talks – here.
Greased Lightning (Talks)
Lightning Talks are ten five-minutes talks in a sixty-minute slot. As a speaker, I enjoy them because they sharpen my mind. There’s no time for an introductory joke, no long […]
Agile Alliance Test Tools Workshop
Elisabeth Hendrickson recently hosted the Agile Alliance Functional Test Tools Workshop in Portland, Oregon. I am impressed by both the idea and the attendees – Ben Simo, Brian Marick, Gerard […]
Overheard at GLSEC …
Anytime I hear that “Failure is not an option”, I think to myself that it’s true. Failure is probably not an option … it is assured. — Michael Bolton
See you in San Francisco …
Well, almost. I will be in San Mateo, California, April 15-17th, for the Software Test&Performance Conference. My conference talks will be on “Evolution, Revolution and Test Automation”, “Reinventing Software Testing(*)”, […]
Conferences – IV
First – some errata – In the United States, next Monday is Memorial day, and I am about to take off on an extended holiday. So this may be my […]
Conferences – III
So, I was going to blog about all the neat people I met at STAREast – Ben Simo, Dawn Hayes, Susan Herrick, Shrini Kulkarni, Iris Trout, and Dani Almog topping […]
Conferences – II
The thing about international conferences is that they are, well, international. That means that the “offshore menace” that we talk about at the water cooler is sitting in the table […]