Road Trips and Hitchhikers

The Agile Alliance Technical Conference, or AATC, will be April 19-21 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA. Of course, Excelon will be there. And, for once, we’re going to drive. That means a road trip from West Michigan. We could go through Detroit, Kitchener, Rochester/Albany/Buffalo. Or we could take the southern route, […]

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New Bloggin’ on Visual Testing

For years we’ve pointed out that unless you think of the check up-front, tools that drive the user interface will never find certain kinds of problems. That is, the kind of problems where you instinctively know it is a problem, and respond “huh, that looks odd …” Then Moshe Millman gave us a call about […]

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Some New DevOps Materials

I’m working on some new DevOps materials which I would like to link to; I figured a safe place to put them was a blog post. The first, and probably more valuable, is a simple boardgame that demonstrates DevOps concepts. At this point I would call it an advanced beta; the one thing I am […]

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A Better Thing To Vote For!

Our managing director, Matt Heusser, has been nominated for the Agile Awards again this year – this time in three categories. Most Valuable Agile Professional, Person Who Has Done Most to Promote Agile, and, of course, the one we were expecting, Most Popular Online Contributor. Voting is free from any business email address. The event […]

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Excelon At CAST2016

Can you believe it’s only a week to TestRetreat and CAST? It’s time to talk about some plans. Excelon Development, along with a few friends, is renting a small condominium for CAST; it is roughly two blocks from the Conference Center for CAST. TestRetreat will be at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & […]

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What We’ve been up to At Excelon

There’s been quite a dustup in the twitterverse and the blogosphere over the last couple of weeks. The dustup includes attack, defense, counter-attack and counter-defense. At Excelon, we’ve mostly stayed out of those public debates. Instead, we’ve been quietly working on our own, doing things we didn’t want to announce until they were ready. We […]

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