Michael Hackett

Michael is a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics. Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the Web: Test Planning for Mobile and Internet-Based Systems (Wiley, 2nd ed. 2003), and Global Software Test Automation (Happy About Publishing, 2006). He is a founding member of the Board of Advisors at the University of California Berkeley Extension and has taught for the Certificate in Software Quality Engineering and Management at the University of California Santa Cruz Extension. As a member of IEEE, his training courses have brought Silicon Valley testing expertise to over 16 countries. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Letter from the Editor – December 2018

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 500 BCE) is credited with saying, “The only constant is change.”   This is a statement that, m

Leader’s Pulse: HR Issues for Tech Managers and Leaders: Part 2

HR issues can be detrimental to a work teams productivity. So it’s important to have HR knowledge and a resource to help you navigate these waters.

2018 Trends Survey Results

Check out the results of our poll where we asked practitioners what software testing trends they think will dominate in 2019. You can barely go online

Letter from the Editor – September 2018

As part of my work, I spend a lot of time at client’s sites and talk to various software development organizations. I am beginning to see a problem

Leader’s Pulse: HR Issues For Tech Managers And Leaders

HR issues will negatively impact team dynamics. HR can send shivers down the spine of many Tech Team Leaders. They are a complicated set of topics, e

Letter from the Editor – June 2018

This is our third issue concerning topics of Continuous Delivery (CD) and DevOps with the inclusion of Continuous Testing. DevOps has been around for

Leader’s Pulse: How to Build a Strong Culture across Teams

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Leader’s Pulse: Leading Through Change: Managing Millennials & Knowledge Workers

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Case Study: Offshore Team Innovation Lab

Lab team brainstorming session Whether you work in engineering/product, operations, or even marketing, keeping your team trained and engaged with thei

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