Leader’s Pulse: The Changing Dynamic of Measurement and Its Competing Forces

I have been leading and managing software projects for a long time. Measuring the product and process has always caused great consternation. At its worst we measured everything that we could possibly measure. We measured so many things that, in the end, I always doubted whether it led to higher quality software, or process improvement, when in …

Continuous Testing, Part 2: Strategy and Automation Goals for Test Teams

Now that Dev Teams have had a little time to settle into the Agile, the new wave of process optimization has arrived. DevOps. DevOps has been described as Agile on Steroids. DevOps has also been described as Agile for Operations/IT. I like both of those descriptions as well as some others. Many organizations want Development, …