Jul 22, 2018
SPaMCAST 504 features our interview with Gerie Owen. Gerie and I discussed continuous testing, DevOps, and testing in an agile culture! We worked through big ideas that can have a big impact on how you work and deliver value immediately.
Gerie Owen is the VP of Knowledge and Innovation at QualiTest. Gerie Owen represents the QualiTest team at the client site and manages the offshore team’s test activities including the development of an automated regression test suite. Gerie manages large, complex projects involving multiple applications, coordinates test teams across multiple time zones and delivers high-quality projects on time and within budget.
Gerie is also a Certified Scrum Master, Conference Presenter and Author on Testing and Test management topics. She enjoys mentoring new QA Leads and brings a cohesive team approach to testing. Gerie is the author of many articles on testing and is currently writing a series on the Brave New Worlds of testing. She chooses her presentation topics based on her testing and test management experiences, what she has learned from them and what she would like to learn to improve them.
Re-Read Saturday News
Today we complete our re-read of Turn the Ship Around! with a few final thoughts. Next week we will begin The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande (use the link and buy a copy so you can read along).
Week 8: Under Way on Nuclear
Power and ”I Intend To . . .” – https://bit.ly/2rnvkgx
Week 7: Change, In a Word and Welcome Aboard Sante Fe – https://bit.ly/2r5l1hk
Week 6: I Relieve You - https://bit.ly/2F7C5ag
SPaMCAST 505 will feature our essay on coaching. How about a bit of nudge to improve your coaching? We will also have the penultimate session of our read of Steve Tendon and Wolfram Müller’s Hyper-Productive Knowledge Work Performance, The TameFlow Approach. We will wrap up with a visit from Susan Parente, who will bring her “Not a Scrumdamentalist” column to the cast!