PNSQC Slides

Thanks to everyone who attended my talk today. Feel free to fire more questions here if you have them. Slides are available here.

I’m overflowing

…literally, I suppose. It’s been a hectic few weeks for me, but some big announcements may be on the horizon… In the meantime, I strongly encourage you to check out The cool kids among my readers will know that stackexchange is based on the site (and that I love, love, love stackoverflow). But…

HWTSAM in China

I’m excited to see that the Chinese version of HWTSAM is out (and soon to be followed by a Korean translation). You can find information here: and on Amazon.

One last virtualization post

We (Microsoft, M$ or however you’d like to refer to us) are trying to gather some data on how testers are using virtualization – specifically in the area of lab management of virtual machines. We’re working with independent analyst firm, voke, to conduct a market study on virtual lab management.  If you have a few…


My STAR talk

My talk’s over – I’ve received a lot of positive feedback (although the people who hate my talks never track me down). I did have fun though, so at least one person in the room had a great time. My slides (which are nothing like the slides I submitted) are here if you’d like to…


Plane Thoughts and Plain Books

I’m somewhere over California on my way to Orange County, home of movie stars, beaches, Disneyland, and a wee bit of the Microsoft mother ship. The flight is half full, and I’m using the increased elbow room to clean out some old email, work on my presentations for the week and to try and figure…