New STPCon talk coming up: Create Your Roadmap to Data-Driven Quality

I will once again have the pleasure of speaking at STPCon.   Hope you can make it! 101 :  Create Your Roadmap to Data-Driven Quality Tuesday, 10:30am – 11:45am Track: Test Strategy, Process and Design Bing analyzes Petabytes of data per day. Facebook instruments everything. Outlook.com analyzes web performance for millions of real users. Why? Because…

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Do It In Production – TestBash Video Now Available

TestBash 2.0 was a terrific event organized by the Software Testing Club: Ministry of Testing back on March 22, 2013 They have posted videos of all the talks. My talk, Do It In Production – Testing Where It Counts can be viewed below   ….And the PowerPoint deck can be downloaded here. Once again thanks…

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More on Microsoft codename “Blue”

Found this article which substantiates the previous one on Windows Blue The first glimpse of how this plan might come together was unveiled two weeks ago, and was termed the codename "Blue," – a plan promising to roll out more frequent and more incremental updates of Windows, Windows Phone, Office and Xbox software. More than…

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Destroy All Robot Language

Microsoft (being an Evil Empire™ and all) doesn’t get credit for a lot of changes that you do not explicitly notice, but make a real difference. For example there has been a program to "destroy all robot language" in several Microsoft products such as Office 2013, Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8. To illustrate this,…

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What is Microsoft “Blue”?

You may have heard of Microsoft “Blue” or “Windows Blue”.  I will not give you any inside information (as I simply do not have it), but here I found a good definition of what Blue is “Blue, according to these guys, is not the code name for a new version of Windows. Rather, it is…

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The TestBash 2.0 Story – Crowd Sourced

As you may know, I recently gave a presentation on Testing in Production at TestBash 2.0.  The videos from this event will be available in 1-2 weeks, and I will post the link here when available.   In my talk I discussed how high volume unstructured data streams can be used by software professionals to…

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TiP by any other name

Somewhat often I get someone who hears what I have to say about Testing in Production (TiP), but thinks it will be a hard-sell to their management or peers with that name.  So I will propose using a name like Monitoring for Quality or Post-Deployment Validation Please use the comments section to propose your own…

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I Will Be Presenting at TestBash 2.0

TestBash 2.0 will be Friday March 22, 2013 in Brighton England   Sure you get to hear me speak about Testing in Production (TiP) and Data-Driven Quality Assessment, but there is an all-star line-up of speakers – a full day’s worth so you’ll get your money’s worth.   A-Galumphing We Will Go – James Bach Do…

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