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Steve Berczuk is a regular contributor to TechWell and StickyMinds and a principal engineer and ScrumMaster at Fitbit in Boston. In this interview, Steve discusses configuration management and agile, helpful tools, and how testing has evolved over the years with the rise of agile.

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The Latest

I Don’t Want to Talk about Bugs: Let’s Change the Conversation: An Interview with Janet Gregory[interview]

In this interview, Janet Gregory discusses changing the testing conversation from bugs to solutions, why testers need to focus on the actual business, and simple methods that teams can employ right now to measure value and to focus on the positives rather than the negatives.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
STAREAST 2015 Interview with Liana Gevorgyan on Measuring Quality[interview]
Video

In this STAREAST interview, Liana Gevorgyan discusses how to measure software quality, different testing trends, what following "best" practices really means today, and what trends your company might want to follow.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
The Power of Continuous Performance Testing[article]

Continuous performance testing gives your development teams a fighting chance against hard-to-diagnose performance and load-handling bugs, as well as quickly identifying major functional bugs. Due to its combination of flexibility, coverage, and effectiveness, performance tests are powerful candidates for continuous testing.

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Testing the Internet of Everything: An Interview with Paul Gerrard[interview]
Podcast

In this interview, STARWEST keynote speaker Paul Gerrard shares his perspective on the scale, variety, ubiquity, complexity, and challenge of the Internet of Things, explaining his test approach for this trend and where he thinks it might go.

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin
STAREAST 2015 Interview with Julie Gardiner on Applying Emotional Intelligence to Testing[interview]
Video

Julie Gardiner discusses her experience at STAREAST 2015 and her different presentations at the conference. These include "Applying Emotional Intelligence to Testing," "Getting Your Message Across: Communication Skills for Testers," and "Testing in the Digital Transformation Age."

Josiah Renaudin's picture Josiah Renaudin

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