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Testing Mobile Medical Devices: An Interview with Jonathan Kohl

Online editor Jonathan Vanian interviews Jonathan Kohl on what it's like to work on software development and testing for mobile medical devices in light of the recent news that the Food and Drug Administration is developing a set of guidelines to regulate the mobile medical device app market.

Jonathan Vanian
Alan Page From One Expert to Another: Alan Page on Critical Thinking

Alan Page has done his share of hands-on testing and team management in his years at Microsoft (he's also the co-author of How We Test Software at Microsoft). Alan discusses the importance of honing your critical-thinking skills and offers some tips for out-of-box thinking.

Joey McAllister
Requirements Modeling: An Interview with Joy Beatty

Heather Shanholtzer interviewed Seilevel's Joy Beatty about the benefits of using visual modeling instead of traditional requirements documents and why writing good requirements might not be your best point of focus.

Heather Shanholtzer
Exploratory Testing in an Agile World: An Interview with Matt Barcomb

Matt Barcomb works at LeanDog where he is passionate about building collaborative cross-functional teams and finding ways to make the business-software universe a better place to work, play, and do business. Heather Shanholtzer talked to Matt about exploratory testing in an agile project.

Heather Shanholtzer
Hans Buwalda Big Testing: An Interview with Hans Buwalda

Hans Buwalda, CTO of LogiGear Corporation, is an expert in test development and testing technology management and a pioneer of keyword-driven test automation. In this interview with Heather Shanholtzer, Hans discusses what "big testing" means and some of the challenges it presents.

Heather Shanholtzer
Project Portfolio Management: An Interview with Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman is a management consultant, regular StickyMinds.com columnist, and AgileConnection’s technical editor. Johanna talks about the year in software, the rise of project portfolio management, and whether we will continue to see organizations adopt agile in the new year.

Jonathan Vanian
Improving QA-Development Communication: An Interview with Amit Chopra

In this Sticky ToolLook interview, Microsoft senior program manager Amit Chopra takes a look at some of the common communication breakdowns between QA and development teams and offers suggestions for avoiding or repairing those situations.

Joey McAllister
Michael Bolton at STAREAST 2009
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In this video from the STAREAST 2009 Interactive Lounge, Michael Bolton takes a look at a 17th century debate over the air pump and the difference between experience and experiments—and how they relate to the software testing of today and tomorrow.

Joey McAllister
Buccaneer Scholar James Bach at STAREAST 2009
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In this video from STAREAST 2009, tester and author James Bach talks about the context-driven school of software testing, his latest book, and how both the history of ideas and the discovery of oxygen can be connected to software testing.

Joey McAllister
Software Engineering State of the Practice: An Interview with Jerry Weinberg

Jerry Weinberg's workshops and writings have taught, encouraged, and inspired many people over the years. In this interview by Beth Layman, Jerry gives insightful and entertaining answers about the state of the practice, becoming a technical leader, and the future of software engineering.

Beth Layman

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