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Software testing trainer and conference speaker Lee Copeland Testing Is Changing, and We Need to Change with It: An Interview with Lee Copeland
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With more than thirty years of experience as an information systems professional at commercial and nonprofit organizations, Lee Copeland has held technical and managerial positions in applications development, software testing, and software process improvement. 

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Software developers Gerie Owen and Peter Varhol Squash Bugs by Breaking Your Testing Biases: An Interview with Gerie Owen and Peter Varhol
Podcast

How many bugs have you missed that were obvious to others? We all approach testing hampered by our own biases. Gerie Owen and Peter Varhol share an understanding of how testers’ mindsets and cognitive biases influence their testing.

Open source software development manager Matt Attaway Agility through Exploratory and Automated Testing: An Interview with Matt Attaway
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Matthew Attaway has worked as a tester, developer, manager, and elephant trainer. He currently manages the open source development group at Perforce Software. In this interview, Matthew talks about automated testing and agile as well as dealing with excessive test documentation.

Jonathan Vanian's picture Jonathan Vanian
Software developer and tester Regg Struyk Classic Software Testing Is Broken: An Interview with Regg Struyk
Podcast

With twenty years of commercial software development and testing experience, Regg Struyk has developed for several software testing tools including test integrity, iTest, and Polarion QA. Regg is continually analyzing testing trends and their potential impact on software testing.

Cameron Philipp-Edmonds's picture Cameron Philipp-Edmonds
Software test ing consultant and manager Fiona Charles What to Do with Too Much Test Documentation: An Interview with Fiona Charles
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Fiona Charles is a Toronto-based test consultant and manager with thirty years of experience in software development and integration projects. In this interview, Fiona discusses excess test documentation and what to do about it as well as the art of delivering bad news.

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Embedded software tester Jon Hagar Why You Need to Do More Than Just Test Requirements: An Interview with Jon Hagar
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Jon Hagar is a systems software engineer with over thirty years of experience. In this interview, Hagar discusses how reviews impact mobile app development and testing, security issues in the mobile and embedded world, and why you need to do more than just test the requirements.

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IT leadership specialist Eric Bloom From Steve Jobs's Leadership Style to IT's Evolution in the Workplace: An Interview with Eric Bloom—Part 1
Podcast

Eric Bloom is a writer for TechWell and is the president and CTO of Manager Mechanics LLC. In part one of this interview, Eric discusses a new class he is working on based on Steve Jobs's leadership style, the importance of product ownership, and thinking outside your given role.

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Agile coach Pat Arcady How to Manage Team Conflict in Your Organization: An Interview with Pat Arcady

Pat Arcady is an agile and executive coach with FreeStanding Agility. In this interview, Pat discusses ways conflict manifests itself in an organization, the importance of nonviolent communication, and a useful four-step protocol for achieving positive outcomes for all parties.

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Software testing consultant Matthew Heusser The Relationship between Testers and Programmers: An Interview with Matthew Heusser

StickyMinds technical editor Matthew Heusser is a consulting software tester and software process naturalist. In this interview, Matthew shares his thoughts on tester and programmer relationships, the impact of Acceptance Test Driven Development, and benefits of "lean coffee" gatherings.

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Clean code proponent Andrew Wulf Making Testers Miserable: An Interview with Andrew Wulf

Andrew Wulf runs TheCodist blog, is the lead iOS programmer for Travelocity, and owns Idle Diversions—an iOS game company. In this interview with Noel Wurst, Wulf discusses his role as a coder to "make testers miserable," the need for clean code, and practicing agile before it was a term.

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