Agile & Lean Coffee – GetKanban

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On the 9th of February 2015 I went to the Agile & Lean Coffee Vienna (Limited WIP Society) organised by LEANability and hosted by Austrian Lotteries. This time the theme was to play a board game – namely a round of getKanban. Around 20 people showed up with a complete diverse background ranging from Product Owners, Project Managers, […]

Display Dummies as Personas

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Yesterday I had a curious, funny and creative idea. There is a big chance that I might move on and take on another role for another project where the client wants to be “Agile”. I started to think about all the possibilities and one thing that came to my mind was Personas. There is a […]

Agile Coach Camp Austria 2014

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From Friday 12th of September to Sunday 14th of September 2014 a bunch of great people met at Krainerhütte for the first Agile Coach Camp Austria. At first I was not really sure what to expect. But in the end I have to say that I will definitely come back in 2015. The Agile Coach […]

42 things about the Agile Testing Days 2013

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My 42 impressions of the #agileTD conference from October 2013 in Potsdam/Berlin. Workshops Lean Coffee Sami Söderblom: Flying under the radar Andrea Tomasini: To be or not to be (Agile) Mary Gorman: Agile Testing – Strength through Interdependence SOASTA – Performance Testing Consensus Talks Peter Saddington: The science behind high-performance teams Halloween Party MIATPP Award Mentalist […]

Success through honesty

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It is already a while ago since I left the best project I have ever worked on. Retrospectively looking back there were a lot of good things we did. One of the factors for success was definitely the company culture that enabled everything we did. But the team itself with an external Agile coach came […]

What’s wrong when you are bored as a tester?

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Quite often it is the case that testers are the bottleneck within an agile iteration. But there is also the other side. Testers can get bored quite easily too. A few points in my opinion why a tester gets bored. First of all if the mindset of the team does not correspond with the agile […]