Archive for month: February, 2015

Data-Driven in one image

18 February, 2015 (16:50) | Uncategorized | By: seth

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Why Windows 10 will succeed where Windows 8 failed –Data Driven Quality

15 February, 2015 (22:21) | Uncategorized | By: seth

You can’t sort of A/B test your way before the product launches, because you don’t have it in users’ hands yet. You need to use your product intuition to make the right choices. You make these choices and people are paying you to make them. Steven Sinofsky, former Microsoft President Windows D11 Conference, May 2013 […]

TestOps redux?

13 February, 2015 (08:53) | Uncategorized | By: seth

At one point I attempted to coin the phrase TestOps (pivoting off the increasingly popular DevOps) Quality in the Cloud: The new Role of TestOps – March 2012 But ultimately there were a few things I did not like about that phrase.  Primarily was that TestOps really is already a part of DevOps.  DevOps is […]

Those pesky customers

8 February, 2015 (06:55) | Uncategorized | By: seth

It is funny that whenever I teach (or lecture, or cajole) software engineering teams about the necessity for customer centricity, I almost inevitably get challenged with the example of Steve Jobs’ Apple.   Jobs did not care about focus groups, Jobs did not task his teams to deeply mine customer data… he just told them what […]

Bing’s fault or Bartell Drug’s fault?

1 February, 2015 (13:04) | Uncategorized | By: seth

Not quite Testing in Production…..but amusing nonetheless