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  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Pair development: Pairing programmers and testers with Dawn Cannan

    We often hear of pair programming or pair testing. In this interview, SSQ contributor Chris McMahon talks to Agile Development Practices presenter Dawn Cannan about "pair development," which pairs a programmer and tester together.

  • May 12, 2011 12 May'11

    ACCU: A tester ventures into a programmers' conference

    Agile test expert and SSQ contributor Lisa Crispin was a presenter at the Association of C and C++ Users (ACCU) conference held in Oxford, England, in April. Read more about her experience in this story.

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    Assessing ROI of addressing software debt: Interview with author Chris Sterling -- Part two

    Software debt can be a big problem, but is the cost of addressing it worth the expense and effort? In the second part of this two-part interview, Chris Sterling, author of "Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change," gives helpful ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    Managing Software Debt: Interview with author Chris Sterling -- Part one

    Software debt refers to those software development tasks we put off that put our project at risk. By not addressing software debt, we slow down software delivery. In part one of this two-part interview, SSQ site editor Yvette Francino talks to ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    Large-scale Agile: An interview with Bob Galen

    Large-scale Agile development is of growing interest across different enterprises. SSQ Site Editor Yvette Francino spoke with Agile and quality guru Bob Galen recently on the best approaches to implementing large-scale Agile in the "real world."

  • April 27, 2011 27 Apr'11

    Agile testing success with Janet Gregory

    How has Agile testing changed over the past 10 years and what are the most important skills for an Agile tester? These are two of the questions that are explored in this interview between Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, co-authors of, "Agile Testing...

  • April 27, 2011 27 Apr'11

    STAREAST 2011: News and interviews from

    SSQ editors and contributors attended this conference May 1-6, and offer insight into the latest innovations in software testing. Check here for stories, tips, interviews and videos featuring many of the industry's greatest thinkers.

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    Survey Results: No longer an emerging trend, DevOps is here to stay

    Replay Solutions and HP recently collaborated on a study surveying more than 1,000 professionals about the use of the DevOps model in their organizations. This story highlights some of the key findings of the survey, including the relationship ...

  • March 22, 2011 22 Mar'11

    Trends in ALM: Requirements management tools

    Requirements management continues to be a challenge to software development organizations, but tool vendors are working to address those challenges. In this interview with Forrester analyst Mary Gerush, we hear about five important ALM trends in ...

  • February 04, 2011 04 Feb'11

    Automation in Agile ALM: Interview with author Michael Hüttermann -- Part 1

    Agile ALM author Michael Hüttermann talks about how automation is being used in application lifecycle management. Various types of automation are explored, including the controversial use of capture and playback tools for user interface (UI) testing...

  • January 11, 2011 11 Jan'11

    Agile ALM: Interview with author Michael Hüttermann – Part 1

    Agile is used to describe a software methodology. However, it can also be used to describe management of the lifecycle itself. In his book, Agile ALM, Michael Hüttermann takes an in-depth look at what it means to practice agile application lifecycle...

  • January 11, 2011 11 Jan'11

    Agile ALM tools: Q&A with author Michael Hüttermann – Part 2

    Agile ALM author Michael Hüttermann continues the discussion of his book's first chapter "Getting Started with Agile ALM" in this interview with SSQ site editor Yvette Francino. In this discussion we find out more about the attributes of an agile ...

  • December 17, 2010 17 Dec'10

    Embedded software for medical devices: Differences to consider in the SDLC

    How does the software development lifecycle differ when developing embedded software for a medical device? In this interview with Mace Volzing, software development manager at IntraPace, asks about the differences in the ...

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Agile techniques: TDD explained by author Christian Johansen -- Part 1

    'Test-Driven JavaScript Development' author Christian Johansen shares his thoughts on how to properly execute TDD in part 1 of this interview. Johansen describes TDD and compares the technique to traditional white-box unit testing and model based ...

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Agile techniques: Benefits of test-driven development - Part 2

    Test-Driven JavaScript Development author Christian Johansen describes the benefits and the time required as well as answering some tough questions about how to ensure the quality of the tests themselves.