Chris Floyd Interview on Implementing Agile Development

Michael Hackett sat down with FNC’s Chris Floyd to get his take on numerous Agile topics.

Chris address some of the burning questions surrounding Agile such as teams switching from waterfall to Agile, challenges and successes his team has encountered after implementing Agile and the path to becoming a ScrumMaster.

Chris Floyd has worked in financial services for 11 years, loves to eat at dives, and trains diabetic alert dogs, for Wildrose Kennels, in his spare time.

LogiGear Corporation

LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software-testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast and cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with hundreds of companies from the Fortune 500 to early-stage startups, creating unique solutions to exactly meet their needs. With facilities in the US and Vietnam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

For more information, contact Joe Hughes + 01 650.572.1400

 

LogiGear Corporation
LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

The Related Post

When quality assurance teams and management who have adopted Agile practices first put the ideas to work, they face a significant impediment in unlearning the traditional mind-set and practices that experience in traditional practices has instilled in them. “He who knows to unlearn, learns best.” — Anonymous The following are some of the key aspects ...
Video narrated by MICHAEL HACKETT – Certified ScrumMaster This is Part One of a Four Part Video on “New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile Development” Michael shares his thoughts on “A Primer – New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile” LogiGear Corporation LogiGear Corporation LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers ...
SKILLS Agile teams need training! One of the missing links in the implementation of Agile development methods is the lack of training for teams. I noticed in our recent survey on Agile that only 47% of the respondents answered “Yes” that they had been trained in the Agile development process, with over half responding “No.” ...
Video narrated by MICHAEL HACKETT – Certified ScrumMaster This is Part Three of a Four Part Video on “New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile Development” Michael shares his thoughts on “A Primer – New Roles for Traditional Testers in Agile”   LogiGear Corporation  LogiGear Corporation LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and ...
Agile is here to stay. Once the radical alternative to Waterfall development methods, these legacy methodologies are being disrupted and replaced by Agile practices that improve time-to-market, reduce development costs, and produce higher quality software that better meets customer expectations. As the world demands more software, development teams – from scrappy startups to big corporations ...
How to fit automated testing into scrum, and keep testers in sync with other teams One of the benefits of the approaches of agile projects is their friendliness towards testing. The testing activities, and the testers with it, are integrated into the teams, and testing and quality are redefined as team responsibilities. Automation nowadays is a must-have ...
There is a multitude of Agile testing techniques that are quite sophisticated. The DAD process can help guide your process of tailoring decisions. Agile developers are said to be quality infected, and disciplined agilists strive to validate their work to the best of their ability. As a result they are finding ways to bring testing and ...
To begin this article, it would be a good idea to, remember this key point: Agile Manifesto Value #1 Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Tools work at the service of people. People, particularly intelligent people, can never be slaves to tools. People talking to each other, working together and solving problems is much ...
LogiGear Magazine – July 2013 – Agile Testing
Agile Automation Michael Hackett – Senior Vice President – LogiGear Corporation Michael Hackett Michael is a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics. Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the ...
I have worked with testers on an Agile team before and it has worked very well for both the team and the customer. In my previous role at Bank of Ireland, testers who had come from a traditional testing background worked within our teams to help ensure we had quality deliverables at the end of ...
Agile, in terms of software development, has incorrectly and for too long come to mean fast and “getting product out the door quicker.” But Agile is not about speed; it is about being flexible. I always begin my discussions on Agile development by getting a definition for the word Agile. Agile, in terms of software development, ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Stay in the loop with the lastest
software testing news

Subscribe