Are we Done? Really Done?

A couple of weeks ago I had a discussion with my manager whether we can set an initiative that we worked on to “Completed”. We had developed our part and handed it over to another team to consume the changes. But there were good chances that they would come back to us with further suggestions, […]

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Quotes & Notes on “Escaping the Build Trap” by Melissa Perri

The book: Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value The author: Melissa Perri The build trap is when organizations become stuck measuring their success by outputs rather than outcomes. I guess this relates to a point made in Accelerate about measurement models. It’s preferable to use a capabilities model of measurement […]

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How does Quality fit in CALMS?

Recently, I was asked to give a 15 minute introduction on Quality Strategy in DevOps for our upcoming “Efficient DevOps with SAP” course and I happily accepted. And then, to my horror of horrors, I realised that I needed to figure out what a Quality Strategy is and what makes it unique in a DevOps […]

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On Working and Blogging

I created this blog a little more than 2 years ago, when I was on parental leave to take care of my second child. Unlike my firstborn, this little one would eat and sleep well without any major drama which gave me enough time to do other things besides household chores. A year later  I […]

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Quotes & Notes on “Agile Testing Condensed: A Brief Introduction” by Janet Gregory and Lisa Crispin

The book: Agile Testing Condensed: A Brief Introduction The authors: Janet Gregory & Lisa Crispin Collaborative testing practices that occur continuously, from inception to delivery and beyond, supporting frequent delivery of value for our customers. Testing activities focus on building quality into the product, using fast feedback loops to validate our understanding. The practices strengthen […]

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