Cristy is passionate about helping to build a community of supportive software professionals and thrives on seeing the fruits of the TechWell Hub community as it brings people together. She is married to her high school sweetheart, has two tiny humans to keep her on her toes, and enjoys all things water-activity related. Also go Gators!
The daily standup is supposed to get everyone on the same page and make teams more productive and efficient. But it’s easy for this short meeting to become stale and stop providing any real benefit. Here are four ways to get out of the slump of merely delivering status updates and re-energize your daily standups.
Automation is a pressing topic. In a recent STARCANADA keynote session, industry experts Michael Bolton, Isabel Evans, and Chris Loder took to the conference stage to discuss some of the burning questions about automation from test professionals in the audience. Here’s a sample of their conversations.
Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Jeff Langr, author of a number of books about software, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed the pros of unit testing versus end-to-end testing, code reviews, and test-driven development.
Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Paul Grizzaffi, principal automation architect for Magenic, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed how to choose a tool, getting automation projects going, and future-proofing testing careers.
Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Andrea Goulet, the CEO of Corgibytes, hosted this Slack takeover and discussed how to help teams that want to be agile but aren't, and the importance of empathy in developing software.
There are some interesting wearables concepts out there on the verge of making our world more convenient, dynamic, and wondrous. These prototypes include wristbands with all the capabilities of your phone, micro projectors that can scan images, and a ring that can let you start your car with a snap.
The new MagicBand technology at the Disney resort operates by radio frequency technology and allows you to connect your theme park ticket, hotel room key, credit card for buying food and merchandise, and your Disney ride preferences. They're an interesting take on wearables.