What drives quality: Senior Management

  • Post published:September 12, 2011

The serie on “What Drives Quality” has thusfar described technical activities that are part of software development. Next postings will cover supporting activities; this one describes how senior management drives quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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People-CMM, de basis

  • Post published:September 6, 2011

Op donderdag 15 september is de volgende bijeenkomst van de SPIder P-CMM werkgroep, met als thema: People-CMM, de basis. We kijken terug naar de People-CMM niveau 2 procesgebieden die we de afgelopen jaren besproken hebben. Met deze procesgebieden legt een organisatie de basis voor goed people management.

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Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams

  • Post published:September 5, 2011

How do you collaboratively develop software when you have people working at different sites, countries or even continents? How do you get distributed teams to communicate effectively, and deliver working software in a agile way? The second book from Jutta Eckstein can help you to implement agile software development in a multisite environment. Below the book review that I wrote for Software Quality Professional, June 2011, published by the American Society for Quality.

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Enterprise Architecture and Agile development, bij nlscrum

  • Post published:September 1, 2011

Scrum wordt steeds meer gebruikt in Nederland, om software volgens agile te ontwikkelen. In nlscrum, de Nederlandse Scrum gebruikers groep worden ervaringen met Scrum uitgewisseld. In de bijeenkomsten leer je van elkaar, doe je nieuwe ervaringen op, en kun je je netwerk uitbreiden. Op woensdag 31 augustus ben ik bij de bijeenkomst geweest bij Xebia over Enterprise Architecture and Agile development.

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What drives Quality: Testing

  • Post published:August 24, 2011

The serie on “What Drives Quality” continues. Previously covering Requirements Quality, Architecture and Design Quality and Coding Quality, this post covers Testing. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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What Drives Quality: Coding

  • Post published:July 5, 2011

This is already the 4th posting on “What Drives Quality”, focusing on coding. Previous posting covered the factors that drive requirements quality and that drive architecture and design quality. Understanding what drives quality enables you to take action before problems actually occur, thus saving time and money.

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