Tag Archives: consulting

Distributed Teams – An Interview with Janet Gregory

I recently interviewed Janet Gregory on the topic of distributed teams. Janet is the founder of DragonFire Inc., an agile quality process consultancy and training firm. Janet co-wrote the original book on agile testing “Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for … Continue reading

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It’s Always Risky Business with Web Applications

There is a sign on the front door of our office building. It’s been there all winter. It says something like this: “Would the last person leaving the building please make sure the doors are locked? They sometimes stick”. Sometimes … Continue reading

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IT Consulting – Sales Experience Required?

Sales experience needed in an IT consulting role? OK, first answer these questions… Who are you? What do you do? What do you love? Then, consider…

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Role of Outsourcing: Finding Your Vision

On February 24, 2011, I presented “Role of Outsourcing: Finding Your Vision” to VANQ.org, the Vancouver Software Quality Assurance User Group and I wanted to share that material with you. Consciously deciding your outsourcing approach is similar to choosing to … Continue reading

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Stay on Track in Any Economy: 7 Hot Tips for Better Software Projects

I co-authored this article with Andrea McIntosh and we published it with StickyMinds.com There are some basic truths and best practices that hold firm regardless of the economic climate in which you find yourself. Tightening up software development and planning … Continue reading

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