We are not alone

On the 22nd of February I was lucky enough to attend Unicom’s Showcase North event. The event was a witches cauldron of DevOps, Testing and Agile with three tracks in the afternoon. I Chaired! the agile track which I was very lucky too given the quality of the speakers on show. Kevin Rutherford gave for […]

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Testbash Manchester #amazeballs

The People The thing that hits me when I attend a test bash is the enthusiasm, energy, engagement of everybody. It hits you in the face the amazing people who attend, speak and organise, the people are infectious they make you better, they teach you things. They make you want to be better, they make you want to […]

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Drawing the Craftsmen

Earlier this week I had the pleasure to attend and draw at Swansea con. This was my first software craftsmanship conference and a real eye opener for me. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The event was well run and organised at the Liberty stadium, an impressive venue. Only more impressive was the organiser Viv Richards  whos enthusiasm […]

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Agile Manchester Musings

A week or two ago i went to Agile Manchester for a three day agile conference. I really enjoyed the experience and learnt a lot.   My Key takeaways were: Mobbing looks interesting – useful way to get the teams limiting WIP Forecasting over estimating – or no estimating? Improv Games seem like a great […]

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