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Category Archives: Blog
Facilitating a Temperature Reading
I have posted my article about facilitating a Temperature Reading. The article was lifted from the handouts for the AYE Warmup Tutorial so it also serves as an example of the quality of the material that Don Gray and I … Continue reading
The Virtual Cyber Cudgel – Working with or against your users?
How many different ways can you aggravate and confuse the people who are subjected to using your software? In this week’s new article The Virtual Cyber Cudgel, Jerry Weinberg shares some of the data input hoops he’s jumped through.
Why Choose AYE?
In these days when money is short, lots of people cannot afford to participate all the conferences they might have attended last year. Money may be the first criterion for choosing conferences, but it’s not the only one. Here are … Continue reading
The Art of the Discovery Interview
Interviewing is an art. I suggest many ideas for conducting more effective interviews in the article Drawing Out the Facts: The Art of the Discovery Interview. If you can only do three of them, I recommend: Building a foundation of … Continue reading
Planning for problems
It’s exciting to start something new. A new project, new development language, joining a new team. We often don’t take the time time to think through what might go wrong. When things go wrong, we feel trapped, just like Engelbert … Continue reading
Perfect Software And Other Illusions About Testing
Jerry Weinbergâ€™s latest book, Perfect Software And Other Illusions About Testing is now available from Dorset House Publishing . Hereâ€™s what some early reviewers had to say about the book: â€œFinally! A book about software testing written by someone who … Continue reading
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What is the Interaction Model?
Someone asked us recently, “What is the interaction model and why is it useful?” Steve gives his answer: It’s another gift from Virginia Satir, a pioneering family therapist. Her Interaction Model helps you update your own internal communication, which changes … Continue reading
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