To Keith Klain: Sir, you’re an aspiration

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 14, 2016
A few days ago, Keith Klain, Executive Director, CEO, and a highly recognized leader in testing industry made a comment on Twitter. I couldn’t agree more!!! It was disheartening for me to witness over the years that one of the most passionate context-driven leaders, the one who taught empathy and humility, degraded his expressions to […] ...

Roundtable on Behavior Driven Development

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 10, 2016
Re: Toronto Testing Meetup, May Workshop: Roundtable on Behavior Driven Development Planning And so it is claimed: When launching a new digital project, there can be a disconnect between: • the business being truly able to define the desired outcomes • the developer’s understanding of what needs to be built, and • the business’ understanding of the technical […] ...

The checkmarks are not what we should be looking for

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 02, 2016
OK, this is a quick gripe. Know the quote? Of course, the troopers were fooled by the skilled Jedi knight. They were clones, after all; likely, trained to follow direct orders and NOT trained to use critical thinking. For a second, I felt like Obi-Wan, hearing from my team that they’re happy with the all […] ...

MGCS Accessibility Expo

Posted by Albert Gareev on Jun 01, 2016
Last Monday I attended a public Accessibility Expo. It wasn’t a large, crowded event. But maybe it should have been. Whether you buy / sell a house in Ontario, get / renew Health Card or Driver’s License, fill customer complaints, search for locations of government services – it all involves software products now. That is, […] ...
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