Reprinted with permission from Media 1105, Inc. Originally published September 12, 2017 – TDWI Flashpoint Article
Problem: One of the biggest challenges for agile data teams is embracing test automation as a technical enabler for agility.
Fellow data professionals often ask me for recommendations for test automation tools, thinking that the implementation of a tool will make their process easier. My advice is to defer focus on a tool until the team can consistently define
Originally published by the Agile Alliance. By Chris Murman, Mary Striby Chang, and Lynn Winterboer In any given moment, we are faced with around 11 million pieces of information. Of those bits of info, the brain can only process 40 at a time. If that’s the case, what do we do with the remaining 10,999,960 pieces? According to Timothy Wilson’s book, Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious, the
Why Aren’t All Data Teams Automating Their Tests?
If test automation is so important, why aren’t teams doing it already? In my past life, I was a developer and I learned quickly the value of testing our work. I moved out of development and into project management and business analysis then found my true calling in data warehousing and business intelligence as a consultant.
Reprinted with permission from Media 1105, Inc. Originally published May 4, 2017 – TDWI Flashpoint Article Agile business intelligence (BI) teams typically designate one person as the product owner (PO) whose role entails: (1) defining and prioritizing the user stories (business needs) to be delivered by the BI team; (2) being available to the team daily to answer questions and resolve issues; and (3) reviewing and then accepting or rejecting the finished
Which Presentations I’m Planning on Attending at Agile 2017
Agile2017 is such an awesome conference. With 274 sessions to choose from, I have to focus on what I’m going do and see. This year, I’ll be focusing on Audacious Salons, Product Ownership, Technical Enablers and some wonderful other options! I attend the annual Agile Alliance conference each year. To prepare, I
This year, Mile High Agile expanded to two days, and I had the honor of co-chairing it with the AMAZING Colleen Johnson. I will forever be grateful to Colleen and the Agile Denver Board of Directors for inviting me to bring a “new” voice to the event, regardless of my lack of prior conference-organizing experience.
BEHIND THE SCENES — Scaling MHA
Is Your Data Warehouse New to Agile?
If you’re beginning to use Agile in your Data Warehouse, you might wonder which approach to try: Scrum or Kanban.
I’m getting excited for next week’s Global Scrum Gathering® San Diego 2017, and thought I’d share some thoughts on the MANY wonderful session attendees can choose! If you are as excited for these as I am, and haven’t yet registered, reserve your spot today. Here are my suggestions for what to see on Day 3 at #SGCAL!
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
09:15 – 10:30 75-Minute
I’m getting excited for next week’s Global Scrum Gathering® San Diego 2017, and thought I’d share some thoughts on the MANY wonderful session attendees can choose! If you are as excited for these as I am, and haven’t yet registered, reserve your spot today. Here is my suggestions for what to do on Day 2 at #SGCAL!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:30 – 12:00 Open Space: Opening