How To Play with LEGO® When You Should be Testing

How to play with LEGO when you should be testing

There is a gap between automating your testing and implementing automated testing. The first is taking what you do and automating it; the second is writing your tests in an executable manner. You might wonder about the distinction that makes…

The Cost of Software Bugs: 5 Powerful Reasons to Get Upset

If you read the PossumLabs blog regularly, you know already that I am focused on software quality assurance measures and why we should care about implementing better and consistent standards. I look at how the software quality assurance process affects…

Unrealistic Expectations: The Missing History of Agile

Unrealistic expectations or “why we can’t replicate the success of others... Let’s start with a brain teaser to set the stage for questioning our assumptions. One day a man visits a church and asks to speak with the priest. He…

Process Design for the Team You Have: Surgical Team

Maximizing Productivity and Creating Value Series Human-centered Development Strategy: Article I The Brook’s Surgical Team: Archaic or Cutting Edge? The surgical team as described by Frederick Brooks in the Mythical Man Month admittedly feels a little archaic to the modern…

Why Minibars and Reactive Decision Making are a Waste of Money

Playing with Time to Save Money: Reactive vs Predictive Decision Making For only $5,000 buy our “Make Life Easy Tool Kit” and we will give you a bonus Software Developer!* *Mean annual salary for Software Developer valued at $99,453 The…