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SPaMCAST 525 - Story Points and RATS, MVP and Testing, Essays and Discussions
Dec 16, 2018 · 17 min
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SPaMCAST 525 continues our conversation about story points.  Many teams find that story points are only a partially useful tool to facilitate the flow of work within a team. Today we will highlight a behavioral fix and talk RATS.

We will also have a visit from Jeremy Berriault with a discussion from the QA Corner.  Jeremey and I talked about how the concept of a minimum viable product (MVP) impacts testing.  Check out Mr. Berriault’s blog at https://qacorner.blog/

Re-Read Saturday News We are re-reading Bad Blood, Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou (published by Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 – Buy a copy and read along).  Chapter 10 focuses on what when Hollywood makes a movie from Bad Blood will be a titanic battle between the indomitable Elizabeth and a career military officer, but what is really a struggle between right and wrong.

Week 8 - Who is LTC Shoemaker - https://bit.ly/2GkbWv0

Previous Entries: Week 1 – Approach and Introductionhttps://bit.ly/2J1pY2t   

Week 2 -- A Purposeful Life and Gluebot - https://bit.ly/2RZANGh

Week 3 -- Apple Envy, Goodbye East Paly and Childhood Neighbors - https://bit.ly/2zbOTeO

Week 4 -- A Reflection -https://bit.ly/2RA6AfT

Week 5 -- Sunny - https://bit.ly/2AZ5tRq

Week 6 - The miniLab -  https://bit.ly/2rfmwJh

Week 7 - Wellness Play - https://bit.ly/2rqUYk6

 

Next SPaMCAST SPaMCAST 526 will feature an interview with Freddie Clark.  Mr. Clark is a tester and Scrum Master by day and video game entrepreneur in the evening.  We had a fun conversation about using Scrum in both environments, highlighting where they are the same and where they differ. Note: Freddie and I work together in our day jobs --I think the knowledge we have of each other helped the interview look more deeply at certain issues rather than keeping the discussion at surface levels.

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