Vienna Tester Gathering – EuroSTAR Roadshow 2016 1

Vienna Tester Gathering - EuroSTAR Roadshow 2016
INTRODUCTION On Thursday August 18, 2016 I hosted the Vienna Tester Gathering together with my colleagues from EBCONT proconsult Eduard (@), Melanie and Dominik. The topic was the EuroSTAR 2016 conference theme “Learning to Test, Testing to Learn”. I usually organise the Vienna Tester Gathering somewhere in a pub in Vienna as a kind of ...

Agile Testing Days 2016 – Speech Clash

Agile Testing Days 2016 - Speech Clash
This blog post is a bit of an advertisement. I was selected for the Agile Testing Days 2016 Speech Clash to get a chance to talk about (Exploratory) Testing under the bonnet. If you want to see me talk at Agile Testing Days 2016 in Potsdam please give me your vote. Promo Video

Austrian Testing Board – Agile Testing Traps

On Wednesday 13 April 2016 I had the chance to give a talk at the Austrian Testing Board about Agile Testing – Traps to avoid. A special thanks goes to Janet Gregory who allowed me to use the basic principles of her talk Testing Traps to Avoid in Agile Teams given at Skillsmatter London in ...

AUGENHÖHEwege film premiere

On Friday, 4th of March 2016 I went to the film premiere of AUGENHÖHEwege. AUGENHÖHEwege is the sequel to AUGENHÖHE which was published last year. Both films are about new ways of working together in organisations and teams. It’s about self-organisation, leadership, transparency etc. A lot of different people from companies in Germany, Austria ans Switzerland talk ...

Testing under the bonnet – Automate your RESTful API

I just realised that the announcement for my blog series on “Testing under the bonnet – What you see ain’t all there is” was in June this year. So as the year is coming to an end I would like to start, a bit delayed though, with the first blog post on this topic. Automate ...

Testing under the bonnet – What you see ain’t all there is

I would like to start a series of blog posts dealing with the following topic: Testing under the bonnet – What you see ain’t all there is. Way too often we focus only on the visible and completely neglect all there is on the backend of a system. This leads to a narrow view and ...

Agile & Lean Coffee – GetKanban

Agile & Lean Coffee - GetKanban
On the 9th of February 2015 I went to the Agile & Lean Coffee Vienna (Limited WIP Society) organised by LEANability and hosted by Austrian Lotteries. This time the theme was to play a board game – namely a round of getKanban. Around 20 people showed up with a complete diverse background ranging from Product Owners, Project Managers, ...

Display Dummies as Personas

Display Dummies as Personas
Yesterday I had a curious, funny and creative idea. There is a big chance that I might move on and take on another role for another project where the client wants to be “Agile”. I started to think about all the possibilities and one thing that came to my mind was Personas. There is a ...

2014 Retrospective

2014 Retrospective
The year 2014 is almost over. It is this time of the year again to look back and see what has happened the past 12 month. In general I am quite satisfied with my achievements. My plan was to attend some conferences and also become a speaker. And I did it.  Software Quality Days Vienna 2014 ...

EuroSTAR 2014 Dublin

EuroSTAR 2014 Dublin
This year I had the chance to attend my first EuroSTAR conference. The event took place in Dublin at the Dublin Convention Center. A fantastic venue for events the size of EuroSTAR. DAY 1 Unfortunatley I did not book a workshop on Monday, so my first session was on Thursday. I started the day with ...