In this lightning talk from STAREAST 2011, Randy Rice offers ten proven ways to de-motivate your team, make sure you're getting the very least productivity out of them, and potentially lose them altogether.
A note from Randy: A little context to help understand my remarks: 1) Osama Bin Laden had just been killed and 2) there was a DECA conference at the hotel at the same time with many teenagers running around. They were well-behaved for the most part, but at the same time, we were happy to see them leave.
In this lightning talk from STAREAST 2011, Jonathan Kohl discusses testing mobile software and takes a look at some of the differences between mobile and traditional software.
In this lightning talk from STAREAST 2011, Dale Emery takes a look at some common issues we encounter when estimating and explains why they aren't actually estimating problems.
Some people thrive on challenges, while others struggle with how to deal with them. Handled well, challenges can make us stronger in our passion, drive, and determination. In this video, Lloyd Roden describes some of the challenges we face today in software testing and how we can respond in a positive, constructive manner.
On great agile teams, conflict is constant and welcomed by all as a catapult to higher performance. It is about human beings working together, day after day, in the maelstrom of constant collaboration and change. In this turbulence, how can teams chart a course through conflict and turn it into a force for greatness? Lyssa Adkins reveals a conflict model that helps you do just that, walking you through five levels of conflict from "Problem to Solve" to "World War," with each step finely tuned to view conflict in a deeply human and humane way.