Better Software - January/February 2010 - (Page 6)
Contributors Michael Bolton lives in Toronto and teaches heuristics and exploratory testing in Canada, the United States, and other countries. He is co-author, with James Bach, of Rapid Software Testing and a regular contributor to Better Software magazine. Contact Michael at email@example.com. An independent consultant and regular columnist on StickyMinds.com, clarke ching is a passionate advocate of agile software development and a chairman of the AgileScotland special interest group. He is the author of the book Rolling Rocks Downhill, in which he demonstrates how to use lean, quality, and agile techniques to make your projects more productive and predictable. Read more about Clarke’s work at www.clarkeching.com. lee coPeland has more than thirty years of experience in the field of software development and testing. He has worked as a programmer, development director, process improvement leader, and consultant. Based on his experience, Lee has developed and taught a number of training courses focusing on software testing and development issues. Lee is the managing technical editor for Better Software magazine, a regular columnist for StickyMinds .com, and the author of A Practitioner’s Guide to Software Test Design. Contact Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org. ravi gururaj is founder and CTO of VMLogix. Ravi has more than nineteen years of product development, management, and marketing experience, having held positions at companies including Trilogy, UberWorks, and Dialogic and having founded two software startups that designed and licensed reusable software components for application developers worldwide. Michael jaMeS is a software process mentor and Certified Scrum Trainer with Danube Technologies. His primary focus is on the engineering practices that enable agile project management practices. Having worked as a software developer for more than twenty years, Michael has deep experience with automated testing that predates the Extreme Programming movement. Matthew leach is a consultant with Doreen Evans Associates, Inc., a professional services firm that has pioneered the use of software tools for business analysis and helps organizations improve their business analysis practices. He can be reached at email@example.com and www.doreenevans.com. tiM liSter is a principal of The Atlantic Systems Guild (www.systemsguild.com). Tim is a well-known expert and lecturer on software management techniques. He coauthored the popular book Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams. Srihari Palangala is the director of product marketing at VMLogix and has spent more than eight years in software product management, marketing, and business development at Microsoft and OPNET Technologies. doron reuveni co-founded uTest in 2007. Doron has more than twenty years of experience in Web-based technologies, software QA methodologies, and software development, delivering software solutions to Fortune 500 companies as well as many innovative startups. More information can be found at www.utest.com or the Software Testing Blog at blog.utest.com. linda riSing’S background includes university teaching and industry work in a variety of domains. An internationally known presenter on patterns, retrospectives, agile development, and the change process, Linda has authored numerous articles and four books, the most recent being Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas, with Mary Lynn Manns.BETTER SOFTWARE JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010 www.StickyMinds.com
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