Doug Hiebert discusses the principles and objectives behind automated testing, TDD, Unit and Integration Testing, using asserting and mocking to write tests, and static analysis.
Steve Rogalsky introduces the science of brainstorming and the practice of silent brainstorming which keeps loud people from dominating the meeting and helping quite people to contribute.
Chris Dagenais considers that offering and receiving peer feedback is an essential part of communication within a healthy team. He discusses some of the obstacles and solutions for better feedback.
Vickie Gray explains how to change an organization’s culture one person at a time using the Core Protocols developed at McCarthy BootCamp under the lead of Jim and Michele McCarthy.
Adam Yuret introduces Lean Coffee, a structured and agenda-less meeting where Agile and Lean principles are applied.
Joe Justice offers advice on improving manufacturing and software development processes using Agile methodology based on his experience building a 100mpg car in 3 months.