- Why Agile?
by Jez Humble - October 22, 2012
This is the third in a series of interviews on continuous delivery, this time with Elisabeth Hendrickson. You can see the first one, with Jesse Robbins, on the ThoughtWorks Studios Blog, and the second, with John Allspaw, here. These interviews will eventually be put together – along with some additional exclusive material – into a set of LiveLessons, with the royalties going to Black Girls Code. If you want to be notified when the final product is released, please sign up for my newsletter.
Elisabeth has held positions as a tester, developer, manager, and quality engineering director in a variety of companies ranging from small startups to multi-national enterprises. She has been a member of the Agile community since 2003, served on the board of directors of the Agile Alliance in 2007/2008, and is currently one of the co-organizers of the Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools program. Elisabeth won the prestigious Gordon Pask award in 2010 and is the author of two books: There’s Always a Duck and the forthcoming Explore It! Reduce Risk and Increase Confidence with Exploratory Testing published by the Pragmatic Programmers. She is the founder of Quality Tree Software, runs Agilistry Studio, and is the creator of entaggle.com. You can find her at testobsessed.com and @testobsessed
In the video, Elisabeth answers the following questions:
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