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Ash_Winter-DEWT7_V1

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Ash_Winter-DEWT7_V1

  1. 1. Ash Winter Short stuff here: @northern_tester Long stuff here: #DEWT
  2. 2. Inadvertent Local Optimisation
  3. 3. • “Reviewing testing capability independently of other aspects of an organisation is often like moving deckchairs on the Titanic*”
  4. 4. I was happy… • Reviewing • Interviewing • Strategising
  5. 5. Started seeing signs… • Few talked about testing • Structural Constraints • Too much WIP • No Product vision
  6. 6. A Teaching Hospital • Awesome ward dashboard product • Negative process == negative attitude • Testing as a symptom • Recommended balanced testing strategy
  7. 7. When I returned… • More (of our) consultants • Minor local testing improvements • Same pain existed
  8. 8. Next time… • Consider the system • Root causes • Options not solutions
  9. 9. Book Publisher • Great books, bad software • 3rd Parties • Wanted more consultants to solve their consulting problem
  10. 10. I recommended… • Deep system changes for external services… • Not more consultants… • Time to celebrate a job well done?
  11. 11. New directions… • Less sales that way • I quit • Deeper into systems thinking • Nomadic since
  12. 12. Questions
  13. 13. Shameless Book Plug

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