Episode 60 - Fede and Atlassian (Part 2) July 21, 2011

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In this week's episode of Coding QA, Mark and Jim continue last week's conversation with Fede and discuss his experiences with the following at Atlassian:

 

  • Atlassian's boot camp for new employee on-boarding
    • Learn company's culture and values
    • Blur discipline lines from the start
    • Know each discipline's activities
    • Everyone presents an idea to help the company
  • How do projects with no testers succeed?
    • How did Atlassian get into this situation?
    • What makes it work?
    • Testers acting as teachers
  • Do testers really have special skills that make them good testers?
  • Are discipline specific engineering roles ...



In this week's episode of Coding QA, Mark and Jim continue last week's conversation with Fede and discuss his experiences with the following at Atlassian:

 

  • Atlassian's boot camp for new employee on-boarding
    • Learn company's culture and values
    • Blur discipline lines from the start
    • Know each discipline's activities
    • Everyone presents an idea to help the company

  • How do projects with no testers succeed?
    • How did Atlassian get into this situation?
    • What makes it work?
    • Testers acting as teachers

  • Do testers really have special skills that make them good testers?
  • Are discipline specific engineering roles the right approach?
  • Team wide bug bashes – it’s not just QA
  • Where's Fede headed next?

 

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