Episode 60 - Fede and Atlassian (Part 2) July 27, 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:  placeholder; * 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? * ...



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:

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  • 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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Links from the show:

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  • Fede's blog
  • Fede's email - fsilva.armas [at] gmail.com