Interview: Ron Jeffries on Running Tested Features

Posted in Testing, Project Management, Conferences on July 12, 2008

Interview: Ron Jeffries on Running Tested Features

Ron Jeffries' upcoming book looks at how tracking "Running Tested Features" is the essential element of Agility, from which all other practices and activities necessarily follow. Deborah Hartmann interviews Ron who takes to the whiteboard to explain how, when supported by XP's "simple design" practice, RTF helps teams deliver consistently without building up costly technical debt.

Ron Jeffries, an independent consultant in XP and Agile methods ( has been developing software longer than most people have been alive. Ron was the on-site coach for the original XP project, authored Extreme Programming Adventures in C#, and Extreme Programming Installed, and co-created Object Mentor's popular XP Immersion course.

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