Manager's Introduction to Test-Driven Development

Posted in Project Management, Testing, Conferences on November 28, 2008


Manager's Introduction to Test-Driven Development

Summary
Dave Nicolette and Karl Scotland try to introduce non-technical managers to one of the most popular Agile development techniques: Test-Driven Development (TDD). The presentation intends to be a primer for managers who want to understand the value of TDD, and of Agile in general, in software development.

Bio
An IT professional since 1977, Dave has been a dedicated practitioner and ardent proponent of change toward Agile and Lean thinking and practices since 2002. Karl is a versatile software practitioner with a wide range of skills, including development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training.

About the conference
Agile 2008 is an exciting international industry conference that presents the latest techniques, technologies, attitudes and first-hand experience, from both a management and development perspective, for successful Agile software development.

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Tags: Practices, Q&A, Conferences, Agile, TDD, Unit Testing, InfoQ, Management, Agile2008, Adopting Agile, Value & Metrics