All posts by Mike Harris

About Mike Harris

Mike has been working in testing for 20 years and is a tester for Geckoboard. He has been a member of a test team, a Solo Tester and a Test Lead. He has also worked as a part of waterfall, lean and agile teams. Mike has a B.Sc.(HONS) from Middlesex University and is an Associate of the University of Hertfordshire. He has set up and led a Testing Community of Practice and been part of a successful agile transition. He is also Programme Secretary of the British Computer Society’s Specialist Interest Group in Software Testing. He also contributed to the e-books Testing Stories and How Can I Test This?. He has also had articles published by the Ministry of Testing and The QA Lead. In his spare time he coaches his daughter’s cricket team Mike has a blog at and his Twitter handle is: @TestAndAnalysis

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What will come after “agile”?

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What will come after “agile”?

I think that probably most development teams describe themselves as being “agile” and probably most development teams have standups, and meetings called retrospectives.

November 4, 2022

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How should we test in the Red Beads experiment

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How should we test in the Red Beads Experiment?

The Red Beads Experiment was a part of Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s four-day seminars for senior management in which he asked members of the audience to play roles in a factory that made white beads.

September 27, 2022

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