Board Elections 2017

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It is that time of year again that we select our Board of Directors for the upcoming year. This year there are 6 positions being voted on: President* Secretary Member-at-Large (4) Nominations are now open, if you would like to nominate someone (or yourself) please send an email to info@KWSQA.org. Please include the following details: Name and email address of the nominee Position being nominated for * Eligibility requirement for president: Nominee must have he...
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Change is Constant and Testing is Required

We started on the journey to update and have better control of our website about eight months ago. Some of the changes have been extremely beneficial. We can easily make updates to the site. We have better control of our back-end. And we don't have to rely on someone else to do technical updates for us. However, what we have learned is that we are not web designers. Creating a dynamic, current and most of all helpful website is not easy. Even with the best tools on the market. Change is co...
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Join us at our October meeting to hear Andrew Annett speak on “Planning Delivery Like You Mean It”

TOPIC: The theme song of adaptive development teams isn't "Qué Será, Será" - planning delivery like you mean it. PRESENTED BY: Andrew Annett SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Andrew Annett is a seasoned facilitator and coach who believes conversations are the operating system of organizations and anything that promotes flow of quality work is a good thing. Andrew has experience working within agile teams and on large, complex multi-year programs and his passion is for helping the world communicate ...
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A word about MVP

A lot of times in the agile world we hear about MVP - Minimum Viable Product. What this means is you perform the smallest a amount of work to get the base level of the product out the door. The idea is get something usable out and then build on that. This is what we are doing with this site. We could have spent months crafting the site. We could have gone through a full waterfall process of requirements, design, tons of review and late delivery. Or we could have hired someone to build us the ...
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