Introductions and Networking
Guest Speaker: Michael Bolton
Michael Bolton is a consulting software tester and testing teacher who helps people solve testing problems they didn't know the could solve. He is the co-author (with senior author James Bach) of Rapid Software Testing, a course that presents a methodology and mindset for testing software expertly and credibly in uncertain conditions and under extreme time pressure. Michael has 25 years of experience testing, developing, managing, and writing about software. Currently, he leads DevelopSense, a Toronto-based consultancy. Prior to that, he was with Quarterdeck Corporation for eight years, during which he managed the company's flagship products and directed project and testing teams both in house and around the world. Contact Michael at [masked], or on Twitter @michaelbolton, or through his Web site, http://www.developsense.com.
What is Open Spaces? It's Lean Coffee (http://leancoffee.org/) without the coffee. We'll build an Agenda based on what you want to talk about. We'll then break into groups and discuss, teach or learn based on that Agenda. It seems weird if you haven't done it before but it works.
(Activity times subject to change)