Erik Petersen

Erik Petersen

Erik is a software testing consultant helping people deliver better software. He has specialized in custom software development since the 80s, typically with small agile style teams but also on large enterprise projects. His current focus now is agile methods, testing, test automation, tools, process and quality.  Erik is an international thought leader in agile methods and testing, proposing the concept of paired exploratory testing in 2001, independently of Kaner & Bach.  Erik has presented at conferences & user groups in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Canada, and across Asia.  Hear some of Erik’s core learnings in software development by watching his Google Tech Talk, http://www.tinyurl.com/80-20-rules Contact him at ecp@testingspot.net

Quality lessons from urban archaeology

Erik Petersen has worked on dozens of software development projects, typically from a testing or quality viewpoint.  On two occasions, he has taken a break to work on urban archeology projects.   This talk looks at some of the similarities & the differences between IT & archeology, & throws a new useful perspective on IT […]

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