Damian Synadinos

Damian Synadinos

International Testing Trainer & Coach, USA

Damian Synadinos has been helping “build better software and build software better” for over 24 years.

He speaks internationally at conferences and corporations, presenting deep knowledge on fundamental concepts applicable to today’s prominent development methodologies in an informative and fun manner. He is the founder and owner of Ineffable Solutions, a company focused on training and consulting startups to large corporations. Damian also mentors, coaches, and advises IT professionals around the world on traditional and modern development methodologies and frameworks, including Agile, Scrum, SAFe, Lean, and waterfall. He is an experienced comedic improviser, actor, and playwright, and enjoys spending “free time” with his wife and 2 young children.

Workshop: Commutication – Moving Ideas with Words

Simply put, “commute” means “moving people” (sometimes, with cars) and “communication” means “conveying ideas” (sometimes, with words). And so, “commutication” means “moving ideas with words”. Commutication is essential to Agile. All the Agile roles, responsibilities, ceremonies, and practices are based on the Agile principles, which are derived from the Agile values, which are grounded on a […]

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Workshop: Improv(e) Your Testing!

Improvisational comedy—sometimes called improv—is a form of theater in which the performance is created in the moment. Successful improv involves learning and using a variety of skills and techniques which allow performers to quickly adapt to a constantly changing environment and new information. Now reread the previous sentence, but replace the word improv with testing. […]

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Word Smatter: Exploring Semantics, Testers, and Problems

“Testers [do|don’t] (help) [prevent|detect] problems.” Throughout his career, Damian Synadinos has encountered many variations of this phrase, which uses just a few small words to express many big ideas. It is important to understand what each word means individually to better understand the ideas they convey collectively. The study of the meaning in words is […]

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