Random Acts of Quality

Usually, when discussing quality, we usually fall into two traps – we wave our arms and talk about quality as a nebulous thing that is tough to define and even tougher to achieve, or we present grand Quality Schemes that will take years to implement and often fail to result in a better product.

In this presentation, we’ll discuss specific activities you can perform in your organization that can contribute to improving product quality. Simple, small-scale activities that don’t require management approval, committees or corporate initiatives will face much lower barriers and specific activities are more likely to reveal progress in the short term.

A collection of Random Acts are presented for discussion, and participants are encouraged to bring along anecdotes of simple things that have worked in their careers as well.

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    Jim frequently travels across Western Canada for engagements, and welcomes opportunities to meet, run a workshop, Diagnostic or Lunch and Learn session.


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    Jim is simply one of the smartest and most knowledgeable software development professionals I have ever met. His vast knowledge of the discipline is both leavened and enhanced by his acute awareness of and sensitivity to “the real world” of what actually occurs with real developers in actual practice. Jim is also a warm, open, honest person – rare gifts and an asset in any consultant.

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