I have worked for IBM (UK and USA), Fujitsu-ICL and NCR in various development roles since 1988. Each of the organizations I have been part of have used their own home-grown development process, with varying degrees of rigor and quantity when it came to requirements and design documentation.
I had heard of
and read a few articles, but it wasn't until around the time that I attended a talk on
in 2001 that I became interested. I read
and it clicked. I couldn't understand why I hadn't seen it before.
In September 2001 my team began to adopt some of the
, and now have
and hundreds of
tests. We do occasional
. These practices have had a significant impact on quality and confidence. I would like to adopt more
, and am especially interested in the
and began discussing the idea of
. I also did a little
and through him met
who was thinking along the same lines. The first meeting of the
) was held on Monday October 29, 2002.
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