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George Dinwiddie

iDIA Computing, LLC

George Dinwiddie is an independent software development consultant who helps organizations, large and small, increase the effectiveness of their software development efforts. As a coach, George he provides guidance over a broad range, at the organizational, process, team, interpersonal, and technical levels. As a trainer, he offers experiential education in technical practices and agile methods. George is currently crusading to break down the barriers that hinder effective collaboration between the business, the programmers, and the testers. George is a frequent speaker at agile conferences and contributor to online publications. Learn more about his work at his company website and read his blog.

Speaker Presentations
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
The Developer’s Guide to Test Automation

Your shrinking project deadlines are increasing the need for automated tests—but, simultaneously, reducing the time available for writing them. The system requirements are continually changing. The implementation is changing. You spend more and more time maintaining old tests, leaving less time to write new ones. The tests take longer and longer to run. And when they fail, the problem is as likely to be in the tests as in the system.