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John D. Rockefeller, the Quality Assurance Expert

~ by Randy Wagner Rockefeller's Focus on Quality & Efficiency Shaped the Oil Industry Industrialist John D. Rockefeller is often painted as a ruthless, greedy businessman who built Standard Oil by aggressively destroying the competition. But—if you examine the history—it turns out that his focus was completely different. He was simply the most energetic when it came to QA. He focused on ...

Bring on the Impostors

~ by Randy Wagner Line Up the Impostors At one point or another in life, we’ve all found ourselves in a little over our heads and doubting that we're competent enough to justify our continued employment. For many of us, it’s a daily event thinking that—sooner or later—everyone will figure out that we don’t actually know what we’re doing and we’ll promptly ...

Mentoring

~ by Randy Wagner Tips for Successful Mentoring and Why It Matters Very few of us are truly self-made. For the vast majority of us, someone—often several people—were there to offer training, guidance, and wisdom. However, we should never be the final repository of all that knowledge. It should be shared like a delicious meal or a fine bottle of wine. It’s ...

Test Driving

~ by Randy Wagner How to Find Issues Early in the QA Process Learning how to QA a Policy Administration System (PAS) is a bit like learning how to drive. At first, everything seems to be coming at you. Task saturation can set in, and eyes shift from one potential danger to another. The real dangers can get lost in the mix ...

Flashlight Tag

~ by Randy Wagner It's Not How Bright the Light Is but Where You Point It Many of us have delightful memories of warm summer evenings finding our friends in the dark with a flashlight, in a nighttime game of tag. QA in a project can often feel like that, with all the suspense, hiding spots, wrong turns, and confirmed suspicions. There ...

The Five QA Senses

~ by Randy Wagner The world is defined by our perceptions which are driven mainly by our senses. What we see, hear, taste, touch, and smell give us a handle on the world around us. And we expect them to be in agreement. We become inquisitive and learn more when those senses are not in agreement. If we don’t see a predator ...

Events

November 3-6, 2019 Guidewire Connections

Guidewire Connections
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Get more info on Guidewire Connections here.

October 29-30, 2019 Duck Creek Partner Summit

Duck Creek Technologies LogoLocation: Columbia, South Carolina

May 5-7, 2019 ITA LIVE 2019

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Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Get more info on ITA LIVE 2019 here.
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News and Events

Come back to this page frequently to see what we’ve done, what we’re doing, where we’ve been, and where we’ll be.

Press Releases

John D. Rockefeller, the Quality Assurance Expert

~ by Randy Wagner Rockefeller’s Focus on Quality & Efficiency Shaped the Oil Industry Industrialist John D. Rockefeller is often painted as a ruthless, greedy businessman who built Standard Oil by aggressively destroying the competition. But—if you examine the history—it turns out that his focus was completely different. He was simply the most energetic when…

Bring on the Impostors

~ by Randy Wagner Line Up the Impostors At one point or another in life, we’ve all found ourselves in a little over our heads and doubting that we’re competent enough to justify our continued employment. For many of us, it’s a daily event thinking that—sooner or later—everyone will figure out that we don’t actually…

Mentoring

~ by Randy Wagner Tips for Successful Mentoring and Why It Matters Very few of us are truly self-made. For the vast majority of us, someone—often several people—were there to offer training, guidance, and wisdom. However, we should never be the final repository of all that knowledge. It should be shared like a delicious meal…

Test Driving

~ by Randy Wagner How to Find Issues Early in the QA Process Learning how to QA a Policy Administration System (PAS) is a bit like learning how to drive. At first, everything seems to be coming at you. Task saturation can set in, and eyes shift from one potential danger to another. The real…

Flashlight Tag

~ by Randy Wagner It’s Not How Bright the Light Is but Where You Point It Many of us have delightful memories of warm summer evenings finding our friends in the dark with a flashlight, in a nighttime game of tag. QA in a project can often feel like that, with all the suspense, hiding…

The Five QA Senses

~ by Randy Wagner The world is defined by our perceptions which are driven mainly by our senses. What we see, hear, taste, touch, and smell give us a handle on the world around us. And we expect them to be in agreement. We become inquisitive and learn more when those senses are not in…

Events

November 3-6, 2019 Guidewire Connections

Guidewire Connections
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Get more info on Guidewire Connections here.

October 29-30, 2019 Duck Creek Partner Summit

Duck Creek Technologies LogoLocation: Columbia, South Carolina

May 5-7, 2019 ITA LIVE 2019

ITA logo
Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Get more info on ITA LIVE 2019 here.
CastleBay Consulting Favicon

Why not visit our contact page, we would love to chat with you!