Interview with Guido Schoonheim, Manager at Xebia IT Architects– LogiGear Magazine

As a pledged Scrum fanatic, Guido answers field questions from testers on how to address offshoring challenges dealing with Agile practices.

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Guido Schoonheim
I currently work on improving the Mac Centrify Identity Management Suite of products.
My work involves supporting, testing, development and securing this software stack, which is run on various UNIX, Phone, Windows and Mac platforms.
I have more than twenty (20) years of QA-Testing/Development, Professional Services management and Sales Engineering experience. In all my roles, from sales, teaching engineering training curriculum, large team management & direction and hands-on execution of test development, automation and testing.
My specialties include Functional and Scale Automation with Ruby, Python, Applescript, JavaScript, .NET, Automation frameworks. Security testing with Skipfish, Metasploit and other penetration tools.

Building Babel – LogiGear Magazine

Christopher Williams who examines how explicit and tacit knowledge strengthens the relationship between client and vendor.

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Christopher Williams
Christopher Williams, Ph.D., MBCS, has worked in the field of software development in technical, management and consulting roles since the mid-1980s and is currently Assistant Professor of International Business at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada, where his research interests include the management of offshoring transitions, knowledge creation and transfer and entrepreneurial initiatives within multinational enterprises.

10 Important Lessons Learned in 10 Years– LogiGear Magazine

From advice on training to building a communication infrastructure, Michael Hackett lists the fine points of what makes a successful relationship with your outsource/offshore partner.

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Michael Hackett
"Michael is also a co-founder of LogiGear Corporation, and has over two decades of experience in software engineering in banking, securities, healthcare and consumer electronics.

Michael is a Certified Scrum Master and has co-authored two books on software testing. Testing Applications on the Web: Test Planning for Mobile and Internet-Based Systems (Wiley, 2nd ed. 2003), available in English, Chinese and Japanese, and Global Software Test Automation (HappyAbout Publishing, 2006). He is a founding member of the Board of Advisors at the University of California Berkeley Extension and has taught for the Certificate in Software Quality Engineering and Management at the University of California Santa Cruz Extension. As a member of IEEE, his training courses have brought Silicon Valley testing expertise to over 16 countries."

Prof. Jeff Offutt in An Interview Discusses How He Became A Software Tester – Logigear Magazine

Prof. of Software Engineering at George Mason University, Offutt discusses how he originally was a math major but switched when he took his first programming class.

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Jeff Offutt
Professor of Software Engineering in the Volgenau School of Information Technology at George Mason University and editor-in-chief of Wiley's journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability.