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Pete Walen

Pete Walen is a Testing Strategist with our Modern Software Delivery team. He has worked in software quality, testing and delivery for over 25 years and promotes advanced testing practices in Agile environments using automated tools and manual techniques. Pete works to support the organizational changes needed to gain the maximum benefits of these approaches.

Pete is an author and international speaker on Agile, Software Testing, Software Quality and improved delivery. He is a certified Scrum Master, Agile Coach and Testing and Quality Coach. In his free time, Pete is the Drum Major and civilian drumming instructor for the Muskegon Regional Police Pipes & Drums from Muskegon, Michigan.

Software Testing: What Metrics Should You Use First?

You equally need metrics and measurements around testing and software quality. But when misapplied, these may lead to bigger problems.

Moving from Manual to Automated Software Tests

Many organizations want the benefits from automated software testing. Most see the "next step" in testing as building automated versions of manual tests.

Test Code Is Production Code

We often overlook test code as something less important than the application it tests. We discuss why test code is as valuable as production code.