Monthly Archives: September 2013

Working Effectively with a Performance-Testing Bottleneck

Not long ago, a software performance architect brought to my attention that she and her colleague (the performance-testing team) were overloaded with performance-testing requests from product teams. The performance testers wondered if they needed to change their mini-team’s process to … Continue reading

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The Continuous Improvement Likbez

Likbez (ликбез) is a neologism that entered the Russian language in the 1920s, after the revolution. Formed similarly to many new words of the day by abbreviating long phrases, it meant the “elimination of illiteracy” (ликвидация безграмотности). At the turn … Continue reading

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