speaker-info

Jim Holmes

30ish years around software development in many roles. Focused on quality/testing the last ten-15.
He has been in various corners of the IT world since joining the US Air Force in 1982. He’s spent time in LAN/WAN and server management roles in addition to many years helping teams and customers deliver great systems. Jim has worked with organizations ranging from start ups to Fortune 10 companies to improve their delivery processes and ship better value to their customers. When not at work you might find Jim in the kitchen with a glass of wine, playing Xbox, hiking with his family, or banished to the garage while trying to practice his guitar.
http://frazzleddad.blogspot.ro/
https://leanpub.com/theleadershipjourney

My Sessions

How Do I Lead an IT Team and Not Go Crazy?

Few organizations do a good job helping their workers grow into leadership positions. It’s even worse in the IT realm where we seem to cherish attitudes of introversion, poor communication skills, and a lack of understanding business principles. This session helps attendees understand questions they can ask of themselves as they move into roles leading […]

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Learning to Lead an IT Team

Few organizations do a good job helping their workers grow into leadership positions. It’s even worse in the IT realm where we seem to cherish attitudes of introversion, poor communication skills, and a lack of understanding business principles. This session helps attendees understand questions they can ask of themselves as they move into roles leading […]

Full Day Tutorial Leadership
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Don’t Let Your WebDriver Suite Drive You Crazy

Many teams are driven crazy by brittle, high-maintenance functional test suites. This workshop will help you understand how to create a flexible, maintainable, high-value suite of functional tests using Selenium Webdriver. You’ll learn the basics of what to test, what not to test, and how to avoid overlapping with other types of testing. This tutorial […]

Full Day Tutorial
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