Many of the data warehousing problems of the world have been tackled and solved–yet data warehousing and business intelligence teams in Agile settings still struggle with technical practices that better enable Agile. One example is test automation. Lynn Winterboer discusses with Agile Amped at Mile High Agile 2016 in Denver, Colorado, touches on her conference presentation (presented with Brad Ewald) and why she thinks it’s hard for such teams to do test automation and how the industry’s vendor focus contributes to the problem.
The bottom line? Don’t wait for the right tool or vendor. Just jump right into test automation.
Lynn Winterboer coaches DW/BI teams on applying agile principles to their work. She has filled many roles on data and agile teams for 20 years. Lynn understands the unique set of challenges faced by data teams who want to benefit from Agile project delivery. SolutionsIQ’s Howard Sublett hosts.