Gregory is a Calgary-based consultant,
specializing building quality systems.
Her passion is promoting agile quality
processes in software development.
She is co-author with Lisa Crispin of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams (Addison-Wesley, 2009).
Janet has helped introduce agile
practices into companies as tester
or coach, and has successfully transitioned
traditional test teams into the agile
world. Her focus is working the business
users and testers to understand their
role in agile projects. She practices Lean principles, Extreme
Programming, and SCRUM. Her experience as a QA Manager both
in a traditional and in agile environments
gives her an understanding of the
issues faced by most teams. She has
introduced lasting change into organizations.
Janet has presented on agile testing,
and the changes needed by an organization
to make a lasting change at conferences,
workshops and user groups sessions.
She is active in the Agile Testing
community, and is part of the organizing
committee for the Calgary Agile Methods
User group, and works closely with
the Software Quality discussion group
in Calgary. Janet has a degree in Computing
Science from the University of Alberta,
an Information Management Certificate
from the University of Calgary, Scrum
Master Certification, as well as Quality
Management Certification from the
Check out Janet's blog: janetgregory.blogspot.com