Author
Jim Holmes

Jim Holmes

Jim is the owner/principal of Guidepost Systems. 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 startups to Fortune 100 companies to improve their delivery processes and ship better value to their customers. Jim’s been in many different environments but greatly prefers those adopting practices from Lean and Agile communities. 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.

Recent Articles

Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation Series: Chapter Seven

Real Life Guidelines That Deliver Results You’re reading the fourth post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start People Resources Look before You Jump Automation in the Real World Improving Your Success (you are here) […]

  • April 10, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation Series: Chapter Six

Real Life Guidelines That Deliver Results You’re reading the fourth post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start People Resources Look before You Jump Automation in the Real World (you are here) Improving Your Success […]

  • March 27, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation Series: Chapter Five

Real Life Guidelines That Deliver Results You’re reading the fourth post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start People Resources Look before You Jump (You are here) Automation in the Real World Improving Your Success […]

  • March 20, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation: Chapter Four

Real Life Guidelines That Deliver Results You’re reading the fourth post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start People Resources (you are here) Look before You Jump Automation in the Real World Improving Your Success […]

  • March 16, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation: Chapter Three

Real Life Guidelines That Deliver Results You’re reading the third post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start People (you are here) Resources Look before You Jump Automation in the Real World Improving Your Success […]

  • March 6, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation: Chapter Two

Real Life Guidelines that Deliver Results You’re reading the second post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects: Introduction Before You Start (you are here) People Resources Look before You Jump Automation in the Real World Improving Your Success […]

  • February 27, 2015
Testing

Master the Essentials of UI Test Automation: Chapter One

Real Life Guidelines that Deliver Results Congratulations! You’re reading the first post in a series that’s intended to get you and your teams started on the path to success with your UI test automation projects. Important note: After its completion, this series will be gathered up, updated/polished and published as an eBook. We’ll also have […]

  • February 20, 2015
Opinion

Why Developers Should Help With User Interface Tests

Automated User Interface (UI) testing has a deserved reputation for being a morass of low-value, high-cost pain. Developers are already over-burdened trying to get the work in front of them completed and into the delivery pipeline. Why should they look to take on additional work in helping create functional tests at the User Interface level? […]

  • June 10, 2014