Patrick Merg about “Poor Quality of Software”

Being and experienced Agile Coach, Project Manager and Product Manager Patrick Merg brings us into his world of understanding and seeing poor quality of software development product. Get acquainted!

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Patrick Merg about “Poor Quality of Software” Patrick Merg is a results-driven project champion adept at managing all aspects of complex projects from initial concept to final product release. He is passionate about building high performing cross-functional Agile teams that deliver sustainable value and speed time to market. Patrick has a strong background in Agile project management, program management, leading software engineering teams and innovative product development. Continue reading

Kate Terlecka about “Poor Quality of Software”

Kate Terlecka an experienced Scrum Master, Coach and Trainer from Poland describes her vision related to our urgent question “poor quality of software”.

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Kate Terlecka about “Poor Quality of Software” Kate Terlecka is one of the most experienced professionals, coach, trainer & an independent consultant in the field of Agile and Scrum in Poland, including her team management all over the world. She is one of the’s Professional Scrum Trainers and the Agile Special Forces – usually thrown at “the challenge of your life” teams & projects. She researches human behavior and team dynamics with focus on gender and cultural differences. Kate also teaches classes on scrum, management practices and coach individuals and also is a talented author of theblog named “Control Your Chaos” and owner of BrassWillow company. Feel free to get acquainted with achievements of this efficient master. Continue reading

Stacia Viscardi about “Poor Quality of Software”

This post will tell you about Stacia Viscardi’s, author of “The Professional ScrumMaster’s Handbook”, opinion regarding “poor quality of software”.

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Stacia Viscardi about “Poor Quality of Software” Stacia Viscardi is an Agile coach, Certified Scrum Trainer and organizational transformation expert, devoted to creating energized and excited teams that delight their customers and inspire others. In 2003 she became the 62nd Certified ScrumMaster (there are now over 200,000!), and founded AgileEvolution in 2006. She has helped companies like Cisco Systems, Martha Stewart Living, Primavera, DoubleClick, Google, Razorfish, MyPublisher, Washington Post and many others find their way to agility.

A self-proclaimed process nerd, she loves helping teams and organizations discover the Scrum/XP/Lean mash-ups that enables focused, flexible and fast delivery of products. She created the blog HelloScrum (coming soon!) to share knowledge, tips, and tricks with Scrum practitioners, and co-founded KnowAgile, an agile testing website. Continue reading

Pascal Mauray about “Poor Quality of Software”

In this post you will have a great chance to experience Pascal Mauray’s attitude and expertise in software poor quality. Take good note of it!

 About the author:

Pascal Mauray about Poor Quality of Software Pascal Mauray is an experienced actor in the Test Management, Business Analysis and Project Management. He participated in implementing large systems. While working as employee, he is now working in setting up and enhancing and facilitating nearshoring with development teams in North Africa in a project named KASAM.
You can contact him via:
Phone: +352691457999

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Elizabeth Harrin about “Poor Quality of Software”

We continue our posts that are covering software development challenges. In it Elizabeth Harrin – experienced project manager – pass an opinion about poor quality of software!

About the author:

Elizabeth Harrin about “Poor Quality of Software” Elizabeth Harrin is Director of The Otobos Group, a project communications consultancy, and the author of 3 books on project management. She writes the popular blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management.

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Maarten Pors about “Poor Quality of Software”

We bring to your attention another opinion about avoiding poor quality of software. Maarten Pors is the third expert who agreed to share his experience on this challenge.

About the author:

Maarten Pors about “Poor Quality of Software” Maarten Pors is independent Project manager with vast experience in managing remote development teams in Eastern Europe (nearshoring).
You can directly contact him via:
twitter: @MaartenPors
phone: +31653786990

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Felix Rüssel about “Poor Quality of Software”

We continue to clear up the challenges concerning poor quality of software. And our second expert sharing his experience is Felix Rüssel.

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Felix Rüssel about Poor Quality of Software Felix Rüssel is an experienced consultant in Project Management, Agile/Lean, Agile Program Management and works as a contractor at large corporations in Germany. Remote teams are involved almost into all the projects and he is responsible for setting up processes and structures that allow these teams to deliver high-quality results. He is Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and the first German certified as Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC). He can be reached via his website ( or via his blog ( Continue reading

Michael Boyle about “Poor Quality of Software”

This post is the first in series where we will ask the experts about the challenges concerning poor quality of software. The first expert shedding the light on issues is
Michael Boyle!

About the expert:

Michael Boyle about Poor Quality of Software Michael Boyle is an internationally recognized expert in Project Management, Business Analysis, Solution Architecture, Portfolio Management and Business Process Modeling domains. 12 years of virtual teams mastery as a member and manager allowed him to establish his own company – Procurro Solutions.

It is dedicated in enabling their clients to transform their business through the deployment of the unique Project Management, Business Analysis, Software Development and Testing personnel.

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How to Avoid Poor Quality of Software?

While working with dedicated software development teams customers often get poor quality product at the output. All in all this software turns out to be unfit for both parties: it is difficult in use for end-users and maintain for software developers. Customers’ profits sustain great losses due to poor quality of software.  Here are the reasons why it matters:

Most of the potential users are not eager for using complex software, especially if it contains bugs. The complexity consists in some difficulty while implementing simple tasks, odd product behavior and its slow responses. As a result, the end-users prefer software of  your competitors. And poor quality of software, in its turn, causes significant gap in customers’ income. Continue reading