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Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer

Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer
Anthony Bopp is a certified scaled scrum leader and Agile coach, as well as Senior Validation Engineer. In his 15 years at ISE he has worked on a wide range of projects from educational software to embedded systems to client-server enterprise applications. He enjoys planning flexible and comprehensive test approaches to complex software, and helping scrum teams on scaled projects integrate more smoothly together. He’s a photographer in his spare time, and has been known to appear in a stage play or two.

Recent Posts

Underestimate the Working Agreement at Your Peril

Nov 21, 2019 | by Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer | Tags: Agile

The working agreement is perhaps the most important output of a self-organizing team. It defines how we operate as a well-functioning unit, and gives us permission to hold ourselves accountable to the pursuit of excellence.

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Turning Stress Into an Advantage

Oct 31, 2019 | by Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer | Tags: Agile

As Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches, we are constantly on the lookout for signs of stress on our teams. It’s common to think of “stress” in negative terms, but in fact it’s not always a bad thing. Stress actually comes in two flavors, and one of them is essential to growth, happiness, and emotional well-being.

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Goodbye Regression

Jun 20, 2019 | by Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer | Tags: Agile

I've been doing regression testing for over 20 years, split about 50/50 between waterfall and Agile implementations. Regression testing has several characteristics, few of which are attractive no matter what framework you're in. It's a long, tedious, unpleasant process that no one really wants to do. And, as with all such processes, it is by definition prone to error (when was the last time you really put your best effort into something long, tedious, and unpleasant? When was the last time you realistically expected anyone else to?)

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Software Development and Photography

Jun 07, 2016 | by Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer | Tags: Agile

As a semi-professional photographer when I’m not being an engineer, I’ve thought often about the similarities between good software development and good photography. It may sound like a stretch at first, but bear with me...

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