Test early, test often When projects follow a waterfall pattern, you might gather requirements, create design mockups, build the functionality, and finally test the results. During testing, Quality Assurance (QA) files bugs for rest of the team to fix errors that could have been solved much earlier on if there had been more collaboration throughout these ‘phases’. This is highly inefficient and can extend the lifetime of a project.
Blog posts tagged with: agile
"Obstacles are what you see only when you lose sight of your goals."
Landi joined the Pixo team as our Support Engineer Intern in 2013, as she was finishing up her Computer Engineering degree at the University of Illinois. As soon as she stepped off the graduation stage, Pixo snatched her up! As Pixo’s Support Engineer, she is responsible for our extensive Technical Support and End User Help Desk.
Landi grew up in Chicago and taught martial arts. She has been training since she was 8 years old. Landi has been instrumental in many outreach programs to get young women and underrepresented students interested in Engineering. Every summer, she teaches Computer Science to high school girls at the GAMES camp – hosted by Women In Engineering at the U of I.
C, C++, Python, Eagle, LC3 Assembly, x86 Assembly, AutoCAD, Camtasia, HTML, PHP, MYSQL, Wiki Markup Language
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – B.S. in Computer Engineering
Pixo, 2013-Present – Support Engineer
University of Illinois Girls Adventure in Math, Engineering & Science, 2008-Present – Robotics Coordinator, Computer Science Coordinator, Lab Assistant, Counselor
University of Illinois Women in Engineering, 2013 – Office Support Associate
University of Illinois Micro & Nanotechnology Laboratory, 2010 – Curriculum Developer
The first and prevailing principle behind the Agile Manifesto says, “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. ” There’s a lot of power packed into that sentence so let’s examine it a bit more closely. What is our prime directive? Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer (or client, in the consultancy case).