Trouble in The Old Republic

A Story of Relations and Relationships

Different roles in a team have natural differences in values, needs, and goals. This is especially true with app developers and database folks. Testers can be the perfect glue and build bridges.

A long time ago in a company far, far away…

It is a period of CHANGE at Galactic Enterprise Solutions. The economy is shifting. Apps, solutions, and legacy systems have to be adapted and improved to fit the market.

While investigating odd behavior of a mission-critical application, newest hire TESTER SAM finds himself in an age-old conflict between app development and the mysterious DATABASE-WOOKIE. To survive in his new role, he has to learn not only about ancient tech-artifacts, but also about natural differences in values, needs, and goals of his team members.

But in the REAL WORLD, a lot of agile best practices seem impossible to reach. Just when he is about to lose hope, Sam realizes that “UNICORN LAND” might mean something very different…


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