Brian Copeland

About Brian Copeland

With over 25 years of senior level experience in the software development industry specializing in organizational transformation and development, Brian has been instrumental in the testing of critical business systems, from mission critical applications to commercial software. Mr. Copeland’s career has included 10 years as the Test Operations Manager for the Titan II, 34D, IVA, and IVB programs, managing both flight and ground software-testing facilities for Lockheed Martin. Mr. Copeland also served as the Sr. Manager of Quality Assurance for the shared services of Deloitte & Touché, LLP. His diverse experiences range across the aerospace, medical device, title insurance, legal services software, big four accounting firm, and banking industries. Brian led the global testing organization for The Nielsen Company, overseeing the successful transformation of the testing function made up of over 750 testing associates. Mr. Copeland has been a key-note speaker at the International Business Forum, and has been a featured speaker at HP Software Universe. Brian is a past president of the greater Cincinnati International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA), and holds an ITIL v3.0 Foundations and RCV certifications.

Articles by Brian Copeland (19)

Agile vs Fragile: Strategies for breaking down the façade

Agile vs Fragile: Do testing tools have a place in Agile development?

Agile vs Fragile: The role of “independent” testing in the Agile framework

Agile vs Fragile: What the Agile Manifesto means for processes and documentation

Agile vs Fragile: Retrospective Look Forward

Agile vs Fragile: Let the Team Shine

Agile vs Fragile: Simplicity = Stability & Speed

Agile vs Fragile: Technical Discipline Matters

Agile vs Fragile: Not a Death March

Agile vs Fragile: Quality Matters