Max Guernsey, III is a veteran software developer with nearly twenty years’ experience in a wide array of contexts ranging from internal business applications to shrink-wrap scientific software. In his career, Max has helped numerous teams adopt sustainable technical practices and transition to agile processes. He is a second-generation programmer, educated on the mean streets of Beaverton, OR. He is author of Transition Testing: Cornerstone of Database Agility and Test-Driven Database Development: Unlocking Agility. He is an active indie game developer and a pretend music/lyrics composer. Max is a Senior Consultant for Net Objectives, Inc. and in that role he is regularly afforded the opportunity to help teams adopt modern technical practices ranging from Test-Driven Development to modern software design techniques.