Pain is our bodies way of telling us to stop doing something. Stop putting your hand on a hot stove, stop hammering your thumb, stop walking into lampposts… Like it or not, our profession, software testing, unwittingly creates pain in others. Shattering illusions does that. Have you seen that look of mild alarm as you […]
Below are 13 low cost ideas aimed at generating discussion on quality or a related topic. The ideas is to get a better understanding of the state of quality and people’s perception of that. By gathering and sharing this information with your team it may help your team to decide where to start.
We had the first Quality Engineering Lean Coffee and the following topics: QA Career Development How to assess quality practices and maturity of a team How to attract people to get into a quality career What can help testers when there is no BS or RS documentation QA versus Dev Ratio (bottleneck) How to manage […]
How do we know if we are providing our business partners with suitable options allowing them to reduce their business risk? Is this something worth working towards and measuring?
If, as Gerry Weinberg states Quality is “value to some person” …then the corollary stands that risk is anything that threatens that value. This can be useful because Quality is an amorphous, shapeshifter, notoriously difficult to nail down. Its final judge is not us but our consumers. I compare quality to a Black Hole. We can’t […]